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  • Piggy bank

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

    2021-04-22T12:02:00Z Sponsored content

    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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    Library staff are still here to help


    Library staff are working from home to provide a limited enquiry and document delivery service from Monday to Friday, between 10am to 4pm.

  • Graham Murphy

    Think ahead


    Graham Murphy explains how the Law Society has been raising the profile of private client practitioners among consumers

  • News

    New consumer contracts regulations


    New consumer protection regulations which came into force on 13 June will apply to solicitors’ retainers entered into on or after that date. Solicitors will need to review their standard retainers, client care letters and model agreements.

  • Update

    WIQS update


    The Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS) launched by the Law Society earlier this year is fast approaching the 100-member mark

  • Wills & Inheritance Quality Scheme

    First firms accredited for WIQS


    The Law Society has accredited the first group of law firms to its new Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS). So far, more than 40 firms have been accredited, with this number increasing as applications are processed by the Law Society. The scheme, which opened for applications last October, is ...

  • SRA

    Looking for a will?


    If you are looking for a missing will, the first port of call will probably be local solicitors or law society. However, if the firm holding the will has been subject to an intervention by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), its closed files will be stored by the SRA. The ...