Solicitors, not accountants, are best at delivering uncontested probate

People Practice Solicitors, not accountants, are best at delivering uncontested probate

6y Acccountancy Age

Solicitors, not accountants, are best at deliverin...

Sally Harlow responds to accountants who think they're best placed to deal with probate. She thinks its the lawyers who are top dogs, and explains why...

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ICAEW mulls options to expand its legal services licensing

Accounting Standards ICAEW mulls options to expand its legal services licensing

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

ICAEW mulls options to expand its legal services l...

Institute considers plan to expands its legal services licensing beyond probate/ABSs Read More...

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PKF Cooper Parry gains probate licence

Consulting PKF Cooper Parry gains probate licence

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

PKF Cooper Parry gains probate licence

PKF Cooper Parry becomes the latest firm to expand into legal services, with a probate licence Read More...

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How accountants can benefit from legal services revamp

Accounting Firms How accountants can benefit from legal services revamp

7y James Johnson

How accountants can benefit from legal services re...

The Solicitors Regulation Authority is making life easier for accountancy firms to take on reserved legal services. James Johnson explains why firms s...

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EY goes multi-disciplinary as it gains legal services licence

Accounting Firms EY goes multi-disciplinary as it gains legal services licence

8y Kevin Reed, Writer

EY goes multi-disciplinary as it gains legal servi...

EY aims for complex group service provision with legal licence Read More...

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First sole practitioner ABS licence from the ICAEW

Accounting Firms First sole practitioner ABS licence from the ICAEW

8y Kevin Reed, Writer

First sole practitioner ABS licence from the ICAEW

Hope Shaw awarded ABS licence to provide probate services, the first issued to a sole practitioner by the ICAEW Read More...

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KPMG awarded multi-disciplinary licence

Accounting Firms KPMG awarded multi-disciplinary licence

8y Kevin Reed, Writer

KPMG awarded multi-disciplinary licence

First Big Four firm to be awarded an alternative business structure licence by the Solicitors' Regulation Authority; but firm will not set up a separa...

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Firms merge in Dorset expansion drive

Accounting Firms Firms merge in Dorset expansion drive

8y Kevin Reed, Writer

Firms merge in Dorset expansion drive

Aspen Waite and Pinder Cox merge, as further services lined up for Dorset clients Read More...

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Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Accounting Firms Probate: How to manage death and taxes

8y Mick Jones

Probate: How to manage death and taxes

Mick Jones takes a sideways, but informative, view on the issues accountants face in offering probate services Read More...

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ICAEW gains final approval to run probate and ABSs

Accounting Standards ICAEW gains final approval to run probate and ABSs

8y Kevin Reed, Writer

ICAEW gains final approval to run probate and ABSs

Lord Chancellor signs off on ICAEW's bid to offer licensing for probate licensing and alternative business structure Read More...

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ICAEW gains probate and ABS powers

Accounting Standards ICAEW gains probate and ABS powers

9y Kevin Reed, Writer

ICAEW gains probate and ABS powers

ICAEW to regulate probate service provision among members, and to license alternative business structures (ABSs) Read More...

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KPMG mulls ABS move as it seeks legal expansion

Accounting Firms KPMG mulls ABS move as it seeks legal expansion

9y Gerard Starkey

KPMG mulls ABS move as it seeks legal expansion

KPMG launches search for a Manchester-based legal team Read More...

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Analysis: Law Society's beef with the ICAEW's probate plans

Accounting Firms Analysis: Law Society's beef with the ICAEW's probate plans

9y Kevin Reed, Writer

Analysis: Law Society's beef with the ICAEW's prob...

Accountancy Age runs through concerns about the ICAEW's plan to become a probate licensing body, as the institute looks to defend itself Read More...

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Price Bailey the first firm to form an ABS

Accounting Firms Price Bailey the first firm to form an ABS

9y Kevin Reed, Writer

Price Bailey the first firm to form an ABS

Price Bailey sets up formal legal services offering to become the first firm recognised as an alternative business structure Read More...

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ICAEW consults on its plans to regulate legal services

Accounting Firms ICAEW consults on its plans to regulate legal services

10y Kevin Reed, Writer

ICAEW consults on its plans to regulate legal serv...

Institute consults on its plans to regulate multi-disciplinary practices, and probate services Read More...

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Tax and regulation issues for firms looking at new corporate structures

Accounting Firms Tax and regulation issues for firms looking at new corporate structures

10y Kevin Reed, Writer

Tax and regulation issues for firms looking at new...

Opening up the ownership structure of firms offering legal advice will require external tax and regulatory advice, says survey Read More...

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ICAEW ticking boxes as it plans MDP regulator move

Accounting Firms ICAEW ticking boxes as it plans MDP regulator move

10y Kevin Reed, Writer

ICAEW ticking boxes as it plans MDP regulator move

The institute is beavering away to make sure it can clear the hurdles required to regulate multi-disciplinary practices Read More...

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Italian firm applies for ABS licence for UK arm

Accounting Firms Italian firm applies for ABS licence for UK arm

10y Suzi Ring

Italian firm applies for ABS licence for UK arm

Italy’s Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati is set to become one of the first non-UK law firms to convert to an alternative business structure (ABS). R...

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ICAEW warns Law Society against restricting MDPs

Accounting Standards ICAEW warns Law Society against restricting MDPs

11y Kevin Reed, Writer

ICAEW warns Law Society against restricting MDPs

ICAEW chief warns Law Society counterpart that lawyers and accountants must be allowed to work together Read More...

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Merging interests: bringing accountants and lawyers together?

Accounting Firms Merging interests: bringing accountants and lawyers together?

11y Tim Prizeman

Merging interests: bringing accountants and lawyer...

The impending Legal Services Act could see accountancy firms join with lawyers. But is the concept of accountants and lawyers under one roof just a st...

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Closing time for accountant-only firms?

Accounting Firms Closing time for accountant-only firms?

11y Fergus Payne

Closing time for accountant-only firms?

Fergus Payne discusses the potential for multi-disciplinary practices Read More...

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Legal invasion

Accounting Firms Legal invasion

12y Mike Jones

Legal invasion

Legal practices at accountancy firms might not have taken off but the lawyers may be about to invade the profession Read More...

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Concerns mount over Legal Services Act

Accounting Firms Concerns mount over Legal Services Act

12y Kevin Reed, Writer

Concerns mount over Legal Services Act

Saffrey Champness appoints law firm mergers expert as managing partner but denies it is part of wider strategy to create multi-disciplinary practice ...

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