Private Client, Probate & Trust

Power and Duties of the Executor of a Will

Power and Duties of the Executor of a Will 1600 1040 Alfred Ip

Anyone making a Will should carefully consider how to choose the executor, and whether to put in additional clauses governing the powers and duties of the executor in the Will.

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Domicile and Why it’s More Than Just Where You Live

Domicile and Why it’s More Than Just Where You Live 598 417 Alfred Ip

A person’s place of domicile carries potentially significant legal and practical consequences that may not immediately be apparent

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Cryptocurrencies in the Complicated World of Tax, Estate and Trust Law

Cryptocurrencies in the Complicated World of Tax, Estate and Trust Law 1051 701 Alfred Ip

What happens to virtual currencies once the owner has passed away? Is an individual able to distribute such assets if he wishes to do so through his will?

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Proper Estate Planning: When there is a Will, there is a Way!

Proper Estate Planning: When there is a Will, there is a Way! 960 640 Freda Lim

If you want a proper way to plan for your succession and ensure your loved ones are looked after in your absence, you need a Will.

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Enduring Power of Attorney: Sound Advice for the Unsound Mind!

Enduring Power of Attorney: Sound Advice for the Unsound Mind! 1050 701 Freda Lim

Most people plan their succession properly. However, they do not envision the possibility of them ever becoming mentally incapacitated.

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Testamentary Freedom and Disinheritance in Hong Kong

Testamentary Freedom and Disinheritance in Hong Kong 799 604 Alfred Ip

Everything you need to know about wills, testamentary freedom and the law in Hong Kong, and your rights in the case of disinheritance

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“No one has ever become poor by giving” – How to Leave a Legacy by Benefitting Charitable Causes in Your Will

“No one has ever become poor by giving” – How to Leave a Legacy by Benefitting Charitable Causes in Your Will 1050 700 Freda Lim

According to the CAF World Giving Index, Hong Kong is ranked 18th out of 144 economies in the survey with 55% saying they have donated money to a charity

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The Potential Pitfalls of Mutual Wills

The Potential Pitfalls of Mutual Wills 1016 710 Alfred Ip

We explain what a mutual will is and why it might not be the best solution for your family

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ALM | Boutique Law Firm Bolsters Private Client Practice as Hong Kong’s Aging Business Owners Make Succession Plans

ALM | Boutique Law Firm Bolsters Private Client Practice as Hong Kong’s Aging Business Owners Make Succession Plans 1600 1006 Hugill & Ip

Freda Lim joins Hugill & Ip as a partner from local firm Vivien Teu & Co, which is in association with Shanghai-based Llinks Law Offices

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Probate Focus Week: Why Child-Free Couples Should Still Make A Will

Probate Focus Week: Why Child-Free Couples Should Still Make A Will 966 725 Alfred Ip

We explain why a will is vital for couples without children – a common phenomenon in Hong Kong and how a will is essential to these couples when planning their estate.

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