Practice Notes: Private client

Assault on access to justice

The provision of quality legal services for individuals with insecure status is woefully inadequate, as Helen O’Nions explains

22 Feb 2021

UK’s first teaching law firm wins gong for ‘outstanding’ community work 

The UK's first teaching law firm has been recognised for ‘outstanding’ community work across Nottinghamshire
 

16 Dec 2020

Proposed wealth tax an ‘exceptional’ crisis response

A so-called wealth tax on UK individuals has been proposed by the Wealth Tax Commission as a crisis response to covid-19

09 Dec 2020

Pro bono work recognised - including UK's first not-for-profit firm

AltraLaw, the UK’s first not-for-profit law firm, and Reed Smith, were among a raft of firms and lawyers who collected LawWorks awards for pro bono&n

07 Dec 2020

Covid-19: taking liberties

Despite further delay, the liberty protection safeguards regulations and code of practice will be properly scrutinised, as Matthew Duncan explains

02 Dec 2020

Lockdown 2: child abuse campaign for young people in England

The government has launched a campaign to protect child abuse victims in England as tougher restrictions come into effect
 

17 Nov 2020

Witnessing wills: a new era

Practitioners need to exercise caution when dealing with video witnessed wills, says Matthew Duncan

05 Nov 2020

The rural challenge

Protecting the wealth of a farming business calls for a range of experienced lawyers, says David Wood

21 Oct 2020

Overturning a coroner’s verdict

Coroners’ investigations are limited in nature leaving families seeking answers, as Ben Keith and Benjamin Burge explain

13 Oct 2020

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