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Homeowners face probate fees of up to £20,000 following MoJ Plans

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has today (24/02/2017) confirmed it will go ahead with plans to substantially increase probate* fees which will see people inheriting an estate worth more than £2m pay charges of £20,000 – despite lawyers warning that this could put older people at risk of unnecessary financial pressures.

February 27th, 2017 | Comments Off on Homeowners face probate fees of up to £20,000 following MoJ Plans

Terminally ill man seeks change in the law to allow assisted dying to avoid an unacceptable death

A man with terminal motor neurone disease is bringing a judicial review which could result in a change to the law on assisted dying to allow terminally ill adults who meet strict criteria to make their own decisions about ending their lives.

January 6th, 2017 | No Comments »

Irwin Mitchell launches IMe Law with esure

Irwin Mitchell has announced the launch of an alternative business structure (ABS) with online insurer esure, called IMe Law. The move is the latest in a series of ABS deals between insurers and law firms.

August 4th, 2014 | No Comments »