Wills, Trusts & Probate

Lines of communication

Irwin Mitchell’s London managing partner Alison Eddy explains why being an honest role model is integral to her leadership strategy

04 Jun 2020

The signing conundrum

The pandemic presents physical challenges for wills and LPA preparation, says Joseph Austin

02 Jun 2020

Gina Miller campaigns for will reform during pandemic

Business owner and Brexit campaigner Gina Miller has added her voice to calls for the government to simplify the will-making process 

28 May 2020

CLC seeks approval for revised accounts code

The Council for Licensed Conveyancers has applied to the Legal Services Board to permit a revised accounts code

26 May 2020

Crown copyright

Denzil Lush recalls a nifty trick for catching out fraudulent applications for powers of attorney 

13 May 2020

Charitable legacies to plunge

Legacy income for charities could fall by more than a quarter this year because of the pandemic, forecasters suggest

02 May 2020

What will 2020 mean for charitable bequests?

Rob Cope explains why charities and the legal profession need to co-operate to ensure legislation evolves in a way that protects legacy giving

13 Feb 2020

The great wealth shift

The great wealth transfer will offer significant opportunities for lawyers, as Pippa Allsop explains

12 Feb 2020

Law Society welcomes delayed £20,000 rise in statutory legacy

The Law Society has voiced its approval for the announcement that there will be a £20,000 rise in the statutory legacy that a surviving partner is entitled to if their spouse or civil partner dies intestate with children.

16 Jan 2020