Legal Practice for Solicitors and Lawyers: Private client

Powers of attorney: major reforms and consultation announced

The reforms aim to make the lasting powers of attorney service 'safer, simpler and fit for the future’ 

20 Jul 2021

Private client job boom

Private client jobs are going through the roof, according to recent data

03 Jun 2021

Buckle up for take-off

Duncan Jackson leads Buckles Law, a regional firm with a flair for attracting jet set clients

01 Jun 2021

Cut down in his prime

A receiver who took advantage of protected person's money and goodwell finally agreed to stand down, as Denzil Lush recalls

27 May 2021

Mental capacity to engage sex workers

Jemma Garside reflects on a landmark ruling with potentially wide-reaching implications for prostitution

26 May 2021

Inheritance research finds over half of Brits shy away from ‘taboo’ topic

Only 14 per cent of respondents planned to instruct a probate solicitor

22 Apr 2021

Domicile and wills interpretation

Matthew Duncan considers the court's approach to interpretation in the case of a foreign domiciled person who died leaving a worldwide estate

31 Mar 2021

‘Justice depends on government’: Peers publish damning report

The quality of justice is increasingly at risk and it’s the government’s fault, peers have concluded in a comprehensive report

30 Mar 2021

Civil justice backlog: Peers call for urgent measures

Government must act urgently to address the case backlog in the family and civil courts, peers said in a new report

30 Mar 2021

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