Woman jailed for three years for spending an inheritance left to someone else

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A mother who spent a £455,000 inheritance that her son had left to someone else has been sentenced to more than three years in prison. Judge Julie Clemitson told Newcastle Crown Court that 56-year-old Kathryn Walker had committed a sustained act of fraud and a “gross breach of trust”. Ms Walker’s son, Sapper Richard Walker, […]

Last chance to take advantage of SFE Conference 2023 ‘early bird’ offer

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There’s just over a week left to take advantage of this year’s SFE National Conference 2023 early bird offer. Running until Friday 31st March, non SFE members can get tickets at a cost of £290 compared to the usual £320. This year’s event will be taking place on Thursday 22nd June at Kings Place in […]

What has LawTech ever done for us?

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Exizent caught up with their Managing Director, Aleks Tomczyk, as part of their latest series into LawTech, to get his opinion on what LawTech really means to him and what he feels the benefits of adopting technology can bring to law firms and their teams. Join Exizent’s newsletter to get their latest series straight to […]

Podcast: Ian Bond and Title Research on Probate Registry delays

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In the latest episode of Topical Talks with Title Research, Head of Business Anthony Allsopp and Legal Services Director Charlotte Toogood are joined by special guest Ian Bond, Partner at Irwin Mitchell. In this episode, they discuss the infamous topic of Probate Registry delays. More specifically, Ian covers: The current position at the Probate Registry […]