Fiona Heald

Fiona Heald

Fiona Heald is a partner in the Court of Protection team at Moore Blatch, and chair of the Private Client Section committee.

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    Keep on moving

    2019-08-06T00:12:00

    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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    Feeling the heat

    2019-05-14T00:00:00

    Fiona Heald laments further disruption to the probate process as the government carries on with its courts reform programme

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    Speaking from experience

    2019-02-12T00:00:00

    Fiona Heald shares her frustration that solicitors’ knowledge and experience seems to count for less these days in the eyes of the public

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    Concerned caller

    2019-02-12T00:00:00

    Despite the news that investigations into lasting powers of attorney are on the rise, Fiona Heald has noticed a trend in members of the public struggling to get their concerns taken seriously. Here she explains what you can do if you get a call asking for help

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    Opinion

    Capacity confusion

    2018-11-06T00:12:00

    Modern institutions are well-equipped to handle a person’s death. So why do so many struggle once someone has lost capacity, asks Fiona Heald

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    Opinion

    Face to face

    2018-09-18T00:15:00

    Fiona Heald recaps her highlights from this year’s annual conference, and recalls standout past events

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    Practically speaking

    2018-08-07T00:01:00

    There is a plethora of training available for private client solicitors, but the practical detail is invariably lacking, says Fiona Heald. She explains how the Private Client Section is trying to do things differently

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    Don't bank on it

    2018-05-15T15:27:00

    Fiona Heald wonders whether the unstoppable rise of internet and mobile banking is leading to a generation ignorant of the basics of banking, and leaving many older people behind

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    Under review

    2018-05-15T14:36:00

    Private Client Section committee chair Fiona Heald reviews a new title on the financial abuse of the elderly

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    Charm offensive

    2018-03-06T15:39:00

    Fiona Heald muses on how to attract more young solicitors into private client work

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    Heald firm

    2017-11-07T00:00:00

    Our new chair, Fiona Heald, discusses the two private client issues closest to her heart.

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    Back to Basics: Funding of care fees

    2017-08-15T09:26:00

    Melinda Giles and Fiona Heald outline the three main ways government will assist with care fees for a person going into care – through the local authority; NHS continuing healthcare; and section 117 funding – and explain when it is possible to claim, how to claim, and what is and ...

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    Too simple?

    2016-01-19T00:00:00

    The simplification of lasting powers of attorney may encourage more people to make one, but the changes also remove certain safeguards, which could lead to abuse of the system. Fiona Heald explains