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BakerLaw awarded Wills & Probate UK Law Firm of the Year

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I am pleased to announce that BakerLaw LLP has been awarded the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2017 Wills & Probate UK Law Firm of the Year. Debbie Duggan, Head of the firm's Private Client Department said: “I am delighted with the...

Press Release - Lasting Powers of Attorney

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Head of Private Client Debbie Duggan has defended lasting powers of attorney (LPA) after Denzil Lush, the former Senior Judge of the Court of Protection, warned they may leave elderly people open to abuse. Her article was published in the Farnham...

BakerLaw LLP Supports Phyllis Tuckwell's 'Make a Will Fortnight'

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BakerLaw LLP is participating in Phyllis Tuckwell’s 'Make a Will Fortnight'. From 11 th to 24 th September 2017 our Associate, Debbie Duggan can write a basic Will for you, or update an existing one, in return for a...

Law Commission proposes Wills overhaul

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The Law Commission has announced that they are holding a wide ranging consultation in order to bring the current laws surrounding Wills in line with the modern world. A number of measures have been proposed including changing the term ‘Testator’...

Dementia Friends News!

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Dementia Friends is a social movement created to tackle the stigma and lack of understanding which mean many people living with dementia can face social issues and exclusion. Today, 27 th June, Dementia Friends are celebrating reaching 2 million...

Dementia Awareness Week 2017

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5 things you should know about dementia 1. Dementia is not a natural part of ageing - Over 40,000 people under 65 in the UK have dementia. 2. Dementia is caused by diseases of the brain - Dementia is not usually passed down through genes. 3. Dementia is...

Dementia Awareness Week 2017 runs from 14th to 21st May!

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Alzheimer’s Society is asking everyone across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to unite against dementia. Dementia is set to be the 21st century's biggest killer. But awareness and understanding remains low and many families are facing it...

The Residence Nil Rate Band

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Under the new inheritance tax rules for deaths on or after 6th April 2017 a new “residence nil rate band” has been introduced. In certain circumstances this new rule could eventually allow estates worth £1 million to pass free of...

Debbie Duggan Awarded Step Qualification

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BakerLaw are proud to announce that Debbie Duggan, Head of Private Client, has recently obtained a Distinction in the STEP Advanced Certificate in Advising Vulnerable Clients. STEP is the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and ensures a high...

Survey says - people prefer solicitors to write their wills

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Survey says - people prefer solicitors to prepare their wills A recent survey by Will Aid has shown that in the last year 62% of people who made a Will used a firm of solicitors to do so. Debbie Duggan, Head of Private Client at BakerLaw, is...

BakerLaw LLP Private Client Advice-Line NEW NUMBER

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BakerLaw LLP is delighted to advise you of the re-launch of our dedicated ‘Private Client Advice-Line’ which has been setup to provide support to the elderly, vulnerable and their families. By calling the number below you will...

Special New Year Offer....

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Special New Year Offer.... Will and one Lasting Power of Attorney Make a single Will and one Lasting Power of Attorney for £499 inclusive of VAT (court fee £110 excluded). Saving over...

BakerLaw LLP are delighted to be taking part in Phyllis Tuckwell Hospices' Make a Will Fortnight to be held 8th to 21st September 2014

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A free Will in return for a heartfelt donation Making a Will and keeping it up to date, is one of the most important things you can do, ensuring your wishes are known and your money and possessions go to who you want. Yet many...

Free Inheritance Tax Planning Seminar

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Free Inheritance Tax Planning Seminar 10.30am Tuesday 18th March BakerLaw LLP and Charles Derby Independent Financial Advisers are running a joint seminar aimed at protecting you if your total assets, including your home, amount to more...