LPAs in the time of Coronavirus

Fiona Smith, partner & Michael Armstrong, solicitor, Forsters, 16/02/2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has emphasised the importance of using lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) to plan for periods of incapacity. The Office of the Public Guardian (the OPG) reported in 2019 that the average age at which individuals register LPAs is 74.

Unfortunately, anyone can become incapacitated at any point in their lives. Though making suitable provision for incapacity can be a sensitive topic, putting suitable LPAs in plac...

Continue reading this article...

Start a free trial now for access to breaking news of the regulatory environment and legislative change happening in wealth management.

You are currently not logged in,
login to view the full article
start by clicking this button.

Need a subscription,
fill out the form here or
contact subs@eprivateclient.com

About PAM

PAM Insight is the world’s leading independent provider of essential specialist news, analysis and comparative data for the fast-evolving world of wealth management.

Read more about PAM


eprivateclient is the leading website and news service for private client practitioners, including lawyers, accountants, trustees and fee-based IFAs.

Read more