Ian Bond, Chair of The Law Society Wills & Equity Committee and Head of Trusts & Estates at Talbots Law

Wills & Probate

The Challenges Of Dying Tidily

Please note: this was first published in the Law Gazette run by The Law Society The coronavirus pandemic has brought many challenges to the country. As a profession, solicitors adjusted to home-working and a life of video conferencing with clients and online court procedures. As the country moved into lockdown, it seemed that very few […]Read More

Regulation Wills & Probate

Proposed Probate Fee Reforms Fall Short

Most solicitors who deal in wills and probate matters remember Chris Grayling’s time as the first non-lawyer lord chancellor for his decision in May 2013 to reject the Legal Services Board’s recommendation to make will-writing a reserved legal activity under the Legal Services Act 2007. However, few wills and probate solicitors will realise that he […]Read More