Private Client Section

Members get inclusive access to our regional winter seminar series and four one-hour webinars per year, plus discounted entry to the three Private Client Section conferences, and other Section and Law Society events. Events recordings are also available to download as podcasts

Featured events

Amanda Hardy

IHT and death: a tax update (4 April, London)

This April seminar will include information on the budget

Sarah Harrison

IHT and death: a tax update (19 April Manchester and 9 May Birmingham)

These May and April seminars will cover what’s important in the budget for private client practitioners. 

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Private client update (September, various dates and locations)

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.

Conference

Private Client Section annual conference 2017 (SRA competence A2) (30 June 2017, London)

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.

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Private Client Section: Elderly client care conference (14 October 2016, London)

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.

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Webinar: Court of Protection update 2016 (9 December 2016)

This one hour webinar will provide a review of recent Court of Protection developments. 

Simon Leney

Webinar: A practical guide to trust administration (7 September 2016)

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.

All inclusive webinars

Elderly client care - download the slides (February) Subscription

February’s seminars focused on elderly client care - you can download the seminar presentation here

All recent seminars

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Webinar: New SRA regime, CPD and continuing competence - what do you need to know? (24 June 2016)

This webinar, offered at a 20 per cent discount to Private Client Section members, will give you an in-depth understanding of how to start planning now for continuing competence. 

All discounted webinars

Benefits of Membership*

Private Client Section renewals

The Private Client Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Section Advisory Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • NRB Changes
  • LPA Changes
  • Digital Assets
  • Cross Border Tax
  • IPFDA Cases
  • Care Act
  • Elderly Client
  • HMRC Disputes
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Trusts
  • Estate Administration
  • Capital Gains Tax

- These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, Webinars, Website, E-newsletters, Magazines and a LinkedIn Group.

*See Section terms and conditions

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