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Lasting Power of Attorney modernisation must protect the most vulnerable
It’s time to modernise the process of obtaining lasting power of attorney (LPA), but only with sufficient safeguards in place for the most vulnerable, the Law Society of England and Wales warned as it responded to the LPA consultation.
Now is the time to change the culture around wellbeing and mental ill-health in the legal sector
New research has found that legal professionals are at higher risk of burnout, mental ill-health, discrimination and harassment, leading the Law Society of England and Wales to add its voice to the sector-wide call that now is the time to change the culture and practice of law.