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Your questions answeredSubscription

9 May 2017

The Practice Advice Service answers your frequently asked questions on wills and the administration of estates

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Not over yetSubscription

9 May 2017By

The government may have dropped its planned hike in probate fees, but Gary Rycroft suspects it is not the last we’ll hear of the proposals


Your questions answered

15 November 2016

The Practice Advice Service answers your frequently asked questions.

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New habits

15 November 2016By

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

Rob Cope

Give a littleSubscription

15 November 2016Updated: 15 November 2016By

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

Who's complaining?

Answer me this

23 September 2016

The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service outline some recent private client-related enquiries the team has received, and how it has answered them

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A family affair

23 September 2016By ,

With 42 per cent of marriages ending in divorce, it is important when advising wealthy clients to put mechanisms in place to protect family assets. Jenny Cutts and Rosie Schumm provide a guide

Private Client Section annual conference 2016: WorkshopsSubscription

20 September 2016

At the Private Client Section annual conference 2016, delegates could choose from six workshops, covering the Inheritance Act; asset protection and the pitfalls of co-ownership; digital assets; pensions; elderly client issues; and succession planning for business clients

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The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Section Advisory Committee and will focus on key issues including:

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  • LPA Changes
  • Digital Assets
  • Cross Border Tax
  • IPFDA Cases
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  • Elderly Client
  • HMRC Disputes
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Trusts
  • Estate Administration
  • Capital Gains Tax

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