Sadly, there is a demand for wills due to the implications of Covid-19, so the need to communicate your services to help those looking to organise their affairs is still very important.
I can’t see how we can go back from this point. E-bundles present no disadvantages, since no-one is prevented from printing out their bundle if they want to.
“I don’t get stressed” is a mantra I have tried (and generally failed) to live by. It belies the fact that I have been an unknowing but nonetheless card-carrying stress-cadet since goodness knows when.
The announcement that the Civil Liability Act, and the changes which come with it, will not now be implemented until April 2021 is sensible and welcome.
Whilst it may be counterintuitive to many, there are more PI law firms wanting to buy than to sell. It has become a seller’s market that is even stronger given the high demand during the pandemic.
If you were to find yourself on a surgeon’s operating table, on a plane or back in the classroom, you would be in the hands of a professional whose ability had been independently checked in the last five years.
Criminal defence firms (particularly SMEs) are unlikely to survive after Covid-19 unless the government considers additional financial measures to those currently available.
Recent research estimated the wills and probate market as worth £1.3bn and found that 12% of those completing a will did it themselves without any professional help.
Many managing partners will, I’m sure, now be breathing a huge sigh of relief because they’ve achieved homeworking for so many of their staff, so quickly and with relative ease.
When we come out of the current crisis period, you will need to be ready to take on the challenges that a post-coronavirus world will present, one of which will be how you can operate more effectively online.