Gary Rycroft

Gary Rycroft

Gary Rycroft is a partner at Joseph A Jones & Co Solicitors, and former chair of the Private Client Section committee.

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    Feature

    Forward thinking

    2018-02-14T00:00:00

    Gary Rycroft explains some of the various advance care planning options available, and how solicitors can start the conversation with clients

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    Keeping up with the Joneses

    2017-11-07T13:57:00

    In the first of a new series of interviews with private client practitioners, outgoing Section chair Gary Rycroft of Joseph A Jones & Co in Lancaster, looks at his career to date, what’s in his in-tray, and the current challenges faced by private client solicitors.

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    Opinion

    Good will out

    2017-08-08T00:00:00

    Gary Rycroft considers the Law Commission’s new consultation on wills

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    Not over yet

    2017-05-09T00:00:00

    The government may have dropped its planned hike in probate fees, but Gary Rycroft suspects it is not the last we’ll hear of the proposals

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    Bright ideas

    2017-02-14T00:00:00

    Gary Rycroft explains how the Section committee has been pooling its expertise for the benefit of members

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    Climbing the ladder

    2016-11-15T00:00:00

    Gary Rycroft welcomes plans by the Solicitors Regulation Authority to reform the route to qualification, especially if it can stimulate and promote social mobility within the profession

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    Forum for debate

    2016-07-21T13:27:00

    In May 2016, the Law Society and Private Client Section hosted a roundtable discussion on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, to support the recently formed National Mental Capacity Forum. Gary Rycroft reports back on the day’s talking points

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    Opinion

    Here comes trouble

    2016-05-19T16:17:00

    Government plans to raise probate fees is the latest move to ‘reform’ private client law. Such meddling can only lead to more problems, argues Gary Rycroft

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    Personal services

    2016-03-22T12:44:00

    It’s all well and good advertising a friendly and personable service, but law firms, and private client solicitors in particular, need to be visible and accessible to prospective clients at all times. Gary Rycroft explains

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    Welcome aboard

    2016-03-22T00:00:00

    Gary Rycroft welcomes three new members to the Private Client Section committee, and reports back from the Cross Border Conference

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    Opinion

    First things first

    2015-11-26T11:00:00

    New Section chair Gary Rycroft outlines his plans for the future.

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    Alternative take

    2015-05-20T10:46:00

    In the second of a two-part series on the beneficial interests in land owned by two or more people, Ian Bond and Gary Rycroft consider the importance of applying for alternative restrictions to protect both the solicitor and their client

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    Holding ground

    2015-03-17T00:00:00

    The beneficial interest in land owned by two or more people can be held in different ways with different implications on the death of one of the co-owners. Ian Bond and Gary Rycroft look at the issues to consider and the obligations of private client practitioners

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    New tricks

    2014-11-18T11:00:00

    Last month, practitioners met at Chancery Lane for the Private Client Section’s first Elderly Client Conference. Gary Rycroft rounds up the event

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    Event

    Webinar: Charities as beneficiaries (12 March 2014)

    2014-03-12T20:39:00

    In one of the four webinars inclusive in 2014 Private Client Section membership, Gary Rycroft and Nicola Sims look at ways of achieving collaborative working between solicitors and charity legacy professionals