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Those who lack mental capacity must have access to independent representation in court hearings about their personal liberty, the Court of Protection rules.
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.
This practice note will assist solicitors in adapting their practices to identify and meet the needs of vulnerable clients.
This page provides information for WIQS accredited practices.
Read our comprehensive guidance and listen to our podcast on how to identify a deprivation of liberty.
The Social Care Institute for Excellence has recently launched a new directory of Mental Capacity Act resources.
We have responded to the Charity Commission's consultation on the new version of 'The essential trustee'.
Preparing a will or lifetime gift for a client can be a sensitive area. It is easy for those who receive less than they were expecting to allege improper influence. Your firm should therefore have safeguards in place to protect it from such allegations.
We're looking for solicitors to take part in a new series of short films to promote their work.
Advice for firms who are considering establishing a trust corporation to use as an in-house trustee, executor, administrator, attorney or deputy.
This accreditation scheme covers the representation of patients in all proceedings before the first-tier tribunal.
This accreditation supports practitioners with best practice for wills and estate administration.
Our quality mark covers all types of personal injury work for defendant and claimant injury practitioners.
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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