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SFE’s new media campaign 

With dementia overtaking heart disease as the leading cause of death in England and Wales, SFE finds that the UK is heading for an incapacity crisis due to the low uptake of health and welfare LPAs. Our research shows that public awareness of health and welfare LPAs...

Review of Action on Elder Abuse Conference June 2018

Karon Walton, Chief Legal Officer for SFE attended the Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) conference on 15th June 2018 at the ORT House in London. The conference chairman, Dr John Beer, opened proceedings and welcomed delegates to the conference.  He said that he wanted all...

New members June 2018

Name  Position Firm Town Alexa Payet Senior Solicitor Bolt Burdon Solicitors Islington Anupama Bhatia Solicitor Hill & Abbott Chelmsford Charles Neal Partner Bell & Buxton Solicitors Sheffield Christopher Taylor Solicitor KBL Solicitors LLP Bolton Douglas Houghton...

The Legal Week Innovation 2018 Awards

We’ve got some great news – We won! The Legal Week Innovation 2018 Awards in the category of PR, Communications and Brand Awareness Innovation We won for our campaign ‘Fight for Fairer Probate’....

The Harry Martin webinar

Harry gave us a highly informative webinar on “Going off-piste: drafting unusual and bespoke clauses in wills.”  He gave plenty of examples to highlight some very interesting scenarios.

Meeting with The Alzheimer’s Society

Lakshmi Turner and Karon Walton attended a meeting at the Alzheimer’s Society where they met its legal team to discuss ways of working together. It was an opportunity to meet up and discuss current views and thinking around dementia projects, working practices and...