Established in Nottingham for over 200 years, Fraser Brown Solicitors are proud to be the oldest independent firm of solicitors in the city and to have provided legal services to many local businesses and individuals.
Our award winning Commercial Legal Services are regarded as among the best in the region. With a wide variety of clients from multi national organisations to SMEs our team are available to offer a full range of legal solutions across commercial matters.
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Agricultural Property Relief (APR) is a relief against inheritance tax. It applies both during a person’s lifetime (if a gift of agricultural property is made) and on their death (if agricultural property forms part of their estate). Read more here.
If a person becomes mentally incapable of making decisions about their own financial affairs, and without a Lasting Power of Attorney, an application should be made to the Court of Protection for a ‘Deputy’ to be appointed. Read more here...
We are celebrating the one-year anniversary of our Lincoln office this month following an outstanding 12 months in the region.
The Lincoln base marks the first location for the firm outside of Nottinghamshire, and since opening its doors a
In the recent Debenhams' Company Voluntary Arrangement case, the High Court rejected an application brought by a group of landlords to challenge the company voluntary arrangement. We look at both sides here.
Over a quarter of the population have made a gift of over £1,000 in their lifetime, research has found that fewer than half of those who made gifts were aware of the inheritance tax rules and exemptions surrounding those gifts. Read about these here.
The law in England and Wales gives us testamentary freedom. We are largely free to leave our assets in our will to anybody we choose - there are no laws stating that certain family members must inherit a set amount, BUT it's not always that easy.
It is often the case that people jointly purchase a property but contribute different amounts, either to the initial deposit or to the ongoing mortgage payments. When this is the case it is recommended that a declaration of trust is created...
It has been the case for a long time that a leaseholder can apply to modify a restriction under section 84(12) law of Property Act 1925; a term of more than 40 years. A recent case that we discuss now has highlighted this.
Fraser Brown is a partnership of limited companies. Any references to partners in any document should be taken as being references to the directors of the limited companies and not to individual partners of the firm.