Myerson Solicitors announce hire of Legal Director Adam Carvalho

Myerson Solicitors have announced the hire of Legal Director Adam Carvalho as part of their ongoing period of organic growth. Adam joins the Myerson Contentious Trusts and Probate team at the Legal Director level, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and experience from his previous work at Farrer & Co. In addition to his […]

Law Society makes regulation recommendations ahead of AI Safety Summit

Ahead of the AI Safety Summit 2023, the Law Society of England and Wales has made artificial intelligence (AI) regulation recommendations for the government to consider. The recommendations, made in response to the government’s white paper on regulation, include: The expertise of the legal profession should be recognised and harnessed in the AI regulatory approach. […]

Why you shouldn’t forget to insure land during Probate

If someone owns land that is not included in any property deeds, then they should consider arranging a land insurance policy. If someone on their land has an accident, causing injury or damage to their property, the landowner could be legally liable for significant costs, including legal fees, medical expenses, and compensation. Land insurance can […]

The global rise of AI: opportunities and challenges

At the start of November, the government will host the first global summit on artificial intelligence (AI), with a focus on the safe use of AI. The AI Safety Summit will be at Bletchley Park, a venue representing innovation and pioneering, and once the top-secret home of WW2 codebreakers. The Summit will focus on the […]

Second Reading for Assisted Dying Bill in Isle of Man

The Assisted Dying Bill (a private members’ bill) is having its seconding reading in the House of Keys today. These proposed new laws would provide terminally-ill Isle of Man residents (with less than six months left to live) with the right to choose to end their lives. If the Assisted Dying Bill is to pass […]

SRA transparency rules compliance remains low, yet regulator sees success

An independent report has revealed that a significant number of law firms are still struggling to fully comply with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) transparency rules, even though a minority of legal practitioners believe these rules are in the best interest of consumers. The SRA, however, celebrates the report as evidence of the scheme’s effectiveness. […]