News and advice for asset management, including wills and probate, power of attorney, trusts and tax.
The Law Society's response to the Sentencing Council’s consultation on guidelines for sentencing offences of manslaughter.
The Law Society has responded to the SRA's discussion paper on Regulatory Data and Consumer Choice in Legal Services.
We have commented on the proposed reform of VAT and inheritance tax (IHT) related disclosure regimes which aims to prevent tax avoidance.
The Law Society has responded to the Ministry of Justice’s consultation on proposals to reform fees for grants of probate.
The Society has strong reservations about the possibility of the introduction of a fully digital Lasting Power of Attorney without physical signatures.
Read the Law Society response to the Legal Services Board (LSB) consultation on whether the list of reserved activities should be amended to include will writing and estate administration activities.
Our quality mark covers all types of personal injury work for defendant and claimant injury practitioners.
This accreditation supports practitioners with best practice for wills and estate administration.
The Law Society's quality mark for any practice that can demonstrate excellence in legal practice management and client care.
From the Private Client Section: Alexis Hearnden looks at deprivation of liberty
This accreditation scheme covers the representation of patients in all proceedings before the first-tier tribunal.
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The Wills and Equity Committee is part of our Legal Affairs and Policy Board.
It keeps under review and promotes improvements in the law and procedure relating to wills, probate, trusts and charities.
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