Trusts

LexisNexis | Conflicting Wishes of the Settlor and Courts’ Interpretation

LexisNexis | Conflicting Wishes of the Settlor and Courts’ Interpretation 800 597 Hugill & Ip

As part of a thorough Estate Planning, a Will and a Trust usually complement each other, however in some circumstances the terms of the two documents may conflict.

STEP Hong Kong | Removal of Trustees

STEP Hong Kong | Removal of Trustees 1480 896 Hugill & Ip

What happens when a beneficiary is displeased with the actions of a trustee, and what methods of legal recourse are available?

LexisNexis | Leading Estates Cases: Disputes Between Beneficiaries

LexisNexis | Leading Estates Cases: Disputes Between Beneficiaries 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

Estate Planning is not a one-off exercise that people should do when they get older, but rather an ongoing process that gets reviewed and revised to be in line with changing situations and family dynamics.

Private Client

Wills and Trusts: Two Different Estate Planning Tools

Wills and Trusts: Two Different Estate Planning Tools 1600 583 Hugill & Ip

The difference between Wills and Trusts is not always obvious. Both are valuable Estate Planning tools but they are not the same. This Q&A explains the main differences.

Pitfalls of Homemade Wills

Pitfalls of Homemade Wills 1200 800 Alfred Ip

Homemade Wills often present more problems than solutions. Will drafting should always been done properly by professional lawyers with specific experience in Estate Planning.

Tax and Estate Planning When Moving to the UK

Tax and Estate Planning When Moving to the UK 1200 798 Alfred Ip

When planning to relocate from Hong Kong to the UK, it is crucial to avoid unpleasant surprises from the UK tax law system, that could have a significant impact on personal and family wealth.

Immigration to the UK: Preparatory Legal and Tax Steps

Immigration to the UK: Preparatory Legal and Tax Steps 1800 1136 Hugill & Ip

Alfred Ip of Hugill & Ip discusses with Julia Jackson and Matthew Braithwaite of Wedlake Bell issues related to immigration. The preparatory steps when applying for resident status in the…

Podcast S1E5 | Private Client: Estate Planning & Probate Process

Podcast S1E5 | Private Client: Estate Planning & Probate Process 1920 700 Alfred Ip

Margaret Wo and Alfred Ip discuss the essentials of estate planning and probate process in Hong Kong plus some common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

How’s the COVID-19 Emergency Impacting Estate Planning?

How’s the COVID-19 Emergency Impacting Estate Planning? 600 512 Alfred Ip

During the current coronavirus pandemic, it’s understandable that many people start thinking if they have properly taken care of their affairs: setting up or reviewing how to protect your assets and loved ones becomes paramount.

How Can Divorce Affect Inheritance Assets?

How Can Divorce Affect Inheritance Assets? 900 675 Alfred Ip

In divorce proceedings everything owned or controlled by the parties is to be considered as part of the matrimonial pool. However, there is a difference regarding the assets which have been inherited.

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