• 24 OCT 16
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    No escape for dishonest partners when couples split

    No escape for dishonest partners when couples split

    A landmark Court of Appeal decision could result in divorce settlements based on false information being overturned. David Connor, private client partner at WHN Solicitors, examines the issues. Significant victory in two-year legal battle A ruling in favour of a woman claiming her ex-civil partner lied about the size of her fortune when they split

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    • 10 OCT 16
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    Inheritance tax perk: how the changes will benefit your family

    Inheritance tax perk: how the changes will benefit your family

    Spurred by factors such as the rising value of property, more people are being dragged into the inheritance tax net, with the number of families hit by inheritance tax set to double in the next five years from one in twenty estates to almost one in every ten. Despite this, inheritance tax exemptions and reliefs

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    • 03 OCT 16
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    Paul relishes his remit to drive growth at WHN

    Paul relishes his remit to drive growth at WHN

    Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall Solicitors has underlined its commitment to strategic expansion with the appointment of Paul Matthews as head of its corporate and commercial team. Paul, who is 48 and lives near Chorley, joins WHN after a long and distinguished career as a specialist solicitor. He spent 12 years as a partner with Manchester

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