The ‘magic bullet’ of the cap on care costs is unlikely to have a significant impact on individuals who need care.
How tech will transform the way private client practitioners undertake mental capacity risk assessments
With mental health currently high in the public conscience, it’s never been more important for those in legal services to exercise a duty of care when dealing with clients.
In our last article, John Smith lost capacity and his Lasting Power of Attorney had been invoked. John had appointed his niece to manage his financial affairs, and his solicitor as his [...]
John Smith has a fairly complex estate and has recently had a meeting with his financial adviser, who has asked whether he has a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). This isn’t the first time his [...]
Calming ‘upset’ clients is different from dealing with ‘difficult’ ones. When a reasonable person gets upset they may have momentary lapses of unreasonableness but basically that person is still [...]