Private client

When compensation can prove taxing

Elliot Elsey explains the tax treatment of compensation and the need for practitioners to secure expert advice from ta

Probate fee rise scrapped

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has confirmed that plans to raise fees charged for a grant of probate have bee

Record rise in legal action against powers of attorney

Court action against people acting with power of attorney on behalf of vulnerable people leapt by 55 per cent in the last year – a recor

Online probate service launched

A national pilot allowing legal professionals to access an online probate service is being rolled out by HM Courts and Tribunals Servic

Solicitors blamed for probate delays

Private client solicitors have reacted in anger at the suggestion they are to blame for delays at the probat

SJ Interview: Kid Harwood

Wildings’ entrepreneurial director demonstrates what it takes to be part of a new breed of high street firm, injecting innovation and fresh life into traditional multidisciplinar

The ‘Corbygeddon’ effect

The upsurge in wealthy clients seeking advice on moving money abroad means a greater appetite for legal advice on wealth protection in a matrimonial context, says Pipp