Expert Legal Advice Throughout Business Acquisition or Disposal

Buying or selling a business can be a complex and demanding process, requiring careful consideration of numerous legal and financial aspects. With the right legal guidance, businesses can navigate mergers and acquisitions smoothly, maximising the benefits of the transaction. Aristone Solicitors’ specialist team of M&A solicitors advises corporate clients on intricate and transformational transactions, ensuring … Read more

How to Disinherit Someone in a Will: Discover 4 Compelling Reasons Why

Introduction Writing a will is a profound act – a way to shape the legacy you leave behind. But what happens when you intentionally exclude someone from your will? Is it a cold-hearted decision, or does it carry deeper meaning? This article delves into the intricate reasons why individuals deliberately omit certain beneficiaries from their … Read more

Misrepresentation claims in contract law

Entering into a contract involves a level of trust and reliance on the information provided by all parties involved. Misrepresentation occurs when one party is misled by false statements, which can have significant legal implications. This article provides an overview of misrepresentation in contract law, types of misrepresentation, how it can be proven, and available … Read more

I have a received a claim form. What should I do now?

Receiving a claim form, usually the N1 Court Form, means that someone is suing you. Ignoring the claim form can lead to an automatic (default) Judgment against you, which can negatively impact your ability to get a job, mortgage, and even reduce your credit rating. Things to Check First Dealing with the Claim You have … Read more

Public and Clients Affected by the Liquidation and Closure of The Sterling Trust Company Ltd

Dear Clients and Families, We hope this letter finds you well. We understand that many of you are facing a challenging time following the unexpected liquidation and closure of The Sterling Trust Company Ltd. As a firm entrusted with the delicate and crucial responsibility of handling your family’s probate matters, we recognise the distress and … Read more

AstraZeneca Vaccine Compensation: How to make a claim?

We understand the concerns many of you may have regarding the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and the rare cases of blood clots that have been associated with it. The government has established a framework to address these concerns and to provide compensation for those affected. This blog post aims to clarify the entitlement to compensation for … Read more

Resolving Co-ownership Disputes: An Introduction to TOLATA Claims and Expert Legal Advice

Navigating the complexities of shared property ownership can be a daunting task, especially when disputes arise between co-owners. Whether it’s a couple facing the aftermath of a relationship breakdown or individuals grappling with conflicting claims to a jointly owned property, the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA) serves as a crucial … Read more

What is a Discretionary Trust — Explained: Benefits, Risks, and Tax Implications

Discretionary trusts, like enigmatic chameleons, occupy a peculiar space in the realm of estate planning. Their allure lies in their flexibility, but their shadow conceals a host of complexities and potential pitfalls. In this article, we dissect the controversy surrounding discretionary trusts, focusing on their use, risks, and their curious dance with inheritance tax. The … Read more

How to Protect My Children from International Abduction: Vital Steps Every Parent Must Know

Imagine the gut-wrenching fear of discovering that your child is at risk of being taken away to a foreign country without your consent. Sadly, this nightmare scenario is a reality for many parents who find themselves in the midst of custody disputes or facing the threat of international abduction. In such situations, knowing the right … Read more

The Renters Reform Bill – What You Need to Know?

The Renters Reform Bill poses the possibility of a near comprehensive overhaul to the realm of the residential rental market in England. This raises the question, stripped of all the legal jargon – what is it all about? In a survey of two thousand private renters, the Tenant Deposit Scheme Charitable Foundation (TDS), found 83% … Read more