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The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has launched a scheme to refund those who may have paid more than they should for applying to register powers of attorney.
Firms experiencing difficulties registering with HMRC’s online trust registration service should now be able to do so by using their agent code.
We have received further guidance on the new probate fees scheme from the MoJ.
The Office of the Public Guardian has published new guidance for professionals who are appointed to act as an individual’s attorney under a lasting power of attorney.
New guidance published today will assist solicitors who receive a request for access to the will of an individual who has lost mental capacity.
The Law Society has again called for explicit statutory protection for legal professional privilege in its evidence to the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill Joint Committee.
We're looking for solicitors to take part in a new series of short films to promote their work.
From 1 September 2014 we're running a consumer-facing campaign to support your business.
We're looking to involve our members and your clients in our private client campaign to promote the legal profession across England and Wales this autumn.
The Law Society has reacted with disappointment to the government's decision not to regulate will writers.
This accreditation scheme covers the representation of patients in all proceedings before the first-tier tribunal.
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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.
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