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    Professional indemnity insurance – top tips for renewal

    2020-06-01T18:47:00Z

    Jonathan Angell and Matthew Gooden look at the current state of the PII market.

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    Cashflow forecasting: Forewarned is forearmed?

    2020-05-31T00:07:00Z

    Barry Wilkinson and Andrew Harris talk about cashflow forecasting in their new podcast. 

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    New probate forms: what do I need to do?

    2020-05-28T16:01:00Z

    As of Monday 18 May, the probate registries will only accept paper probate applications on the new standard application forms . Chris Claxton-Shirley of Tees Law explains what you need to know.

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    Reviewing files remotely—a checklist

    2020-05-27T09:41:00Z

    Jacqui Johnson, a Law Society Lexcel Consultant and Assessor, looks at efficient ways to undertake file audits out of the office. She has been in private practice for over 15 years as a practice manager.

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    Practical tips for litigators working from home

    2020-05-22T13:59:00Z

    Mark Banks and Kristian Bagger suggest some workarounds for litigators working from home, including those without a printer or a scanner to hand.

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    It’s not your (de)fault

    2020-05-14T10:02:00Z

    Or is it? James Perry looks at an update to the rules on default judgments that may trip up the unsuspecting claimant litigator.

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    The new normal: how to prepare your firm for post-lockdown working

    2020-05-13T12:35:00Z

    Nadia Biles Davies looks at some of the questions law firms need to ask themselves and their people now to prepare for returning to work after lockdown

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    Testing times

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    The Solicitors Qualifying Examination, the new route to qualifying as a solicitor, has been debated and discussed for several years now, and is due to arrive in autumn 2021. Alan East explains what you need to know

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    The scheme of things

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Tony Padgett presents a guide for personal representatives handling pensions as part of an estate administration

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    Removal service

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    There are many reasons why a change in attorney or deputy may be in P’s best interests, but what can you do if they resist? Holly Miéville-Hawkins explains how to remove an attorney or deputy against their will

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    Red zone

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Lesley King gives her tips for dealing with insolvent estates

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    This year’s model

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Kate Mahon discusses changing her business model from sole practitioner to alternative business structure. Why exactly did she do it, and what lessons can others learn from her experience?

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    Out of joint

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Sarah Cookson and Clare Harman Clark consider the structures and implications of joint ownership, and how private client solicitors can best make use of the tools available from HM Land Registry

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    Impaired vision

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Unconscious bias in a business can impair good decision-making. Dr Zara Whysall looks at its impact on decisions about appointing and promoting leaders, and how law firms can minimise unconscious biases

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    Mere chattels?

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Many testators gift chattels to executors absolutely to avoid the hassle of regularly updating their wills. It’s usually straightforward but, as Paul Saunders explains, tax and other implications can arise

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    Handle with care

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Sophie O’Connell looks at the impact of new coronavirus legislation on the care duties of local authorities

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    Over the border

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Alberto Perez Cedillo reviews the 2020 Private Client Section Cross border conference, held in March at Chancery Lane

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    Back to basics: European cross-border estates

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Álvaro Aznar Azcárate and Nicole Gallop Mildon present a series of questions and answers for English solicitors dealing with estate administrations in France, Spain, Italy and Portugal

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    Asset managers

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Virtually all of us have digital assets – email and social media accounts, photos in the cloud – but it remains unclear what happens to them once we lose capacity. Angharad Lynn explains how you can advise clients, and the options available for attorneys and deputies

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    Navigating after-the-event insurance

    2020-05-11T09:21:00Z

    Tanya Lansky explains the ins and outs of after-the-event (ATE) insurance, and provides an overview of and tips surrounding the workings of this specialist insurance product.