Article Tag: The Law Society

Double success for SAS Daniels LLP

Leading North West law firm, SAS Daniels LLP, has reinforced its commitment to excellence after achieving its 10th successful Lexcel assessment, as well as being re-awarded its Investors in People accreditation. Lexcel is the Law Society’s international practice management standard and is only awarded to law firms and in-house legal teams who meet its rigorous… Read more »

Proposed changes to Lasting Powers of Attorney

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has recently consulted on its proposals to remove the need for a physical (or ‘wet’) signature to be made on Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) forms. It proposed new legislation which would allow the donor and witnesses to sign electronically. The intention is that this will make it… 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 »