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Mike Downey
    • Mike Downey

    • Director & Head of Lifetime Planning - South East Wales
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Firebreak Fatigue? Take Lock Stock of your Finances

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Nobody wanted to see Wales go into another lockdown, but it is important that we support each other and the public health at this difficult time. If you have run out of DIY jobs to do and you cannot face baking any more banana bread, why not use this...

Never Mind the Housework - Spring Clean Your Finances

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During lockdown, our thoughts may have turned to spring cleaning the house, tidying up the garage, or sorting out that problematic bits and pieces drawer in the kitchen. But, turning your attention to your finances could be a better use of your time. ...

Lasting Powers of Attorney Q&A - A Video Blog by JCP Solicitors

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Working with CS Local Cymru Wales, Mike Downey, JCP Solicitors answers questions on Lasting Powers of Attorney. Mike is the Director and Head of Lifetime Planning in South East Wales. ...

Ask The Legal Expert - Options To Safeguard Your Finances As You Get Older

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I am a part-time carer for my elderly mother, who is physically frail, but mentally sharp. She and my sister have been estranged for decades, but she has approached mum recently to ask her for a large loan. My mother is considering agreeing to this, since...

Ask The Legal Expert- Mirror Wills

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My wife and I are recently married and are considering making Mirror Wills, since they seem the simplest option. I have an adult daughter and my wife has no children. Would a Mirror Will work for us? Some couples do opt to file Mirror Wills...

Transitioning? It's Important to Change Your Will

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A growing number of people in Britain are transgender, and the legalities around the treatment of transgender people are increasingly being addressed in the legal sphere. Transitioning is a complex undertaking, physically, emotionally, and practically, and...

Archbishop Slams 'Ancient Evils' And Backs Inheritance Tax Reform

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The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has ruffled some feathers by using colourful, biblical language to condemn some of the UK’s current economic practices and their apparatus. The churchman delivered a series of condemnations - at a...

JCP Solicitors Invest in Caerphilly

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Law firm JCP Solicitors, which merged with Glamorgan Law in April 2017, has invested in its operations in Caerphilly town centre by moving to a new modern office, affirming a long term future in the area. The new office, at Ty Cennydd, Castle Street...

All Change for Inheritance Tax?

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Mike Downey, Director and Head of Lifetime Planning in South East Wales at JCP Solicitors, considers proposals for sweeping changes to Inheritance Tax that would potentially apply to thousands of people across the UK, if they were adopted. A recent report...