Cryptocurrency and Wills

Cryptocurrency and Wills

Iftekhar ShahIftekhar is the Head of Private Client department at Deo Volente Solicitors. Iftekhar joined in February 2020 coming from a top 100 law firm in London. His experience includes providing clients with estate planning advice to assist managing their inheritance tax liability, drafting wills and lasting powers of attorney along with acting as a…

How to Video-Witness a Will

How to Video-Witness a Will

Iftekhar ShahIftekhar is the Head of Private Client department at Deo Volente Solicitors. Iftekhar joined in February 2020 coming from a top 100 law firm in London. His experience includes providing clients with estate planning advice to assist managing their inheritance tax liability, drafting wills and lasting powers of attorney along with acting as a…

Executor Duties

Executor Duties

Identify the assets: An Executor must first identify all the assets in the deceased’s estate, and this includes ascertaining details of all bank accounts, pension arrangements and property ownership. An Executor has a duty to contact all asset holders to ascertain the value of the assets at the date of death.  Identify liabilities: As well…

Have your financial circumstances

Have your financial circumstances changed since your last grant of leave?

Have your financial circumstances changed since your last grant of leave? Was your leave granted on the basis of your family or private life? by Shazia Akhtar, Partner, and Head of Immigration Services During these unprecedented times, we understand that people are struggling to make ends meet because of illness, self-isolation, school, or work closures. If you are currently in the…

We are here to help you

We are here to help you! – Covid 19 Update

The health and safety of our staff, clients and fellow businesses is our given priority in any period. Due to current Covid-19 pandemic, we want to inform you that unfortunately, we will not be hosting face-to-face meeting for the foreseeable future.  Fortunately, as a firm, we have adapted to the current circumstances to make sure that we are still…

The PPE Conundrum

The PPE Conundrum

The PPE conundrum by Danna Quinto, Head of Litigation and Family Services/Partner of Deo Volente LLP I am an immigrant, a transplant from Philippines circa 13  years ago. Most, if not all, of the Filipino people of my age that I know of and am close with, who live in the UK are nurses or health care workers. This includes my best friend of…