Features

  • Road to costs recovery
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    The road to recovery

    2019-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Stephanie Kaye provides a guide to improving the recovery of your legal costs in the Court of Protection

  • Fiona Heald
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    Concerned caller

    2019-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Despite the news that investigations into lasting powers of attorney are on the rise, Fiona Heald has noticed a trend in members of the public struggling to get their concerns taken seriously. Here she explains what you can do if you get a call asking for help

  • David Mulholland
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    Meeting expectations

    2019-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Regulators have been taking a keener interest of late in how professional services firms protect their vulnerable clients. What level of service should you expect from financial advisers in this area? David Mulholland explains

  • James King
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    Seal of approval

    2019-02-12T00:00:00Z

    The Law Society has endorsed investment management firm Tavistock Law. Managing director James King discusses a new fund Tavistock has launched, well suited for private client solicitors with money in trusts or Court of Protection awards

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    Speaking from experience

    2019-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Fiona Heald shares her frustration that solicitors’ knowledge and experience seems to count for less these days in the eyes of the public

  • Property claims - hands reaching out towards a house
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    So you claim

    2019-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Tom Dumont rounds up the latest claims brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, including by cohabitees, spouses and young children

  • Robert Hunter
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    Fraud buster

    2019-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Robert Hunter is an internationally acclaimed trusts, fraud and asset-tracing solicitor with over 35 years’ experience. He is also profoundly deaf. He discusses what law firms could do better dealing with colleagues with sensory disabilities

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    Writing wrongs

    2019-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Daphne Perry offers some simple writing techniques to improve client service and business returns

  • Burial
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    Burial rights

    2019-02-12T00:00:00Z

    From organising a ‘green’ burial to handling family disputes over ashes, Amy Berry discusses some of the complex issues that can arise in the aftermath of a person’s death

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    Protect and serve

    2019-02-12T00:00:00Z

    The GDPR aims to give the individual control over their personal data. So what happens when a beneficiary to a will or trust asks for disclosure of their data? Craig Ward considers what you can do, as a trustee or executor, to remain compliant but maintain client confidentiality

  • Matrimonial property regimes - house inside a wedding ring
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    Regime change

    2019-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Many European countries have marital property regimes which govern the ownership of property between spouses. While there are no such regimes in the UK, new EU regulations will still affect British couples with property abroad. Nicole Gallop Mildon and Álvaro Aznar Azcárate explain

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    One of a kind

    2019-02-12T00:00:00Z

    A distinctive personal brand helps you to stand out in the minds and hearts of your target audience. Rachel Brushfield explains what a personal brand is, why you need one, and how to think about your own