Article Tag: SRA

Should you use a Will writer?

In a recent Mail on Sunday article, Journalist Tony Hetherington talks about the ‘merry-go-round of misery’ he has seen caused by a number of Will writing companies who claim to help clients but then go bust taking client’s money with them. The problems Tony has encountered are not uncommon but it is rarely reported because of the… Read more »

Difficult conditions set to continue for some law firms

The extent to which law firms are experiencing difficult trading conditions has been highlighted by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) for some time now, something the industry as a whole recognises. The fact that firms in financial difficulties are ‘increasingly turning to non-mainstream lenders’, according to the SRA’s recent announcement, serves to highlight this trend…. Read more »

New wills and inheritance quality scheme

The call for will writing to be regulated was a result of the growing number of wills badly drafted by solicitors and non-solicitors alike; however, following the disappointing announcement by the government in May this year that will writing will not be regulated, The Law Society has created a new initiative in attempt to deal… Read more »