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  • Sarah Astley
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    Taxing pensions

    2021-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Sarah Astley revisits spousal bypass trusts. They may have fallen out of favour, but she explains they are still relevant in today’s world of pension freedoms and a useful tax planning tool

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    Identity politics

    2021-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Many will be familiar with when to obtain identification and verification for new clients, but if the relationship becomes a long-standing one, how often should you be monitoring this? Kate Burt explains 

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    Home time

    2021-11-16T00:00:00Z

    With the rising cost of care and the impact of coronavirus, more older clients are looking to stay in their homes for longer. Cate Searle provides a guide to funding for care at home

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    Made in China

    2021-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Alberto Perez Cedillo speaks to Peter Ni-Zhong, partner at Zhong Lun in Shanghai, about the private client landscape in China

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    Benefit of discussion

    2021-11-16T00:00:00Z

    James Simpson and Lucie Glover provide a comprehensive guide to the range of welfare benefits available to older clients

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    Back to Basics: Estate planning for blended families

    2021-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Charlotte Coyle and Lilly Whale look at what to consider when advising blended families

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    Access all areas

    2021-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Rosie Harding and Sophie O’Connell of the CLARiTY project explain why the law – and legal information – remains inaccessible for many vulnerable people, and what we can do about it

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    New excepted estates regulations

    2021-11-10T14:24:00Z

    Lesley King details excepted estate regulations that come into force in the new year, and the various tax implications that they have.

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    Award for success

    2021-11-10T14:23:00Z

    Roman Kubiak discusses recent judgments where success fees have been awarded to a claimant under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, and how “moral claims” to estates are evidenced.

  • Money laundering
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    AML – taking a risk-based approach

    2021-11-04T09:37:00Z Sponsored content

    Katarina Pranjic considers how a risk-based approach to anti-money laundering works for fee-earners.

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    Ethical excellence

    2021-11-01T10:11:00Z

    Mena Ruparel, co-winner with Richard Burnham of the Law Society’s new award, ‘Excellence in Promoting High Ethical Standards’, outlines her experience of applying for, and winning, the award.

  • Mental health
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    The softer side of law

    2021-10-26T14:32:00Z Partner content

    Travelers Europe has partnered with LawCare to help law firms foster cultures that promote mental health and wellbeing. Sharon Glynn, senior development underwriter at Travelers Europe, share their tips on how to create mentally healthy workplaces 

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    Sting in the tail

    2021-10-20T10:07:03.650Z

    Peter Scott examines the financial issues facing firms in the long tail of the pandemic.

  • Tracey Calvert
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    Playing by the rules

    2021-10-20T10:07:00Z

    Some legal services can now be provided to the public by unregulated providers, but what does this mean for the position of the consumer? Tracey Calvert considers the issues

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    Cases update

    2021-10-20T10:07:00Z

    Nigel West looks at two recent cases in the High Court challenging the SRA’s statutory right to serve production notices

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    Under review

    2021-10-20T10:06:45.523Z

    Iain Miller outlines what the recent decision of Harcus Sinclair v Your Lawyers says and considers its practical consequences

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    Watchful eye

    2021-10-20T10:06:00Z

    Rebecca Atkinson outlines the dos and don’ts of making suspicious activity reports

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    Cause for complaint

    2021-10-20T10:06:00Z

    Anjali Mouelhi provides some top tips on how good practice can prevent complaints from happening in the first place and from escalating when they do

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    SRA Transparency Rules – getting it right

    2021-10-19T08:38:00Z Partner content Deborah Witkiss

    Deborah Witkiss examines how technology can assist frims to meet their price transparency requirements.

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    Time to re-evaluate

    2021-10-18T00:00:00Z

    Andre Thomas discusses the need for firms to re-evaluate their performance management processes, as our ways of working evolve post-pandemic