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Why does LPA law need to be updated?

Partner and Head of Legacy Abigail Bird explains how and why the law around LPAs needs to change.

Expert advice on relocating outside of London

We sit down with Hat and Home Founder Ben Gee to get his top tips for moving away from the City.

Arbitration Helps Families Put Children First

When resolving family matters, clients and solicitors alike often feel court proceedings are the only path forwards. Head of Dispute Resolution William Hogg discusses the benefits of arbitration as an alternative in this article.

In Conversation with Ingrid Starcic

We sit down with Family Associate Ingrid Starcic to discuss her career journey, why she chose mediation, and how she has adapted her practice during lockdown.

Assessing the London Property Market with Douglas & Gordon's James Evans

We speak to D&G CEO James Evans, James Hollingsworth and Lauren Lambourne about how they’ve handled the extreme conditions in the market, and their advice if you’re currently contemplating making a move.

When do you need to update your financial arrangements?

Head of Legacy Abigail Bird and Financial Planner Sam Sloma go over when and why you should review your financial and estate plans.

Trusts vs Wills – What is a Will Trust?

Testamentary Trusts can be beneficial in a range of circumstances, and serve a number of purposes. Partner and Head of Legacy Abi Bird breaks down the key information in this article.

Let’s talk about: Inheritance Tax

In this article, I speak to finance experts and advisors Lisa Conway-Hughes and Gemma Stanbridge, and we break down everything you need to know about Inheritance Tax, and why it can end up costing a large proportion of your estate if you don’t address it.

Ethical Fees Can Bring Family Lawyers Commercial Success

In the family law arena, there is really nothing more significant for a lawyer than ethics; the importance of ethics stretches far and wide, into every corner of practice.

Bitcoin, Tax and Self-Administering Estates

There are a number of reasons why Bitcoin, or any cryptocurrencies, become irretrievable. But one easily preventable cause is the owners of Bitcoin passing away without leaving their loved ones’ access to their digital wallet.

Is now the right time to move?

We speak to Paul Price, Regional Sales Director at Marsh and Parsons to give some clarity on what is happening in the market right now and find out how you know when it’s the right time to buy a home.

Jeetesh Patel
In Conversation with Jeetesh Patel

Having joined the Laurus team at the beginning of 2021, Senior Associate Jeetesh Patel brings a new type of expertise to our Family team.