Free Will Preparation Guide

Where a Will does not exist, local courts attempt to apply local law to assets held in UAE. If this is against the wishes of the heirs, legal disputes tend to be long, expensive and the outcome uncertain.

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Sharia Law and Wills

For non-Muslim British expatriates, having Sharia applied to their estate can result in a significant increase in Inheritance Tax. This is due to the loss […]

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UK Budget

UK Budgets don’t normally have much of an effect on expats. They give us a bit of an insight into what life is like ‘back […]

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Update on Wills for Expats in Dubai

I last wrote about the importance of having a Will in early 2014. Since then there have been a number of important changes in legislation […]

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Why You Should Have A Will

Ok, I know, no-one wants to think about the inevitable but the fact is we will all die but none of us know when it […]

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Should I Buy a Property In Dubai?

With rental prices going up as much as 75% in some areas of Dubai over the last 12 months many expats are wondering if they’d […]

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Is The Taxman the Main Beneficiary of Your Estate?

As Dubai based expats very few of us have to worry about tax: we pay no income tax and no capital gains tax. We could […]

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