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We are pleased to announce that today our in-house Wills Specialist, Matthew McAreavy LL.B (Hons), has been awarded a prestigious certificate for successful completion of the ‘Trusts & Estates’ course with the Society of Trusts & Estate Practitioners (“STEP”) in England & Wales.
January 19, 2021:
We are proud to announce that today our in-house Wills Specialist, Matthew McAreavy LL.B (Hons), has successfully completed a ‘Wills & Probate’ course with Oplex Careers and was awarded a ‘Higher Distinction’ (scoring an average of 86% across all of the modules).
November 30, 2020:
We have recently acquired an excellent Case Management System called ‘Clio’. This is the only Case Management System which has been formally approved and endorsed by the Law Society of England & Wales. Clio is currently in the process of rolling out a mobile phone app which clients will eventually be able to use to upload/access documents (e.g. photographic ID), which will mean that the need for clients to travel into our office in person to drop in hard copy documentation will be significantly reduced. This new system is extremely modern and streamline, which means that any documentation (including email correspondence, letters, original documents etc) in relation to any client file can now be uploaded and stored securely on our electronic directory. We are proud to be one of the firms in Northern Ireland who avail of this impressive software package.
Legal Bills – a Taxing Problem The story might be apocryphal but I have heard tell of the solicitor who billed his client simply by weighing his file. Another story relates to the solicitor who simply thought of a number and then doubled it. Yet the laws relating to...