Features

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    Charity case

    2019-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Maria King discusses common will-drafting pitfalls with charitable gifts, and provides practical tips to avoid them

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    Public eye

    2019-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Sunil Teeluck , deputy director of legal and information at the Office of the Public Guardian, discusses his career and working life

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    Rise above

    2019-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Eleanor Evans looks at managing the risks involved in probate and estate administration 

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    Second time around

    2019-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Using case studies, Charlotte Pollard and Sofia Thomas consider the range of tax and estate planning issues for clients remarrying or divorcing later in life, and flag the common pitfalls to avoid

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    Deputy heads

    2019-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Stephanie Kaye reports back from the first meeting of the Professional Deputies Forum, a representative voice set up to discuss the challenges that deputies face

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    Easy to understand

    2019-11-12T00:00:00Z

    We all know it’s highly likely that when client communication goes wrong, complaints can follow. But even if you think you’re communicating well, are you really being understood, especially by vulnerable clients? Fiona du Feu explains

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    Beast of burden

    2019-11-12T00:00:00Z

    In July, the Office of Tax Simplification published its second, long-awaited report making recommendations for inheritance tax reform. Dawn Joughlin looks at the detail

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    Making an exit

    2019-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Henrietta Mason and Holly Miéville-Hawkins present a practical guide to removing fiduciary trustees when they retire or lose mental capacity

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    It’s your turn

    2019-11-12T00:00:00Z

    As private client solicitors, we spend our time helping to organise the future plans of others. But do you have your own will prepared, or lasting powers of attorney in place? Do you know where they are stored? Jane Cassell lists four actions you should take now

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    Wise council

    2019-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Melinda Giles is the Law Society Council member for the Private Client Section. Here, she outlines the work she does and the role of Council

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    Decisions, decisions

    2019-11-12T00:00:00Z

    While the Brexit impasse continues, Fiona Heald reports on some good news

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    Young voices

    2019-11-12T00:00:00Z

    There have been a number of controversial recent cases at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal involving junior lawyers pressured into making unethical decisions. Richard Burnham looks at how law firms can create an ethical culture and support millennials in making ethical decisions