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The 2016 Law Society Private Client Section annual conference will equip you with the very latest thinking on private client work. Early bird discounts apply!
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 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.
Lesley King discusses Blades v Isaac & Alexander  EWHC 601 (Ch), which raises some some interesting points on the role of executors and trustees of discretionary trusts.
As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand
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.
This webinar, offered inclusive as part of 2015 and 2016 Private Client Section membership, will explain the implications of the new residence nil-rate band on inheritance tax planning
In one of the four webinars inclusive in 2015 Private Client Section membership, tax manager Lisa Vanderheide will deliver practical insights in how to deal effectively with an HMRC investigation.
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.
Michael Hodin, executive director of the Global Coalition on Aging, talks to Elizabeth Noone about the profound challenges we face as our population ages – and why he’s so positive about the future
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
On 16 October 2015, the Law Society brought together lawyers, doctors, academics and representatives from the charity sector at this annual event at Chancery Lane, explaining what solicitors need to know when dealing with the unique challenges of elderly client law. Angela Rippon OBE spoke as ambassador of the Alzheimer’s Society