Features

  • Fiona Heald
    Opinion

    Keep on moving

    2019-08-06T00:12:00Z

    As the pace of life continues to accelerate, Fiona Heald considers what keeps a career in private client interesting and engaging

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    Feature

    Safety first

    2019-08-06T00:11:00Z

    Melinda Giles provides a comprehensive guide to the safeguarding process for adults and what you can do if you have a concern about a vulnerable client

  • Linda Dack
    Feature

    Top Gunn

    2019-08-06T00:10:00Z

    Linda Dack’s private client team at Watkins Gunn won at this year’s inaugural Wales Legal Awards. She talks about the win and the trends in her wills and probate caseload

  • Path leading off to horizon
    Feature

    Broader horizons

    2019-08-06T00:08:00Z

    Are you considering retirement, or just feeling dissatisfied with a career only as a solicitor, and thinking about exploring other opportunities? Rachel Brushfield looks at some of the different career options open to senior solicitors

  • Charlotte Pisuto
    Feature

    Money talks

    2019-08-06T00:05:00Z

    Charlotte Pisuto discusses new guidance from the Office of the Public Guardian for attorneys and deputies on making investment decisions for vulnerable people

  • Regulation and compliance - walking on a tightrope
    Feature

    Walking the tightrope

    2019-08-06T00:04:00Z

    It can be difficult for smaller firms to stay on top of the regulations relating to legal practice. As the SRA prepares to launch its new Standards and Regulations this autumn, Matthew Moore presents a guide to the key compliance issues you need to know about

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    Feature

    It takes two

    2019-08-06T00:03:00Z

    Using a real-life case study of a complex estate, Charlotte Pollard and Sofia Thomas explain how solicitor and tax adviser working together and taking a holistic approach can reap benefits for clients 

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    Feature

    Red flags

    2019-08-06T00:02:00Z

    Mariel Stringer-Fehlow outlines her tips and practical advice for trustees on spotting the early warning signs of a matter turning contentious, using four common scenarios

  • Marzena Lipman
    Feature

    State of independence

    2019-08-06T00:01:00Z

    The SRA introduces a new “independent solicitor” model this November, which will allow solicitors to provide legal services on a freelance basis. But how will the model work in practice, and could it be for you? Marzena Lipman takes a closer look

  • Nicole Gallop Mildon
    Feature

    Succession planning

    2019-08-06T00:00:00Z

    Nicole Gallop Mildon and Álvaro Aznar Azcárate discuss the European succession certificate, introduced by the Brussels IV Regulation, which allows for the member state with jurisdiction over succession to confirm the status of heirs and executors. What do you need to know, and what problems might it pose? ...