News and advice for asset management, including wills and probate, power of attorney, trusts and tax.
We have received further guidance on the new probate fees scheme from the MoJ.
A simpler set of safeguards is needed to protect the growing number of vulnerable people unable to give informed consent.
Information about accreditation costs.
A client wishes to revoke their will. Will mental capacity be an issue?
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.
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.
This book will help you assist clients with trusts, from protecting assets to minimising exposure to tax.
From the Private Client Section: working with transgender clients
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It keeps under review and promotes improvements in the law and procedure relating to wills, probate, trusts and charities.
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