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These regional evening seminars have been designed by the Private Client Section advisory committee and the Law Society to provide private client 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.
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
Henrietta Mason comments on the long-awaited Supreme Court decision on whether a will failed to make reasonable provision for the deceased’s daughter and the grounds upon which a claim for provision can be brought.
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
Leading commentator Lesley King analyses the most important cases, legislation and practice updates and provides a concise summary of the issues in practice
The Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 Act received royal assent in April, establishing a new legal mechanism to deal with the property and financial affairs of a missing person. Lesley King looks in greater depth at the provisions within the act.
Roman Kubiak takes a look at some of the biggest and most relevant cases for practitioners to hit the legal headlines since the start of 2017, with claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 appearing particularly heavily.
As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand
Join this webinar to understand the implications for probate claims following the Supreme Court judgment in Ilott v The Blue Cross and others (formerly known as Ilott v Mitson).
This webinar provides guidance on how private client firms can grow their profits and client base while also complying with the regulators direction on pricing transparency.
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.
Would you recognise the signs if your client was being abused? Angela Johnson from the Office of the Public Guardian explains what to look out for, and what steps it takes once a solicitor has raised the alarm
In the second in a two-part series, Jo Summers addresses the key taxation issues trustees must be aware of when winding up a trust
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
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Helping people navigate their lives can be immensely rewarding, hears Grania Langdon-Down, but where is the next generation of private client solicitors?