Navigating the Digital Afterlife

The Increasing importance of Digital Estate Management. By Luke Cheadle, Head of UK Operations for The Estate Registry In our digital world, individuals accumulate not only physical possessions but also a vast amount of digital assets. From social media profiles to online financial accounts, these digital footprints form part of our legacy, and may stay […]

Calling all legal professionals wanting to learn more about Financial Asset Searches

On Tuesday 4th June at 10am, Anglia Research will be hosting a free-to-register 60 minute webinar discussing the billions of pounds of unclaimed assets in the UK. Our special guest speaker on the day will be Emma Baddaley, Strategic Relationship Director at Estatesearch. The learning objectives for the session are: ➡️ Attendees will learn the […]

LEAP launches Matter AI providing instant answers from matters for legal professionals

LEAP, the global provider of legal practice management software, announces the launch of Matter AI, a new, integrated software tool that intelligently examines LEAP matter correspondence, providing instant insights and information to legal professionals. Users can chat with Matter AI to immediately access insights and information directly from correspondence in LEAP matters. Leveraging cutting-edge AI […]

Nexa Law Welcomes Consultant Solicitor Clive Burrell – Private Client Specialist

New model law firm Nexa Law is delighted to welcome Consultant Solicitor and Private Client Specialist Clive Burrell to their platform. Clive brings to Nexa a wealth of experience gained over 25 years in practice dealing with a broad range of Private Client matters.  Previously the senior partner of a firm of solicitors based in Essex, Clive […]

Legal Project Management: Optimising Workflows

For enterprise law firms managing large-scale matters efficiently and effectively can be a constant challenge. Whether it’s complex litigation, corporate mergers, or regulatory compliance, these endeavours demand meticulous attention to detail, strategic planning, and flawless execution. This is where Legal Project Management (LPM) comes into play. In an era where clients are expecting results faster […]

PLG – Our Story

Probate. Most of us at some point in our life will face losing a loved one. In turn, many of us that experience this loss will end up taking responsibility as the executor to the estate. The death of a family member or friend is listed as the most stressful event a person will experience, […]

Educational content on probate genealogy and asset repatriation

Title Research is an expert provider of genealogical research and asset repatriation services. Their solutions help legal professionals streamline the estate administration process, ensure accurate distribution, and mitigate the risk of future disputes. Additionally, Title Research shares educational content to help you understand the complexities of estate administration, genealogy, and dealing with overseas assets. Catch […]

Rules of Intestacy ‘not aligned’ with modern family dynamics

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The rules of intestacy loom over any intestate matter and are even applicable where a valid will is in place but does not deal with all of the deceased’s estate. The rules will celebrate their 100th birthday next year and are thus not that aligned with the more modern family dynamics that we see today, […]

Stress awareness content on probate and estate administration

April was Stress Awareness Month. The complex processes and terminology involved with probate and estate administration can cause a lot of stress for your clients.  To ease these worries, Kings Court Trust has been sharing informative blogs for you to read and share with your clients. When dealing with the death of a loved one, […]

Optimising Financial Operations: Strategies for Large Firms

The dynamic nature of the legal industry presents enterprise law firms with distinct challenges in managing their financial operations effectively. From complex billing structures to stringent regulatory requirements, navigating the intricacies of financial management requires strategic foresight and innovative solutions. In this blog post, we’ll explore key strategies that large law firms can implement to […]

LEAP introduces LawY, providing verified AI generated responses to Legal Questions

LEAP, the legal practice management productivity solution announces the launch of its partnership with LawY, a newly integrated AI legal assistant which is exclusively available to users of LEAP. LawY generates fast, accurate responses to legal questions posed by practitioners. While generative AI can be extremely intelligent, precision and accuracy are paramount in legal matters. […]

Introducing the spring 2024 edition of Entitlement from Title Research

The spring 2024 edition of Entitlement, Title Research’s news digest for legal professionals, is now available to download for free. Entitlement is a digital magazine produced by genealogical research and asset repatriation specialists, Title Research. It features informative and insightful articles written by experts in the legal industry. The spring 2024 edition features: The gift […]

STEP Jobs Board – find your ideal role or recruit your ideal candidate

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Are you looking for a new job opportunity? Or maybe you need to fill a position in your team or firm? Whether you are looking for a new role or recruiting candidates, STEP Jobs Board is the ideal place for you. With 21,000 members across 96 countries, STEP has a global reach across the trusts […]

Understanding the true cost of dying

There was some interesting research recently that sought to define the true cost of dying. An annual report from the insurance provider SunLife suggested that costs had reached a record high: funeral costs have risen by 4.7% while the overall ‘cost of dying’ has reached more than £9,500. It’s an alarming figure by any measure. […]

The UK Property Market in 2024: What to Expect

As we step into 2024, the UK property market continues to evolve amidst a backdrop of shifting economic landscapes, regulatory changes, and social trends. Whether you’re a prospective buyer, seller, or investor, understanding the dynamics at play can help you navigate this ever-changing terrain with confidence. So, what can we expect from the UK property […]

Top 10 Legal Practice Management Strategies for 2024

In today’s legal climate staying ahead requires not only legal acumen but also effective practice management. As we move further into 2024, law firms are navigating a complex and ever-changing environment, making it crucial for them to adopt strategies that streamline operations, enhance client service, and maintain a competitive edge. Here are the top 10 […]

Estatesearch Celebrates Double Win at Probate Industry Awards

Leading legal technology provider Estatesearch is celebrating a double win at the Probate Industry Awards.  Estatesearch was named as the Best Legal Industry Service Provider and the Best Technology and Innovation Provider at a ceremony held in London yesterday. Entering its sixth year, the newly rebranded Probate Industry Awards, referred to as The Probies extends […]

The 2024 Bereavement Index Needs You

Exizent is excited to announce the launch of its Bereavement Index for the fourth consecutive year. T his index provides insights into the state of bereavement in the United Kingdom, highlighting areas where progress has been made and identifying areas that still require attention. To create this report, Exizent conducts surveys among legal professionals, financial […]

Bereavement Support Payments for those impacted by loss

Bereavement Support Payment is a lesser-known welfare benefit available to those whose husband, wife, civil partner or long-term partner with whom they have dependent children died in the last 21 months. Though not means-tested, those eligible receive either a standard or higher benefit rate dependent on whether they are responsible for children or not. The […]