The Criminal Finances Act 2017, in force from 30 September, introduces a new criminal offence of failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion. Stuart Adams provides an update
Issues around mental capacity aren’t limited to private client; they can arise in any practice area. But mental capacity solicitors can support the whole firm by training colleagues in other practice areas. Holly Miéville-Hawkins outlines a simple training plan
Lesley King provides an update on recent developments in private client law
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has published guidance for professionals who are appointed to act as an individual’s attorney under a lasting power of attorney.
Ian Bond provides an update on the Ministry of Justice’s plans for digitising applications for grants of representation
Join this webinar to understand the implications for probate claims following the Supreme Court judgment in Ilott v The Blue Cross and others (formerly known as Ilott v Mitson ).
Patrick Connolly of Chase de Vere provides commentary on the private client aspects of the chancellor’s spring 2017 budget.
There are many welfare benefits available to elderly clients who satisfy the appropriate criteria, but this is a complex and rapidly changing area of the law. Nicola August and Val Prosser provide a guide to the major benefits, and how you can challenge a decision
The Law Society has responded to the Law Commission’s consultation on technical issues in charity law.
Legacy giving is increasingly important to charities, but only 6.3 per cent of the population leaves a charitable will. Research by Remember A Charity offers useful insights into how solicitors can promote charitable giving to clients, says Rob Cope