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Wrigleys follows a new code of practice for Will writers

04 April 2014

A new Code that came into force on 1 April 2014, has been introduced to help protect members of the public seeking advice on a Will.

Will writing is not a regulated activity in England & Wales, so anyone can set themselves up as a will writer and charge a fee regardless of training or experience.

This Code, introduced by The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) helps the public to differentiate between people offering a Will service. Many of Wrigleys solicitors are full members of STEP and so can offer this service.

Through a series of ethical principles the Code demonstrates a standard of transparency and service that a client can expect from a STEP member preparing their will.

The range of standards that practitioners must adhere to under the Code include:

  • avoiding conflicts of interest
  • clearly explaining cost implications to clients and
  • managing clients’ private information appropriately

For more information about Wills, please contact Lynne Bradey on 0114 267 5584 (Sheffield)

Lynne is a full member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Please contact us for a full list of Wrigleys’ solicitors who are members of STEP

 

 

 

 
 
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