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These regional evening seminars have been designed by the Private Client Section advisory committee and the Law Society to provide solicitors with a comprehensive review of current private client issues, focusing on best practice and how practitioners can avoid problems and pitfalls.
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.
The full-day conference will feature panel discussions, plenary sessions and networking with expert leading practitioners to provide advice and guidance on the growing and changing trends in international private client work.
Our Spotlights are concise, expert-authored updates giving you the information and guidance you need to address the practical impact of recent case law, legislation and practice developments
John D Bunker, head of Private Client Knowledge Management at Thomas Eggar, brings you up to speed on the key private client measures in this year’s budget
Patrick Connolly explains the key financial planning points from this year’s autumn statement
Leading commentator Lesley King analyses the most important cases, legislation and practice updates and provides a concise summary of the issues in practice
Anyone who deals with trusts should have a look at HMRC’s Trusts & Estates Newsletter for December 2016. There are a number of items of note.
Lesley King disucsses survivorship clauses in wills following death and the recent judgment in Jump v Lister.
As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand
This one hour webinar will provide a review of recent Court of Protection developments.
The next webinar inclusive in Private Client Section membership will focus on best practice in trust administration, accompanied by case studies looking at practical day-to-day trust administration issues.
As most people now own a smartphone or other electronic device, much of our clients’ lives, both professional and personal, is finding its way into the digital sphere. This webinar, the third inclusive in Section membership, will explain how to deal with digital assets after death
Missed out on the recent Inheritance and death: A tax update regional seminar? Here’s a second chance to benefit from this CPD learning opportunity in the form of an e-lecture
Philip Giles explains how private client, property and family departments can best work together when advising co-habitees, highlighting the risks and opportunities involved
With 42 per cent of marriages ending in divorce, it is important when advising wealthy clients to put mechanisms in place to protect family assets. Jenny Cutts and Rosie Schumm provide a guide
Since 2014, accountants and alternative business structures have had the right to undertake non-contentious probate work. Grania Langdon-Down explores the reality of an increasingly competitive probate market
Holly Mieville-Hawkins and Henrietta Mason look at the process for removing a fellow professional from a position of fiduciary duty
Charles Holbech discusses some recent cases that provide useful guidance on the scope of trustees’ duties when faced with decisions as to whether to sell or retain land, incur expenditure on repairs, or take legal action
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 2016 Law Society Private Client Section annual conference will equip you with the very latest thinking on private client work.
New for 2015, the Private Client Section will be running a series of regional workshops focusing on problems and solutions for professional PRs, trustees and attorneys