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Jessica Betts-Williams

Private Client Paralegal

Jessica has joined us with 6 years private client experience.  Jessica has a particular interest in cross-border estates and their complexities.

Jessica is a student member of STEP.

In her spare time Jessica reads Crime Fiction novels and enjoys agility and canicross training with her dogs.

You can contact Jessica at jessica.bettswilliams@bevissandbeckingsale.co.uk

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Mark Carlisle

Natural England revokes three general licences for control of wild birds

Posted by Mark Carlisle on April 26th 2019 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS.

On 25 April 2019, Natural England is revoking three general licences for controlling 16 species of wild birds, following a challenge by a new environmental NGO, Wild Justice (see Natural...

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Natalie Tonkin

Probate fee increase – a stealth tax?

Posted by Natalie Tonkin on April 26th 2019 in POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND THE COURT OF PROTECTION, WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES.

Labelled a “steal tax” by critics, the current flat fee of £215 (or £155 if applying through a solicitor) for probate is set to increase from April 2019 as follows:-

  • Estates...

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Natalie Tonkin

The Residence Nil Rate Band – Do you benefit?

Posted by Natalie Tonkin on April 26th 2019 in WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES.

From 6 April 2017, the Residence Nil Rate Band (“RNRB”) is available for estates of people who leave the interest in the family home to direct descendants (children, grandchildren and...

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