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Peter worked as a corporate lawyer and he now advises on succession/wealth planning in the context of trusts, companies, partnerships, and other corporate vehicles. Peter’s expertise also covers inheritance and capital gains tax advice.

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The Scotsman: Dickens would be first to applaud philanthropic families helping bridge post pandemic gap

Peter Shand

Murray Beith Murray Private Client Partner, Peter Shand considers the multiple benefits of setting up a charitable family trust or foundation in a recent article, republished here by kind permission of The Scotsman:

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Inheritance Tax Planning: Lifetime Gifts

peter

When it comes to estate planning, Inheritance Tax liability is a key consideration for many.  You can mitigate this during your lifetime through gifting.  As well as reducing the value of your estate for Inheritance Tax purposes, you can enjoy seeing your loved ones benefit from the gifts. In this article, we consider how you can make the most of lifetime gifting.

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Benefits of using a Family Protection Trust to provide for your family

Peter Shand

If you are looking to provide for your family after you have passed away, you may have considered a type of trust - often referred to as a ‘Family Protection Trust’ or ‘Asset Protection Trust’. As these terms suggest, these types of trusts are designed to protect your family wealth from a variety of different circumstances. While setting up a trust is not right for everyone, it can provide a broad range of benefits under the right circumstances. In this article, we look at some of the protections a trust might afford your assets and your future family wealth.

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Intergenerational estate planning using pensions

peter

Pensions can be an incredibly efficient way of maximising the inheritance your loved ones will receive after you pass away, greatly mitigating your inheritance tax liability and providing an element of flexibility for intergenerational estate planning. In this article, we look at some of the key benefits of using pensions as part of the estate planning process

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The Scotsman: Channel your inner Kipling as a family dispute rages

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Murray Beith Murray Private Client Partner, Peter Shand, writes in The Scotsman today. Read the full article below, republished by kind permission of The Scotsman:

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