About a month ago, I caught up with some Singapore and BVI trust lawyers over some off shore trust work. Coincidentally, on my return, WhatsApp messages started trickling in, asking whether inheritance tax will be introduced in the upcoming budget. I, of course, immediately thought that an article on inheritance tax or death duties would […]
What an exciting couple of weeks it has been! I got a few challenging wills signed off and advised on some complex structures for Malaysian families with UK ties.
MM2H wills and estate planning issues for expats: Penang has a substantial expat population, a lot of whom are British and are here through the Malaysia My Second Home (“MM2H”) programme. In light of the UK tax changes effective from 6 April 2017, I thought it would be helpful to update the local British expat community as […]
Estate planning and will writing, while not a complex area of law, can sometimes be misunderstood.
I was just a few years into my own practice when I prepared my mother’s will.