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In this webinar we will be looking at the definition of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), gathering expert evidence (i.e., medical evidence) in these cases, arguing protection and human rights claims with reference to policy guidance and case law and discuss Country Guidance Decisions. Presented by expert Immigration Law speakers we will look at FGM Protection Orders and how these can be referred to in immigration cases. We will also look at arguing Health Cases for these clients.
The use of the Court of Protection has increased over the years, in relation to matters not just related to adults but also to an extent for children transitioning into adulthood. This session will cover the use of the Court of Protection in terms of in particular, the position with court deputies, lasting powers of attorney and the position with advance directives. This session will also cover deprivation of liberty areas and statutory will applications. There will also be consideration of the paperwork for some key applications.The areas cove ... See more
This is a very relevant course with universal appeal, as many people are seeing the overlap between this and other areas of law, particularly family law, and with changes such as to the residence rate band, more people need to be aware of this.The areas covered are as follows: & ... See more
This 3 hour course will be split into 1 hour sections.This popular course is aimed for the many people who are seeing the overlap between this course and other areas of law, particularly family law.The areas this course will cover are as follows: - Benefits of Making a Will - Property which can pass by Will - Taking Instructions for a Will ... See more
A comprehensive guide to the third and final stage of the Employers’ Liability and Public Liability (ELPL) Portal. This 1-hour session will cover topics and case law regarding ELPL Portal, for example:HearingsCommencing Stage 3 when quantum cannot be agreed Practical Matters-Part A Part B and Claim Forms-best practiceClaim FormClaim Form Endorsement Acknowledgment of ServicePart 7 or Part 8? Philips v Willis (2016) EWCAProtocol Offers-cost implications Documents to be filed with Court Costs Entitlement-Fixed Costs? &n ... See more
This will cover the application of the residence allowance, effective from 7 April 2017. It will cover in particular, the position with who comes within the definition of direct descendants, using previous years’ unused relief, and what is exactly meant by the residence home. The rate increased in April 2020 and the implications of this will be considered.
In this important bite-size will & probate course, you will learn more about lasting powers of attorney, including their uses, registration and procedure. Delivered by solicitor Safda Mahmood, this session will consider the following topics:Lasting Powers of AttorneyPowers, limits and conditions on LPAsCreation of a valid LPARequirements of an LPAThe set up of such documentsThe type of powers and their use. The procedure for such registering such applications and consideration of the various forms
This session will give consideration as to who will be responsible for administering the estate, and the differences as to administration depending upon whether it an executor, as opposed to an administrator. There will be consideration as to the difference in the steps that can be taken both before and after the grant.
The use of the Court of Protection has increased over the years. This session will cover the use of it in terms of in particular, the position with court deputies, lasting powers of attorney and the position with advance directives.The session will also cover deprivation of liberty areas and statutory will applications.There will also be a consideration of the paperwork for some key applications.
In this comprehensive course learn more about lasting powers of attorney, including their uses, registration and procedure. Delivered by solicitor Safda Mahmood, this session into Private Client Law Advocacy. This session will consider the following topics:• LASTING POWERS OF ATTORNEY• Mental Capacity Act 2005• LPAs - Choice of attorney• Joint attorneys• Powers, limits and conditions on LPAs• Delegation• DIFFERENCES BETWEEN LPA AND EPA• CREATION OF A VALID LPA• Attorneys• REGISTRATION• Personal welfare LPAs• Propert ... See more
Delivered by solicitor Safda Mahmood, this course looks into Private Client Advocacy. This session will provide a summary of the key steps in seeking to obtain Probate. The session will cover the steps from the point of instruction, through to the point at which the estate can be distributed. This course will consider the following topics in regards to obtaining probate:• INITIAL INSTRUCTIONS AND DOCUMENTS• WILL A GRANT ALWAYS BE REQUIRED?• ORGANISE VALUATIONS• STATUTORY ADVERTISEMENTS UNDER S. 27 TRUSTEE ACT 1925• PREPARE PROBATE PAP ... See more
Broadly speaking, Deputy Orders and Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) result in the same outcome; the legal appointment of someone who can make decisions regarding health, welfare and finances of a person who is deemed to lack the mental capacity to make these decisions for themselves, however circumstances necessitating the appointment and the procedures which must be followed are quite different. During this bite-size session solicitor and lecturer Safda Mahmood will explore the use of LPAs and encourage viewers to consider the circumsta ... See more
The session will provide viewers who are new to the field of wills and probate will an invaluable overview of the difference in the distribution of estates, depending upon whether somebody had made a will, dies intestate, has property which passes independently of the will or intestacy provisions.This session will also be of interest to more experienced private client practitioners and will offer a useful reminder regarding the statutory order under intestacy. Safda Mahmood, experienced solicitor and lecturer, will examine who inherits on intes ... See more
The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 is a key piece of legislation which empowers the court to make orders in respect of the estate of a deceased person of provision for the spouse, former spouse, child, child of the family or dependant of that person and associated matters.This essential course will provide private client practitioners with a practical discussion of the impact of clean break clauses and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. Delivered by experienced solicitor and ... See more
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Implemented in April 2017 to reduce the burden of IHT due on the sale of a family home, thereby making it easier to pass the property on to direct descendants without a tax charge, the residence nil-rate band (RNRB) allowance has been in place for over 12-months. During this bite-size private client webinar, viewers will be encouraged to reflect upon their use of the main residence allowance during this period. Consideration will be given to the following topics:How the RNRB fits in with the Nil Rate Band and other types of IHT re ... See more
During this bite-size webinar viewers with receive a brief overview of the key aspects of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005, including the statutory presumption of capacity enshrined in Section 1 and that when a decision is made on behalf of a person who lacks capacity that this must be done in their best interests.Consideration will be given to Section 2(1) which stipulates that a person lacks capacity in relation to a matter if, at the material time, he is unable to make a decision because of an impairment of, or a disturbance in ... See more
During this bite-size session, lecturer Safda Mahmood will examine the key types of gifts that are commonly found in a will, namely specific and general legacies, and the reasons for this. Viewers will receive guidance on the factors to consider when appointing trustees and executors and the pitfalls to be aware of. The effect of S.33 Wills Act 1837 and administrative and revocation clauses will also be considered.
This session will examine the essential ingredient of capacity to make a will valid and lasting powers of attorney. Lecturer Safda Mahmood will provide viewers with an overview of the requirements for a valid will and will examine what capacity is, and how it is assessed.Consideration will also be given to the five statutory principles contained within the Mental Health Act 2005 and the issues that can arise when the client experiences delusions or lucid periods.In addition, this session will discuss the appropriate safeguards which ... See more