PS magazine cover - August 2019 - new design - 280x398

Back to Basics

Jo Summers

Back to Basics: Residence and domicile


Jo Summers goes back to basics on residence and domicile

All Back to Basics

Fiona Heald

Keep on moving


As the pace of life continues to accelerate, Fiona Heald considers what keeps a career in private client interesting and engaging


Safety first


Melinda Giles provides a comprehensive guide to the safeguarding process for adults and what you can do if you have a concern about a vulnerable client

Linda Dack

Top Gunn


Linda Dack’s private client team at Watkins & Gunn won at this year’s inaugural Wales Legal Awards. She talks about the win and the trends in her wills and probate caseload

Danny Curran

Search engines


Danny Curran gives his best practice tips and advice on how to select and instruct a probate research firm

Path leading off to horizon

Broader horizons


Are you considering retirement, or just feeling dissatisfied with a career only as a solicitor, and thinking about exploring other opportunities? Rachel Brushfield looks at some of the different career options open to senior solicitors

Charlotte Pisuto

Money talks


Charlotte Pisuto discusses new guidance from the Office of the Public Guardian for attorneys and deputies on making investment decisions for vulnerable people

Regulation and compliance - walking on a tightrope

Walking the tightrope


It can be difficult for smaller firms to stay on top of the regulations relating to legal practice. As the SRA prepares to launch its new Standards and Regulations this autumn, Matthew Moore presents a guide to the key compliance issues you need to know about


It takes two

2019-08-06T00:03:00+01:00By ,

Using a real-life case study of a complex estate, Charlotte Pollard and Sofia Thomas explain how solicitor and tax adviser working together and taking a holistic approach can reap benefits for clients

Iceberg with red flag

Red flags


Mariel Stringer-Fehlow outlines her tips and practical advice for trustees on spotting the early warning signs of a matter turning contentious, using four common scenarios

Marzena Lipman

State of independence


The SRA introduces a new “independent solicitor” model this November, which will allow solicitors to provide legal services on a freelance basis. But how will the model work in practice, and could it be for you? Marzena Lipman takes a closer look

Nicole Gallop Mildon

Succession planning

2019-08-06T00:00:00+01:00By ,

Nicole Gallop Mildon and Álvaro Aznar Azcárate discuss the European succession certificate, introduced by the Brussels IV Regulation, which allows for the member state with jurisdiction over succession to confirm the status of heirs and executors. What do you need to know, and what problems might it pose?

All Features