Wills and Probate

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Melinda Giles, PCS committee member, featured on BBC Breakfast to discuss LPAs


Following a report about lasting powers of attorney and dementia, Melinda Giles pressed the importance of sorting an LPA early, picking the right attorney and getting advice from a specialised solicitor.

Law Commission restarts wills reform project


Paused in 2019, the Law Commission have restarted a project to review proposed reforms to laws around making a will


Probate fee rise must reflect changes to the service


The Ministry of Justice has announced a fee increase for all users.

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Remote witnessing of wills extended by two years


The government has extended the legislation to January 2024.


Ministry of Justice to increase probate fees


The plans would raise the fee to £273.

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Surviving the perfect storm: how client funding options will improve your bottom line

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With law firms anticipating a drop in income of up to 20%, Jim Sisson, finance director at Tower Street Finance, explains how working with an innovative probate lender that truly understands the sector benefits both your private client practice and your client.


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