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Kelli Portcullis Legals
Posted: 16th November 2017 by Portcullis Legals Ltd
Our Practice Manager and Client Advisor Kelli Wakeham completed 3 hour towards her Continuing Professional Development Training last Friday after attending a seminar and training on 'Challenging NHS Funding Decisions'. The course allows Kelli to advise clients about the complex issues of securing NHS Continuing Healthcase (CHC) Funding. This helps to ensure that clients do not need to use any...
Posted: 6th November 2017 by Marina Leadetter
We have new team members to introduce you to, as well as giving them the opportunity to tell you about their experience at Portcullis Legals so far. The team members make up our Client Services Team, and are on hand to ensure our clients are well looked after and receiving first class service. Let’s introduce them…   Yasmin Serter – Client Services Team Since joining...
Dogs
Posted: 30th October 2017 by Marina Leadbetter
MD, Trevor worth has seen this literally hundreds of times over the past three decades and in his role on the Legal Services Board Advisory Panel in London… Buy cheap, you end up buying twice. As highlighted in an articule published in ‘Professional Advisor’ by John Melville Smith, he concludes that getting your Will prepared by a professional is paramount as it ensures the necessary...
Karen Barrett
Posted: 4th October 2017 by Portcullis Legals Ltd
Article Credit to www.professionaladvisor.com Nearly three-quarters (72%) of UK adults aged between 35 and 54 have failed to make a will, research from Unbiased has found. This figure was the most striking from its findings, the adviser directory business suggested, as this age group were most likely to have dependants and other major financial commitments, such as mortgages. More than a...
Posted: 22nd September 2017 by Portcullis Legals Ltd
MD, Trev and our Ops Director Marina were invited to a tour of the brand new Plymouth City College STEM building on Thursday (21st September 2017). The £13m building is a regional Centre of Excellence for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) offering a huge range of facilities for students to study, relax and socialise. Trev and Marina were given a tour of building with...
Portcullis Legals at Plymouth University Graduation 2017
Posted: 19th September 2017 by Portcullis Legals
Portcullis Legals award prize in innovation for The Plymouth University Entrepreneurship degree. We truly believe innovation is of huge importance in the world of business, and something that everybody should be embracing in order to grow within their industry. Portcullis Legals have won The Herald Innovation Award locally and also the National Corporate Livewire Award...
Public Domain Prince Image
Posted: 13th September 2017 by Marina Leadbetter
Prince died without making a Will, as did Amy Winehouse and Jimi Hendrix meaning they died intestate, and their assets not neccasairly going where they wanted them to. Making a Will helps to ensure that you, rather than legislation, decide what is done with your money, property and personal posessions after your death. A recent Telegraph article by 'Remember A Charity' states how it is...
Home Protection
Posted: 22nd August 2017 by Portcullis Legals ltd
A Trust, in a nutshell, protects your possessions from Inheritance Tax Liability. (40% of you estate above £325,000). It means that the beneficiaries are the owners of equitable interests in the trust assets. A recent example of this is with the Duke of Westminster who recently inherited £9bn, as the Grosvenor estate was placed in a trust. Within the trust, you then have a list of...
The rise of the “Google Lawyer”
Posted: 18th August 2017 by Trevor Worth MBA TEP
Trevor gave his opinon on Today's Wills and Probate Blog. Article Text: Whilst the talk in and around the subject of disruptive law models continues unabated and rightly so, the title of this post does not refer to IBM Watson, Artificial Intelligence or the entry from all sorts of global brands into the legal services arena. My thoughts are more aligned to the rise of apparent expertise via...
Posted: 18th August 2017 by Marina Leadbetter
Our CEO Trevor was asked to give his view to 'Todays Wills and Probate' after the former Court of Protection judge, Denzil Lush was reported to have shared his strong stance against the Powers of Attorney System within the UK. “Whilst fully respecting Denzil’s view gained from his first hand experience, I’m always suspicious when anyone in the public domain has a book or product...