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  • How to handle selling UK or international securities

    The sale or transfer of securities process is time-consuming, involving a lot of paperwork with different requirements from share registrars. The process becomes even more complex regarding overseas shares and funds.

    Wednesday, 27 April 2022
  • Frequently asked questions in probate

    More often than not, challenges arise during the management of the deceased estate when dealing with a complicated probate process. Appointed representatives are legally and financially responsible for administering the deceased estate and can be held liable for any mistakes during the process. However, many personal representatives lack a general understanding of probate and could make costly mistakes.

    Tuesday, 15 February 2022
  • Navigating overseas probate: How to effectively manage the pitfalls

    Working through overseas probate is never easy nor straightforward due to differing laws and regulations between countries. As a result, unforeseen challenges frequently occur when working on overseas probate cases, making the process strenuous and time-consuming.

    Wednesday, 27 October 2021
  • Is there a demand for medallion guarantees in the UK?

    A Medallion Signature Guarantee, also known as a Medallion Stamp, is a unique certification stamp introduced by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 1992. It guarantees the authenticity of an investor’s signature. The Medallion Signature Guarantee Programme protects shareholders by making it harder to forge signatures for unauthorised, fraudulent transfers. It also limits the liability of the transfer agent accepting the certificates by providing a guarantee on the legitimacy of stocks and shares to be sold or transferred.

    Tuesday, 21 September 2021

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Why private client solicitors should work with financial planners – and tell their clients

Ever since the SRA introduced the transparency rules in 2018, we have encouraged solicitors to not just embrace the regulations and the thinking behind them, but to go far beyond.


A paean to pupils and pupillage

To outsiders, it may seem that it’s our horsehair wigs and Victorian starched collars that are the most unusual thing about the barristers’ profession. I would actually suggest it’s our training.


Five ways to maintain your mental health at the Bar

Stress, burnout and isolation are prevalent concerns for both chambers members and staff. These initial challenges may serve as precursors for more severe conditions, such as depression and anxiety.