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cyber security

Law Society launches new cybersecurity news digest

1 December 2017

As part of our cybersecurity and scam prevention support for law firms, we’ve launched a weekly email digest of cybersecurity news relevant to the legal sector – sign up now

wills

Law Commission consultation on making a will - Law Society response

1 December 2017

The Law Society has responded to a wide-ranging consultation from the Law Commission on reforming laws around making a will.

contractfaq

Law Society responds to Law Commission consultation on making a will

28 November 2017

The Law Society has responded to a wide-ranging consultation from the Law Commission on reforming laws around making a will.

Mental health

New practice note to support accredited legal representatives in the CoP

17 November 2017

The Law Society has published a new practice note to support solicitors appointed as accredited legal representatives (ALRs) by the Court of Protection. ALRs must be members of the Society’s new Mental Capacity (Welfare) Accreditation scheme which houses the quality assured panel of representatives.

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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.

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