In recent weeks, I have had cause to reflect on the peculiar demands on us as solicitors of delivering difficult or unwelcome advice to clients of all stripes.
Dame Linda Penelope Dobbs, DBE, was the first non-white person to serve as a senior judge of England and Wales, from 2004 to 2013.
With communities across the world trying to adapt to accelerated change, it has never been more important for us to support our clients in all aspects of their personal and professional lives.
Lasting Powers of Attorney are often something considered only for those in later life or when serious illness has been diagnosed.
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
So said Sir Thomas Bingham in the case of Bolton v Law Society in 1993, noting that "Membership of a profession brings many benefits, but that is part of the price."
Law firm threatening legal action over A-level grades.
Anyone who has gone through the process of making a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) knows that the documents are technical and time consuming to prepare.
The case of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Q  EWCOP 27 concerns Q, a 57 year old with profound and lifelong learning disabilities...
Upon the Court of Protection appointing a deputy, it is common for a case manager to be instructed to work alongside the deputy.
What is an LGBTQ+ ally? The Stonewall definition of an ally is ‘anyone who acts to bring about positive change for people who identify differently to them'.
I am always slightly reticent about ‘opening up' about my experience as a gay man. Not because I don't want to tell my story but because, like many others.
Where once there was Brexit, now there is Coronavirus. In these troubled times it is difficult to look beyond the next day, but from 1 January 2021, when the post-Brexit transition period ends and the United Kingdom...
Marks & Clerk
Marks & Clerk Law recently participated in the first ever fully remote hearing in the Court of Appeal. We want to share what worked well (and what didn't) in the hope that others in the legal profession can be better prepared ...
With the rapid development of the Covid-19 virus over recent weeks, we felt it important to notify all of our clients of the steps that we are taking...
Veganuary? Meatless "meat" balls are all the rage…Dry January? My local pub is offering dry white wine and dry London gin, to help, in a way… New Year, New You?
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
The likes of Karen Seward, Natasha Harrison and Melissa Butler also talk about the main challenges facing female lawyers and the most common mistakes and misconceptions affecting women in law.
DLA Piper UK LLP
People from different socioeconomic backgrounds often face multiple barriers to a career in law. This contributes to a lack of genuine socioeconomic diversity in the legal profession.
Deputies are required to provide the OPG with an report each year detailing how they have managed...
The final column in the table below summarises the "no-deal" position.
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) is responsible for supervising deputies and it has an important role in investigating allegations of wrong-doing by both deputies and attorneys.