• Consumer issues, debt and insolvency

    This section covers regulatory, transactional or litigious matters including advising on the Consumer Credit Directive, credit cards and loans, point of sale finance and personal insolvency.

  • Bankrupt beneficiaries

    Solicitors who make distributions out of a deceased person's estate to a bankrupt beneficiary may be making the distribution to the wrong person.

    26 February 2018
    Practice note

    Amending the definition of financial advice consultation – Law Society response

    The Law Society has responded to HM Treasury's consultation on amending the definition of financial advice.

    10 January 2017
    Consultation response

    A look at 2017: Access to justice

    In the first in a series on the key issues concerning solicitors in 2017, Robert Bourns looks at threats to access to justice.

    5 January 2017
    Blog

    Consumer issues, debt and bankruptcy

    This section covers regulatory, transactional or litigious matters including advising on the Consumer Credit Directive, credit cards and loans, point of sale finance and personal insolvency.

    9 June 2016
    Information

    Online survey of individuals’ handling of legal issues in England and Wales 2015

    In the largest ever survey of legal needs in England and Wales, more than 8000 people responded to Ipsos-MORI's questions about legal issues.

    25 May 2016
    Research

    Cancellation of contracts entered into before 13 June 2014 - archive version

    This practice note only applies to contracts entered into before 13 June 2014.

    25 June 2014
    Practice note
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