Month: April 2020

Wills & Probate

How Can Wills And Probate Professionals Maintain Business Continuity?

How can wills and probate professionals maintain business continuity during the COVID-19 crisis? By Alison Beech, Partner, Percy Huges & Roberts Solicitors The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruption and difficulty for every business in every sector, and the wills and probate profession is clearly no exception to this. Firms throughout the UK have been […]Read More

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Time Is Running Out

The current pandemic is affecting us all, not only on a personal level, but it is taking a toll on all types of business. The impact on the legal sector, over the coming months and possibly even years, is likely to be huge affecting a range of different practice areas. Firms who rely heavily on […]Read More

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Video Link Wills Witnessing Permitted In Jersey

Jersey is now permitting Solicitors and advocates to witness the signing of Wills via video link to help comply with social distancing regulations. The emergency legislation will operate temporarily until September 30 in the first instance. Whilst legal professionals have been innovative with garden signings, window witnessing and ‘drive by’ signings, the States decided that […]Read More

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Cyber Criminals Targeting Remote Workers

The solicitors Regulation Authority and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) are urging law firms and their employees to remain vigilant during lockdown as cyber criminals increasingly target remote workers. Given the lower levels of security in people’s homes and the increasing numbers of legal practitioners working in these perceived relaxed conditions, the SRA are […]Read More

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Kings Court Trust Offers Industry Professionals Financial Support

Kings Court Trust offers industry professionals financial support during Covid-19 pandemic. Estate administration provider, Kings Court Trust, has recognised the potential added risks and pressures on businesses and professionals within the industry during this unprecedented time. They’re aware of the impact that this pandemic could have on individuals and businesses and understand the importance of […]Read More

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Certainty Expert Webinars Advise On Deputy And Attorney Abuse

Certainty Expert Webinars present Deputy and Attorney Abuse – warning signs, prevention, and the role of the Will – A Bird’s Eye View from Certainty the National Will Register. Join us for our next Certainty Expert Webinar on Thursday 7th May at 12.00pm when Julia Szczepanski, Client Projects Director at Certainty the National Will Register […]Read More

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Title Research Launch New Financial Asset Search Service, Powered By

The new online asset-searching engine can help you during the estate administration process by locating the deceased’s assets and maximising the value of the estate. One of your duties when administering an estate is to locate all of the deceased’s assets, which may include known, unclaimed or lost assets. Gathering accurate information on the deceased’s […]Read More