Apostille and Legalisation

Apostille and Legalisation The Hague Convention XII of 5 October 1961, an international treaty of Private International Law abolished the requirement of Legalisation of Foreign Documents, (via Consular offices/ Embassy/ High Commission) and replaced it with the procedure of “Apostille” which consists in applying a Certificate of Apostille. What is an Apostille Apostilles are certificates Read more about Apostille and Legalisation[…]

Administration of estate with foreign assets

It has become increasingly common for British retirees to live abroad and we can often come across probate matters where foreign assets are involved. The presence of foreign assets can be a complex issue in the process of administration of the estate of the deceased.  It can pose complex cross-border issues whether or not a Read more about Administration of estate with foreign assets[…]