People detained for mental health problems need legislation that protects them better, the Law Society of England and Wales said in its evidence to the independent review of the Mental Health Act 1983, announced by Theresa May in her most recent party conference speech.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has launched a scheme to refund those who may have paid more than they should for applying to register powers of attorney.
This April seminar will include information on the budget
These May and April seminars will cover what’s important in the budget for private client practitioners.
The conference will equip you with the very latest thinking on private client work, with parallel workshops covering current hot topics. This is an essential event for those who manage legal affairs on behalf of private clients in the UK and overseas.
This popular event is tailored for private client practitioners dealing with the unique challenges of elderly clients. We are bringing together lawyers, health and social care experts, policy makers, academics and charity representatives to share their expertise on this complex area.
The Panama Papers leak from one of the world’s largest offshore law firms has led to a hardening of attitudes towards tax avoiders – and that arguably includes many lawyers, who are deemed complicit in the actions of their clients. Diana Bentley looks at how the landscape has changed
Richard Dew explains the complexities of administrating insolvent estates