Martin Parrin

Wills & Probate Market

Ask An Expert: 007 – A License To Bill

In a short commentary for Today’s Conveyancer, Simon McCrum, former Managing Partner of national firm Darbys Solicitors, discusses his experience of joining the business in 2007 just weeks before the Credit Crunch. That business in due course became the UK’s fastest-growing law firm. Now a Management Consultant for law firms through McCrum Consulting, Simon shares […]Read More

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Introducing The British Wills & Probate Award’s Headline Sponsors:

The British Wills & Probate Awards has announced the important decision to return for its third year, despite the uncertainty of Coronavirus. Although plans for the Gala Dinner, scheduled for 22nd October 2020, have been put on hold until there is greater clarity from the Government on the nature of social distancing requirements post-lockdown, The British […]Read More

Wills & Probate

Law Society Advises On Cautious Return To Offices

The Law Society of England and Wales is urging law firms to remain cautious when entering ‘unchartered waters’ as the lockdown restrictions are lifted and legal businesses are free to work form their offices. Simon Davis suggests all law firms adapt and embed new risk assessment protocols to ensure employees and clients are kept safe. […]Read More

Wills & Probate

Expert Discusses Innovations Helping Sector

Now that the world is social distancing, Wills and probate businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on the innovative technologies enabling the sector to continue working despite being unable to meet clients in person. Last year, Estatesearch were awarded the Innovation of the Year in the British Wills and Probate Awards for greatly improving the customer […]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