Private client

The importance of legacy giving

In the lead-up to ‘Remember A Charity In Your Will Week’, Rob Cope outlines the latest inheritance research findings, and emphasises the importance of solicitors reminding clients about charitable donations in their wills

GDPR: Prevention better than cure

The TalkTalk fine is a timely reminder that data protection compliance is mandatory, not optional, says James Castro-Edwards

Invest in understanding the client journey

To improve service delivery, you need to track the complete journey your clients make, explains Helen Hamilton-Shaw

'The Clash Question'

Adam Hattersley offers advice to trainee solicitors worried about not being retained by their firms

Good instructions yield good results

A close working relationship between solicitor and expert will benefit both sides, explains Sandy Mackay

When should you self-report to the SRA?

Identifying breaches highlights weaknesses in compliance and is a good opportunity to implement stronger systems and controls, explains Max Masters

Solicitor who overcharged estate by 574 per cent struck off

Tribunal lambasts ‘disgraceful’ misconduct that led to charity being deprived of bequest