Month: June 2021

Charitable Legacies Insight Technology Wills & Probate

Cryptoasset investors need to consider their Will and how to

With hundreds and thousands of people seeking strong returns from cryptoassets, a London and Birmingham-based law firm says it is essential that investors think about how they gift digital currencies in their Will. Cryptoassets, like Bitcoin and Ethereum, form part of a person’s estate like any other assets, such as money, shares or property and […]Read More

Wills & Probate

Solicitors’ leader welcomed SRA’s diverse draft business plan and budget

Solicitors’ leaders today welcomed the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) draft 2021-2022 business plan and budget, which will focus on anti-money laundering (AML), diversity, inclusion, technology and innovation. Law Society of England and Wales president I. Stephanie Boyce said: “We are pleased to see the SRA prioritising its work and resources on its core regulatory function […]Read More

Insight Organisations Wills & Probate

Sponsor Spotlight: Pro-Gen Research

In a series of Supporters in Focus pieces, we are thrilled to introduce our supporters of The British Wills and Probate Awards 2021  Alongside headline sponsor Executor Solutions we look forward to recognising achievement, highlighting progression and championing innovation. Today we profile Private Client Team of the Year sponsors Pro-Gen Research.  We’re delighted to have Pro-Gen Research on […]Read More

Firms & People Insight Wills & Probate

SFE’s Virtual Conference new format proves a hit

The annual Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) Conference virtual door opened this week (Wednesday 23rd June) with a new and exciting format. This year’s event attendees explored a day long, in-depth case study named ‘Nigel Jones’, along with a breadth of topics including lack of capacity, testamentary agreements, care options and tax implications. SFE Chairman, […]Read More

Features Wills & Probate

Estate Planning for Single Clients and Unmarried Couples

Superhero Webinar 79: Estate Planning for Single Clients and Unmarried Couples Part TWO of our pentalogy! Our “Planning for different client scenarios” Superhero Webinar series will help you provide Estate Planning solutions for all your clients. Part two of five will cover Estate Planning for Single Clients and Unmarried Couples. Topics include: • The positives […]Read More

Wills & Probate

Topical Talks podcast discusses probate genealogy

In the latest Topical Talks with Title Research podcast, Anthony Allsopp, Head of Business, and Technical Manager, Simon Barber, discuss one of Title Research’s areas of expertise, probate genealogy. More specifically, the podcast explores: • How family tree reconstruction and people tracing has changed and evolved • The impact of popular TV programmes • The […]Read More

Wills & Probate

Celebrating the legacy of Alan Turing

This month to celebrate Pride Month 2021, which focuses on celebrating the LGBTQ+ communities all over the world, we thought we’d look at one of the key figures of Britain’s war effort – the mathematician and pioneer of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence, Alan Turing. World War Two history is a subject close to […]Read More

Organisations Regulation Wills & Probate

STEP launches new practitioner guide on responsible wealth stewardship

STEP, the worldwide professional association for practitioners who advise families across generations, today launches a new guide for advisers on the responsible stewardship of wealth in a changing world. Family Dialogues on the Responsible Stewardship of Wealth: A Guide marks the start of a discussion among STEP members and the wider advisory community on responsible […]Read More

Insight Organisations Wills & Probate

Sponsor Spotlight: IDF by Tower Street Finance

In a series of Supporters in Focus pieces, we are thrilled to introduce our supporters of The British Wills and Probate Awards 2021  Alongside headline sponsor Executor Solutions we look forward to recognising achievement, highlighting progression and championing innovation.  Today we profile Best Contentious Wills and Probate Team sponsors Inheritance Dispute Funding by Tower Street Finance.   […]Read More

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