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Philip Warford

Back to basics: Trusts for disabled and vulnerable peopleSubscription

14 May 2019By

Philip Warford looks at trusts for disabled and vulnerable people

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Fiona Heald

Feeling the heatSubscription

14 May 2019By

Fiona Heald laments further disruption to the probate process as the government carries on with its courts reform programme

Helen Starkie

Standing tallSubscription

14 May 2019By

Section committee member Helen Starkie discusses bouncing back from ill health, what the Law Society could do better to support its members, and why her sole practice is thriving

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The write approachSubscription

14 May 2019By ,

Alexandra Rogers and Robert Marshall present a best practice guide to free-drafting documents yourself

Andrew Graves

Winning waysSubscription

14 May 2019By ,

Cheshire firm Rowlinsons Solicitors took home the 2018 Excellence Award for Private Client Practice. Andrew Graves and Donna Eland explain the secrets of their success

Julian Hall

Emotional rescueSubscription

14 May 2019By

Private client practice can take its toll. Warring families, watching clients succumb to ill health and, of course, death are all parts of the job. Julian Hall explains how you can build your emotional resilience to better manage times of stress

Kate Mahon

Word on the street

14 May 2019By

Kate Mahon reviews the latest release by Gill Steel on how the public can get the best from their lawyer

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Pain and gainSubscription

14 May 2019By

Alex Wavell looks at the income tax and capital gains tax issues which executors, or their advisers, will often face when administering the estate of a deceased person

Dr Elisabeth Alton

A meeting of mindsSubscription

14 May 2019By

GPs are sometimes reluctant to carry out mental capacity assessments if a solicitor requests one for a client. Dr Elisabeth Alton explains how your legal knowledge and experience can be key to changing their minds

Paul Saunders

Claim checksSubscription

14 May 2019By

The claims deadline for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) is just a few months away. While it’s not always clear when administering a deceased person’s estate if they had PPI, Paul Saunders explains why fiduciaries should still consider making a claim

Alberto Perez Cedillo

On the bordersSubscription

14 May 2019By

Alberto Perez Cedillo presents his highlights of this year’s Private Client Section Cross border conference

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The small printSubscription

14 May 2019By

The Competition and Market Authority’s recent market study into the care home industry found that people are not being treated fairly. Caroline Bielanska presents a guide to the care home contract terms that are likely to be unfair, and what you can do if you encounter them

Howard Hackney

The great escape

14 May 2019By ,

Howard Hackney and Mark Briegal look at the practicalities of succession planning for private client firms, either through selling the firm or bringing in new partners – and what retiring partners need to do to plan their own future

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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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