Plans to modernise Lasting Powers of Attorney
22nd July 2021by Siobhan Smith0
Plans to modernise Lasting Powers of Attorney
You may remember back in 2017 the Law Commission published a consultation paper on modernising succession law. Well now LPAs are receiving the same treatment.
Should I Review My Will?
15th July 2021by Siobhan Smith0
Should I Review My Will?
Here at the Society of Will Writers we recommend that you review your estate plan every 3-5 years.
Direct Pay – The Future
Direct Pay – The Future
We know that there will be members out there who have been watching from a distance, wondering if our products are right for them.
Will drafting considerations for transgender and non-binary beneficiaries
30th June 2021by Siobhan Smith0
Will drafting considerations for transgender and non-binary beneficiaries
As Pride month draws to a close a look at what Will Writers can do to promote equality and sensitivity in this area when drafting wills seems apt.
Mitigating IHT
24th June 2021by Manisha Chauhan1
Mitigating IHT
For the purposes of this article we will look at the IHT charge payable on death which relates to the deceased’s estate.
Reflecting on Mirror Wills
17th June 2021by Siobhan Smith0
Reflecting on Mirror Wills
When writing wills for couples we often find that the terms of them are largely reciprocal. Usually, these are referred to as ‘mirror’ wills.
The New Trust Registration Service – An Update
11th June 2021by Siobhan Smith6
The New Trust Registration Service – An Update
The Fifth Money Laundering Directive (MLD5) is now expanding the scope of trust registration requirements to bring more trusts under the TRS.
Provision for Pets
10th June 2021by Manisha Chauhan1
Provision for Pets
For those of you who are parents to fur babies or any other animals, you can make provisions for them in your Will.

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