Wilkin Chapman Solicitors, has won national recognition for its commitment to staff training and development. The solicitors’ practice has won three awards and been voted as one of the top 100 UK law firms to work by the Lex 100 – the student guide to the UK’s premier law firms 2014/15
For people who have not made a will, the Government imposes a strict set of rules which determine how someone's estate will pass on their death; these are known as the intestacy rules. The existing rules have been in place for 20 years, but amendments to them came into force on 1 October 2014.
As a society we are living longer and, as a result of this, a growing number of people are now suffering from illnesses such as Alzheimer's and Dementia. Alison Elwess, senior solicitor, looks at how Lasting Powers of Attorney can help.
We all see adverts for personal injury claims, suggesting that ‘where’s there blame – there’s a claim’. However, bringing a personal injury claim can be a complex area of the law, particularly when coupled with the strict time limits for making a claim.