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Portcullis Legals at Plymouth University Graduation 2017
Posted: 19th September 2017 by Portcullis Legals
Portcullis Legals award prize in innovation for The Plymouth University Entrepreneurship degree. We truely believe innovation is of huge importance in the world of business, and something that everybody should be embracing in order to grow within their industry. Portcullis Legals have won The Herald Innovation award locally and also the National Corporate Livewire...
Public Domain Prince Image
Posted: 13th September 2017 by Marina Leadbetter
Prince died without making a Will, as did Amy Winehouse and Jimi Hendrix meaning they died intestate, and their assets not neccasairly going where they wanted them to. Making a Will helps to ensure that you, rather than legislation, decide what is done with your money, property and personal posessions after your death. A recent Telegraph article by 'Remember A Charity' states how it is...
Home Protection
Posted: 22nd August 2017 by Portcullis Legals ltd
A Trust, in a nutshell, protects your possessions from Inheritance Tax Liability. (40% of you estate above £325,000). It means that the beneficiaries are the owners of equitable interests in the trust assets. A recent example of this is with the Duke of Westminster who recently inherited £9bn, as the Grosvenor estate was placed in a trust. Within the trust, you then have a list of...
The rise of the “Google Lawyer”
Posted: 18th August 2017 by Trevor Worth MBA TEP
Trevor gave his opinon on Today's Wills and Probate Blog. Article Text: Whilst the talk in and around the subject of disruptive law models continues unabated and rightly so, the title of this post does not refer to IBM Watson, Artificial Intelligence or the entry from all sorts of global brands into the legal services arena. My thoughts are more aligned to the rise of apparent expertise via...
Posted: 18th August 2017 by Marina Leadbetter
Our CEO Trevor was asked to give his view to 'Todays Wills and Probate' after the former Court of Protection judge, Denzil Lush was reported to have shared his strong stance against the Powers of Attorney System within the UK. “Whilst fully respecting Denzil’s view gained from his first hand experience, I’m always suspicious when anyone in the public domain has a book or product...
Storm Troopers in New Store
Posted: 18th July 2017 by Portcullis Legals Ltd
Take a look at The Devon Chamber of Commerce latest article all about us, and how we are delivering expert and niche advise across the South West! "Despite being launched almost 30 years ago, it is only the past 18 months that Portcullis Legals has come to prominence. The Founder and CEO Trevor Worth, having completed his MBA at the University of Exeter in 2015, decided to use that experience...
Glitter
Posted: 13th July 2017 by Portcullis Legals Ltd
CEO, Trevor Worth, was asked to contribute an article to Remember A Charity again this year about charity legacies and technology. "If you were asked to name a creative and customer focused industry or profession, it’s a fair bet that the legal profession wouldn’t come anywhere near the top of the list. The perception of lawyers in general, rightly or wrongly, is of a jargon...
Cheque Presentation St Luke's Hospice
Posted: 14th June 2017 by Portcullis Legals Ltd
We are thrilled to have raised over £10,000 for St Luke Hospice, Plymouth's adult Hospice, throughout their 'Make a Will Week' in May. Nicola Keen, Corporate Fundraiser at the charity, came to visit Marina and Trevor at Cornwood to tell us all about the Hospice and how the funds will help. St Luke's Hospice have been caring for patients across the South West for over 30 years whether thats in...
Free Will with our Funeral Plans
Posted: 30th May 2017 by Portcullis Legals Ltd
We are pleased to announce a brand new offering! **Portcullis Legals are offering a free Will for each Funeral Plan taken out** If you have been pondering whether or not to take out a Funeral Plan, then now's the time. With the rising costs of these plans, we can guarantee that your funeral plan will be fixed at todays price. Alongside your funeral plan we are also offering you a free...
Posted: 16th May 2017 by Marina Leadbetter
Portcullis Legals are supporting Plymouths local adult hospice - St Luke's Hospice - by offering your friends, families and relatives free Wills. Over half of the population do not have a will and of those that do, over 20% of them have never reviewed it. Have you thought about your future and what will happen if the worst happens? St Luke’s Make a Will Week runs all this week from Monday...