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These regional evening seminars have been designed by the Private Client Section advisory committee to provide solicitors with a comprehensive review of current private client issues, focusing on best practice and how practitioners can avoid pitfalls
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
Roman Kubiak, partner in the Contested Wills, Trusts and Estates team at Hugh James, takes a look at some of the most notable cases in the contentious trusts and probate field over the last few months.
Two very different matters this month: I discuss an application to dispense with service of an application to make a statutory will on a person who was entitled to a half share in P’s estate and would be disinherited by the proposed will; and new ’downsizing’ provisions in the Finance Bill 2016 that ensure that the residence nil-rate band for inheritance tax will continue to be available when an individual downsizes or ceases to own a home.
As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand
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
This pre-recorded webinar inclusive in Private Client Section membership focuses on the Brussels IV Regulation, and discuss its impact on a number of jurisdictions including the UK, Spain, France, Italy, USA and Germany.
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
Joint bank accounts can cause serious problems for personal representatives after the death of one of the account-holders. Fiona Lawrence and Julia Hardy explain
The global tax landscape is increasingly complex and constantly changing. As compliance and reporting obligations become more rigorous, ignorance is no longer an option. Jo Summers explains the UK’s current position, and what advice you need to be giving to your clients.
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
This one-day event will deliver an in-depth examination by lawyers from various jurisdictions on the leading issues in international private client law, with a particular focus on the Brussels IV regulation