News and advice for asset management, including wills and probate, power of attorney, trusts and tax.
Ahead of changes to the intestacy rules taking effect on 1 October, and as part of its national consumer campaign, the Law Society is reminding people of the importance of using a solicitor to make a will.
The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (the regulations) come into force on 13 June 2014 and are likely to apply to a wide range of contracts made between solicitors and their clients.
Advice and information for private client practitioners
The Law Society has launched its consumer campaign, reminding the public to use a solicitor for legal advice instead of unregulated providers.
From 1 September 2014 we're running a consumer-facing campaign to support your business.
The Law Society has responded to HM Treasury's consultation on pensions.
This practice note only applies to contracts entered into before 13 June 2014.
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.
Almost two out of three Britons have not made a will and risk leaving a financial nightmare for family members when they die, warns the Law Society.
People should leave clear instructions about what should happen to their social media, computer games and other online accounts after their death, according to the Law Society.
Our quality mark covers all types of personal injury work for defendant and claimant injury practitioners.
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.
This accreditation supports practitioners with best practice for wills and estate administration.
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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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