News and advice for asset management, including wills and probate, power of attorney, trusts and tax.
New research launched today provides valuable insights into how solicitors can help their clients use their wills to support charities.
This practice note is relevant to any solicitor involved in the administration of estates.
We have commented on the proposed reform of VAT and inheritance tax (IHT) related disclosure regimes which aims to prevent tax avoidance.
This note summarises what a trust corporation is, the requirements for its creation and a number of other matters.
This practice note provides information about the different powers of attorney that can be used when dealing with a banking institution, to avoid difficulties in evidencing your authority to act on behalf of a donor.
This practice note assists solicitors in advising clients regarding lasting powers of attorney.
Lasting power of attorney enable you to choose to give someone you trust the power to act on your behalf in situations which you have identified.
Forget to make a will, and when you die you could leave a sea of problems for your already bereaved family and friends, the Law Society warned today.
The Law Society has responded to the Ministry of Justice’s consultation on proposals to reform fees for grants of probate.
This practice note aims to assist firms to address the issues that arise when a solicitor, who has held fiduciary roles, retires or departs from a practice.
The Law Society's quality mark for any practice that can demonstrate excellence in legal practice management and client care.
Prove your experience in representing the needs of vulnerable clients to prospective clients.
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.
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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