Posted by on Oct 25, 2020 in LEGAL UPDATES

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British citizens owning property overseas may have difficulty dealing with those assets should they lose legal capacity due to illness or old age, as a Lasting Power of Attorney made in the UK will not necessarily be recognised in another legal jurisdiction.   

A recent article published in the Law Society’s Private Client Section, “The New Frontier”, includes case studies considering cross-border mental capacity laws across four European jurisdictions, and a contribution on the Italian perspective by Charlotte Oliver.

Link to article in Law Society Journal

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