SFE in the media

SFE is a prominent voice in the media and is passionate about championing the rights of older and vulnerable people and setting the standard for older client law

For all media enquiries, please contact our PR team at Stand Agency on SFE@standagency.com or 0203 696 5800

SFE can offer:

  • Media briefings with our Board of Directors and regional members
  • Interviews on topical issues
  • Expert insight and commentary
  • Client case studies
  • Views of our 1,500-strong membership of specialist lawyers across the UK

SFE members specialise in most areas of older client law, including:

  • Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Living Wills
  • Tax planning
  • Asset preservation
  • Trusts
  • Probate
  • Paying for care
  • NHS Continuing Care Funding
  • Court of Protection
  • Elder abuse

SFE also regularly campaigns on behalf of its members and clients. Recent topics include:

  • Lasting Power of Attorneys – why consumers should get them in place and the need for regulators to ensure they are safe and robust
  • DIY legal tools – ensuring consumers are properly informed about the risks involved with using DIY legal kits for things like wills and LPAs
  • Probate fees – fighting the consumer’s corner against the Government’s proposed increase to probate fees, dubbed a ‘death tax’
  • Digitisation – ensuring the digitisation of the legal sector (for example e-signatures) does not compromise the safety of consumers
  • Incapacity crisis – highlighting the ‘incapacity crisis’ in the UK and helping people prepare for later life by making their wishes around later and end-of-life care clear in an LPA

We regularly partner with other industry bodies around key issues, including The Law Society, The Legal Services Board, The Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Office of the Public Guardian.