This episode of “In Conversation with…” takes a look at Business LPAs and attorney choice with Craig Ward, author of Lasting Powers of Attorney: A Practical Guide
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"You don’t have to make an LPA, you can let the stranger you’ve never met make decisions for you. It’s your choice" – Craig Ward
An estimated 18% of the working age population is likely to have mental health concerns which could affect their ability to work (University of Leicester, 2007). Businesses can be at risk if their owners and decision makers are no longer able to make critical decisions
Business LPAs are becoming increasingly important with solicitors needing to fully understand the key principles of drafting them. When determining the capacity of a business donor there is now the need to consider their intention as well.
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Craig Ward is a consultant solicitor, writer and researcher. He has an MSc in applied health research from King's College London and a BA(Hons) in psychology. He is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly and the British Psychological Society.
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