Communities

Law Society Communities

Our communities help you develop in your professional life and make the most out of your Law Society

Find out more

Private Client Section

Leading commentators Lesley King and Roman Kubiak analyse the most important cases, legislation and practice updates and provides a concise summary of the issues in practice

Roman-Kubiak-new-black-and-white

Strike and you’re out: contradictory probate claimsSubscription

19 October 2018By

Roman Kubiak breaks down the complex case of Bhusate v Patel & Ors [2018] EWHC 2362 (Ch), in which the claimant suffered a heavy defeat after pleading contradictory alternative claims.

Signing document

Lasting things first: transparency rules and LPAsSubscription

18 October 2018By

Lesley King comments on recent developments including the new transparency rules and guidance on lasting powers of attorney.

Counting money

Probate update: misappropriate behaviourSubscription

7 September 2018By

Roman Kubiak discusses some more of the headline legal cases from last few months, including the misappropriation of a vulnerable person’s assets.

Book open with pen

Probate update: Put an estoppel to thatSubscription

29 August 2018By

Despite the summer break, it seems that the contentious trusts and probate world is as busy as ever. Roman Kubiak discusses some of the main cases to hit the legal headlines over the past few months.

All Commentary

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

Join today