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Probate fee guidance from the Ministry of Justice

17 March 2017

In February, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) announced it would be taking forward the new probate fees scheme it consulted on in spring 2016. The Law Society responded to this ...

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Excellence Awards 2017: nominations now open!

13 March 2017

The starting pistol has been fired for nominations for the 2017 Law Society Excellence Awards which celebrate the best and brightest among English and Welsh solicitors.

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Streamline and strengthen safeguards for the vulnerable, Law Society urges

13 March 2017

A simpler set of safeguards is needed to protect the growing number of vulnerable people unable to give informed consent when they are confined to hospital or a care home to receive the care they need, the Law Society said today. 

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UPDATED Spring budget 2017: the private client perspective

8 March 2017

Patrick Connolly of Chase de Vere provides commentary on the private client aspects of the chancellor’s spring 2017 budget.

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