Sophie O’Connell

Sophie O’Connell

Sophie O’Connell iis a senior associate at Wilsons Solicitors LLP. She is also a member of the Private Client Section committee

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    Special blend

    2022-02-18T11:54:00

    Choosing your attorney when making a lasting power of attorney requires much thought in any event, but things can get even more complicated when blended families are involved, as Fiona Heald and Sophie O’Connell explain

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    Access all areas

    2021-11-16T00:00:00

    Rosie Harding and Sophie O’Connell of the CLARiTY project explain why the law – and legal information – remains inaccessible for many vulnerable people, and what we can do about it

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    Helping hands

    2021-05-18T00:00:00

    Sophie O’Connell reviews the latest edition of the Law Society’s Elderly Client Handbook

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    Safe from harm

    2021-02-16T00:00:00

    Sophie O’Connell explores some of the ways deputies and attorneys can protect clients from financial fraud. Rick Kent then provides practical tips and advice on how your firm can protect itself and its clients from cybercrime

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    Report back

    2020-08-11T00:00:00

    Sophie O’Connell considers what makes a good mental capacity assessment report, and the things to look out for from your assessor

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    Handle with care

    2020-05-12T00:00:00

    Sophie O’Connell looks at the impact of new coronavirus legislation on the care duties of local authorities

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    Instruction manual

    2020-02-13T00:00:00

    Private client solicitors are increasingly requesting capacity assessments for their clients. Sophie O’Connell discusses how to instruct a mental capacity assessor with Judy Wurr and Sarah Post, both experienced independent mental capacity assessors