In this podcast, Andrew Wilkinson from Shakespeare Martineau joined Title Research's Head of Business, Anthony Allsopp, and Head of Service Delivery, Charlotte Toogood. The interesting discussion explores the myth of the common-law spouse, the changes in the rules on the execution of a Will and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the legal sector.
In this podcast, Emma Baddaley from Inheritance Data joined Title Research for a discussion about the importance of financial asset searches in estate administration. More specifically, we discussed why it's important for probate practitioners to conduct asset searches, what happens to unclaimed funds held by banks, and developments in this area.
In episode ten of Topical Talks, Anthony Allsoppp of Title Research was joined by Nigel Merchant, Technical Manager at Kings Court Trust to discuss the biggest industry news stories from 2020. They discuss the pandemic's impact on the industry, as well as some other popular topics from throughout the year. Topics of conversation including adapting to working from home, the remote witnessing of Wills and online submissions for probate applications.
Episode 9 of Topical Talks with Title Research features Ben Furlong and Jonathan Upton from legal tech provider, Estatesearch. In this episode, we discuss how Estatesearch gives legal practitioners an additional level of due diligence, the use of technology and how it can help you work quicker and more efficiently, the growing desire in the industry to serve grieving clients better, and more.
This episode of Topical Talks features expert guest, Tim Farmer, Founder and Managing Director of multi-award winning mental capacity assessors, TSF Consultants. Tim is also an award winning author and expert witness specialising in the assessment of mental capacity and financial vulnerability. He has over 25 years’ experience of working with adults and children with reduced mental capacity and has completed more than 3,500 mental capacity assessments.
In this episode, we discuss and debate the role private client practitioners must play in assessing mental capacity, whether the view of mental capacity has changed in recent years, new legislation surrounding witnessing documents via video conferencing software, and more.
In this episode of Topical Talks, Andrea Pierce of Title Research is joined by Ian Bond, Head of Wills & Estates at Thursfields Solicitors and former Chair of the Law Society's Wills and Equity Committee. In the podcast, we discuss what Ian’s three-year run as Chair of the Law Society Wills & Equity Committee entailed, how the Coronavirus pandemic has impacted the legal industry, whether the creation of Wills should be regulated, and more.
In this episode of Topical Talks, Title Research are joined by Holly Mieville-Hawkins, Senior Associate at Enable Law. The conversation is focused on Inheritance Tax (IHT) Planning and the Court of Protection. We discuss how the Court of Protection’s approach to estate and IHT planning has changed in recent years, the connection between gifting and IHT planning, the Mental Capacity Act 2005’s stance on making a decision on behalf of someone else, and more.
Holly is joined by Title Research’s Legal Services Director, Andrea Pierce and Head of Business, Anthony Allsopp.
In this episode of Topical Talks, Title Research are joined by Heledd Wyn, Associate Director and Head of Long Term & Elderly Care at Gregg Latchams. We discuss long-term care and how private client practitioners can add value to long-term care.
Heledd is joined by Title Research's Legal Services Director, Andrea Pierce and Head of Business, Anthony Allsopp.
In episode four of Topical Talks, Title Research were joined by Jeff de-Rhune, Director of Trust, Probate & Estates at Trust & Probate Insurance. Jeff de-Rhune is an expert in insurance when it comes to estate administration and has an abundance of knowledge in this area. In the episode we discuss how insurance has evolved and when insurance is essential in estate administration.
In this episode of Topical Talks, Title Research are joined by Martin Holdsworth, Founder and Director of IDR Law, to discuss contentious probate. IDR Law are an inheritance dispute resolution law firm so Martin is very knowledgeable in this area. This podcast discusses how contentious probate has evolved, common areas of dispute, and why it's important for non-contentious lawyers to understand contentious processes. Listen now...