Private Client Section

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Only connectSubscription

14 February 2017

In the last edition of PS, Vicky Ling discussed the use of webcams in delivering legal services. Here, she speaks to Philip Goldberg , managing director of the newly-merged Minton Morrill solicitors in Leeds, on how the firm uses webcam technology in its Court of Protection practice

Christine Green

On the upSubscription

14 February 2017

Christine Green and Stuart Adams give their perspectives, as a partner and senior associate respectively, on how young lawyers can best develop their career internally

All Residential Property

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Guardianship of property & financial affairs of a missing person to be given legal status

15 February 2017

Following a recent consultation, the government has decided to proceed with the creation of the new legal role and status of guardian of the property and affairs of a missing person.

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Banking on itSubscription

14 February 2017

The so-called Bank of Mum and Dad plays a vital role in helping young people to take their first steps on to the housing ladder, but the legal issues for a solicitor to deal with are manifold. Sally Pike advises on how to ensure things go as smoothly as possible

All Family and Relationships

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Your questions answered

15 November 2016

The Practice Advice Service answers your frequently asked questions.

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New habits

15 November 2016

Philip Giles explains how private client, property and family departments can best work together when advising co-habitees, highlighting the risks and opportunities involved

All Estate Administration

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Giving you the benefitsSubscription

19 May 2016

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

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Pensions blow for same-sex couplesSubscription

13 October 2015

The Court of Appeal has ruled that civil partners’ spouses are not entitled to pension benefits accrued before December 2005

All Benefits and Allowances

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Law Commission's consultation on technical issues in charity law

18 November 2016

The Law Society has responded to the Law Commission’s consultation on technical issues in charity law.

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Give a littleSubscription

15 November 2016Updated: 15 November 2016

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

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