All Feature articles – Page 13

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    Underground banking

    2022-12-06T00:00:00Z

    Laurence Howland does a deep dive into Chinese underground banking, outlining how it works and how the risk impact on law firms in the UK can be mitigated

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    Walking in the air

    2022-12-06T00:00:00Z

    Simon Kenneally looks at airspace development and outlines what lawyers and developers need to know to advise clients

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    In a bind

    2022-11-17T14:43:00Z

    Daphne Franks has campaigned to change the law since she lost her mother, who had dementia, to a predatory marriage. At one point, she struggled to get people to listen. Now, her campaigning will likely shape the legal future of wills and weddings in England and Wales. She spoke to ...

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    Suspicious minds

    2022-11-17T14:29:00Z

    Significant changes to a testator’s previous wishes, or wills created without professional advice, can lead to doubt over the validity of a will. Stephanie Kerr examines two recent cases with suspicious wills

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    Soft sell

    2022-11-17T14:21:00Z

    It’s not enough to know the law – as private client lawyers, interpersonal skills are crucial. Fiona du Feu looks at how to connect with clients who are having to make big decisions at a difficult time

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    Dispute Resolution Section autumn conference (On Demand)

     Watch this year’s Dispute Resolution Section autumn conference.

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    Back to Basics: Fluctuating capacity

    2022-11-17T12:20:00Z

    Tim Bennett explains what you need to know about fluctuating capacity, and offers a range of different practical scenarios where capacity is flucuating

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    Crossing borders

    2022-11-17T12:09:00Z

    Alberto Perez Cedillo looks at how the EU succession regulation can work with third-party states, such as the UK

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    A fact of life

    2022-11-17T12:00:00Z Partner content

    Craig Matthews, LEAP, looks at how the technological revolution can help private client lawyers improve their service

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    Acting the part

    2022-11-16T09:46:00Z

    Roman Kubiak and Meg Edwards investigate the often contentious issue of trustee remuneration, with reference to the latest case law

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    Clause for thought

    2022-11-16T09:02:00Z

    Charles Fraser looks at how to appoint guardians, and considerations that should be taken 

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    Playing it safe?

    2022-11-16T08:45:00Z

    Richard Dew and Sheree Green examine the Law Society’s response to the government’s consultation on changes to the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice and discusses fears about weakened safeguards for those who do not have capacity to make decisions

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    Trusting in change

    2022-11-15T13:50:00Z

    Philip Warford and Scott Clayton look at the latest changes to trusts for disabled people

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    Brought into relief

    2022-11-15T11:49:00Z

    Paul Saunders examines the circumstances in which capital gains tax main residence relief can be claimed in an estate, with HMRC responses to a range of typical scenarios

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    Claims briefing: what are the current trends?

    2022-11-14T14:09:00Z Sponsored content

    Following the publication of their white paper, Simon Radcliffe, head of GTS Claims at Liberty GTS, details recent mergers and acquisitions (M&A) insurance claims trends, and what this means for the future

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    Case commentary: Belsner v Cam Legal Services Limited

    2022-11-08T14:21:00Z

    Rupert Cohen summarises the landmark case of Belsner v CAM Legal Services, and what this means for solicitors going forward

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    Insurance: cyber cover

    2022-10-18T08:38:00Z Partner content

    Caspar Rogers explains the basics of cyber insurance cover and how this fits in with your firm’s professional indemnity insurance.

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    Underground banking

    2022-10-17T09:16:00Z

    Laurence Howland does a deep dive into Chinese underground banking, outlining how it works and how the risk impact on law firms in the UK can be mitigated

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    A question of qualification

    2022-10-17T08:04:00Z

    A year on from the introduction of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination, Melissa Hardee considers its impact and successes so far

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    AML update

    2022-10-17T08:04:00Z

    Julie Norris outlines key recent developments relating to the regulation of money laundering in the legal sector and the implications for legal practitioners and law firms