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Mental capacity from an international law perspective

Posted by on Oct 25, 2020 in LEGAL UPDATES

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...

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Tribunale di Roma, guidelines September 2020

Posted by on Sep 24, 2020 in LEGAL UPDATES

The Civil Court of Rome at Via Giulio Cesare is tentatively resuming normal service, but much of its previous routine work has been moved to virtual hearings or applications for copies of courts orders being made by PEC certified email. Where possible visits by the public are now avoided. The Court recently published news on how each section is operating,...

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Courts to open in August in Le Marche

Posted by on Jul 21, 2020 in LEGAL UPDATES

Usually the Italian courts are “suspended” for the traditional Italian holiday month, from 1st to 31st August, and this period does not count in calculating any time limits for service or filing of court pleadings or defences and no hearings are listed. The Court of Ancona in Le Marche has announced this week that it will instead list more than...

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New immigration lawyer joins Oliver & Partners


We are pleased to announce a new addition to the Immigration and Citizenship department. Liliana Petrolo is an Italian lawyer with extensive experience in applications for visas for entry to Italy, in particular from non-EU countries, including: visas for re-entry into Italy, for family reasons, study, or elective residence (visto per reingresso, motivi...

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