Private client

Charitable gifts in wills: should solicitors be ‘making the ask’?

There are many reasons why private client solicitors should not be afraid of asking clients whether they would like to leave a legacy in their wills, says Gar

02 Feb 2019

The contempt of the SRA

Kerry Underwood has a warning notice for the SRA: Leave the law to parliament and judging to th

25 Sep 2017

A new leaf

Minster Law’s managing director Michael Warren explains to Matthew Rogers how the firm is finding ways to increase efficiency and grow it

25 Sep 2017

Solicitors and social worth in the North East

Insurance lawyers have a new role model in Meg Kirby, the founder of a dynamic charity that provides urgent pro bono advice to terminally ill patients. John van der Luit-Drummon

25 Sep 2017

Anchored in the community

Colin Jones talks to Matthew Rogers about steering Hewitsons through the perilous waters of the mid-tie

25 Sep 2017

A forum of choice for arbitration

England may become a forum of choice for arbitration post-Brexit, suggests Charlott

22 Sep 2017

How to charge your worth

Are you a lawyer and genuinely struggling to get paid what you’re worth? Then have no fear, as Vanessa Ugatti is here t

22 Sep 2017

Know where you’re starting from before you depart

To know whether there is ‘good reason’ to depart from the budget, it is imperative to keep a clear record of the assumptions made, advises District Judge Richar

21 Sep 2017

Online probate beta testing to be extended to solicitors this autumn

Lawyer concerned new system could be ‘abused by unscrupulou

20 Sep 2017