News and advice for asset management, including wills and probate, power of attorney, trusts and tax.
New guidance published today will assist solicitors who receive a request for access to the will of an individual who has lost mental capacity.
This practice note clarifies when a solicitor can disclose a copy of a client’s will where the client has lost mental capacity.
This practice note provides advice on meeting the requirements for providing clients with sufficient information to make an informed decision about the appointment of an executor.
The Law Society has responded to the SRA's discussion paper on Regulatory Data and Consumer Choice in Legal Services.
Law Society president Robert Bourns gave a speech at the London School of Economics panel event.
Katherine Gibson discusses her move from private practice to in-house and back to private practice.
Nicola Manning was an early pioneer in the career of law management.
Funke Abimbola ignored advice that she was 'institutionalised'.
Stephanie Haladner finds that having two careers where each informs the other has been a powerful combination.
As well as a legal career, Olivier Streater also trained as a dance and movement therapist.
Our quality mark covers all types of personal injury work for defendant and claimant injury practitioners.
From the Private Client Section: Alexis Hearnden looks at deprivation of liberty
This accreditation supports practitioners with best practice for wills and estate administration.
This accreditation scheme covers the representation of patients in all proceedings before the first-tier tribunal.
The Law Society's quality mark for any practice that can demonstrate excellence in legal practice management and client care.
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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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