Private client

Relief effort: forfeiture and assisted suicide

Mark Pawlowski reviews the Court of Appeal’s latest ruling on the application of the forfeiture rule in relation to assisted suicide and considers circumst

06 Apr 2019 | Private client

Full capacity: should you take instructions from client?

Litigators should be attuned to capacity issues before taking or proceedings with client instructions, warns Hanna

07 Mar 2019 | Ethics and Compliance

Spotify the law: Are the OPG trying to make us redundant?

Online legal tools can be liberating and confusing in equal measure, which is why lawyers are still need, so why can’t this be acknowledged, asks Gar

06 Mar 2019 | Private client

Nearly half of law firms now set up as corporate entities

Decline in traditional partnerships suggests new approach to lega

06 Mar 2019 | Family

Grave matters

No, Richard Barr will not use a WHSmith will form even if his 80-year-old client finds i

01 Mar 2019 | 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

02 Feb 2019 | Private client

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 | Private client

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 | Private client

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. Joh

25 Sep 2017 | Private client

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