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This practice note sets out the Law Society's advice on good practice for the steps you should take if a will you have prepared is disputed.
The Law Society is concerned that the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill will remove vital existing safeguards for cared-for people.
Law Society president Christina Blacklaws has criticised the decision by ministers to plough ahead with new probate fees via statutory instrument.
This practice note describes the new SRA Transparency Rules and offers support to solicitors in deciding how to comply with the new Rules.
The Law Society has reminded the profession that new SRA rules mean firms must publish a range of price and service information by 6 December.
The Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 came into force in June 2014 and apply to a wide range of solicitor-client contracts.
Does the Law Society publish any guidance on how long a client's original will should be retained?
Vulnerable adults would be put at risk if care homes were given increased responsibility for decisions about their liberty.
Disputes about trusts can arise years after they are drawn up. It is essential that solicitors know who owns the original documents and papers on file.
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.
Prove your experience in representing the needs of vulnerable clients to prospective clients.
Lesley King comments for the Private Client Section on the new transparency rules and recent guidance on lasting powers of attorney.
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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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