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Private Client Section

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Get the message

10 August 2018

It doesn’t matter how good your work or client service is if you’re not getting your name out there. Kim Tasso provides a brief guide to marketing private client work, with a guide on digital marketing tools and techniques. 

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Raised voicesSubscription

7 August 2018

Communication is a critical factor in many complaints relating to legal services, according to a recent report by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Fiona du Feu examines 10 common communication areas that can make a difference

All Residential Property

Artists' wills

Artistic legacySubscription

15 May 2018

The estates of artists, writers and other creative people throw up many issues, from the division of rights to preserving their reputation after death. Helen Citron and Robert Craig describe how the will-drafter can play a crucial role in ensuring things go smoothly

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Brain trust

19 September 2017

Lesley King provides an update on recent developments in private client law

All Family and Relationships

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New releaseSubscription

7 August 2018

£3bn was released in equity by homeowners last year. While it’s becoming a more popular way to boost retirement income, some solicitors remain apprehensive. David Burrowes, chairman of the Equity Release Council, explains why the legal profession needs to have a rethink

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Law Society responds to OTS review of inheritance tax

15 June 2018

The Law Society has responded to the Office of Tax Simplification’s Inheritance Tax Review. 

All Estate Administration

Justin Rourke

Opting outSubscription

7 August 2018

Demand to transfer out of defined benefit pensions is hitting new highs. While the reasons for this are clear, are clients truly aware of the risks involved, asks Justin Rourke

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LPA refund scheme: precedent letter available for downloadSubscription

21 February 2018

The Ministry of Justice has launched a scheme to refund those who may have paid more than they should for applying to register powers of attorney. The Private Client Section has prepared a precedent letter that members can send to their clients informing them of the scheme and the steps they can take to obtain a refund.

All Benefits and Allowances

Duncan Wood

It begins at home?Subscription

7 August 2018

Building trust with charity legacy professionals, better Law Society leadership and tackling will-making misconceptions are all needed to encourage solicitors to discuss charitable giving with clients, according to a roundtable led by the Private Client Section. Duncan Wood reports

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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.

All Charities

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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