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Private Client Section

The Private Section covers wills and probate, estate administration, elderly client, mental capacity, trusts and tax and estate planning. We also cover other areas as they relate to private client law and practice, from practice management in private client firms to charity law, and from state benefits to international law and practice

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Workshop: Court of Protection litigationSubscription

19 September 2017

Delegates at the conference could choose between five workshops, run twice over the course of the day. Ruth Hughes rounds up her workshop

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Workshop: Elderly client issuesSubscription

19 September 2017Updated: 19 September 2017

Delegates at the conference could choose between five workshops, run twice over the course of the day. Helen Clarke rounds up her workshop

All Mental Capacity

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A case of mutual wills Subscription

25 August 2017

Lesley King discusses mutual wills and Legg v Burton v Burton [2017] EWHC 2088 (Ch). 

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PAS FAQ: Disclosing information in a disputed will

23 August 2017

What information, if any, can be disclosed about a disputed will?

All Wills and Probate

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Workshop: Elderly client issuesSubscription

19 September 2017Updated: 19 September 2017

Delegates at the conference could choose between five workshops, run twice over the course of the day. Helen Clarke rounds up her workshop

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Back to Basics: Funding of care feesSubscription

15 August 2017

Melinda Giles and Fiona Heald outline the three main ways government will assist with care fees for a person going into care – through the local authority; NHS continuing healthcare; and section 117 funding – and explain when it is possible to claim, how to claim, and what is and what is not taken into account.

All Elderly Client

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Brain trust

19 September 2017

At the Private Client Section annual conference, Lesley King provided an update on recent developments in private client law, including the online trusts register, recent case law, and the rules around adoption and succession

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Rate of knotsSubscription

19 September 2017

At the Private Client Section annual conference, Chris Whitehouse gave an update on capital tax planning after the 2017 budget, focusing in particular on the complexities of the new residence nil-rate band

All Tax and Estate Planning

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Brain trust

19 September 2017

At the Private Client Section annual conference, Lesley King provided an update on recent developments in private client law, including the online trusts register, recent case law, and the rules around adoption and succession

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Workshop: Court of Protection litigationSubscription

19 September 2017

Delegates at the conference could choose between five workshops, run twice over the course of the day. Ruth Hughes rounds up her workshop

All Contentious Probate

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Brain trust

19 September 2017

At the Private Client Section annual conference, Lesley King provided an update on recent developments in private client law, including the online trusts register, recent case law, and the rules around adoption and succession

All Trusts

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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