Topical Talks with Title Research is a podcast for legal professionals working in the probate sector. In each episode, Title Research speaks to a highly regarded individual from the industry. They discuss their specialism in detail and look at current topics of interest within the sector. Upcoming topics will include insurance within the probate sector, Spanish vs English probate law, mental capacity law and contentious probate.
Topical Talks with Title Research - Andrew Wilkinson - Episode 12
In this podcast, Andrew Wilkinson from Shakespeare Martineau joined Title Research's Head of Business, Anthony Allsopp, and Head of Service Delivery, Charlotte Toogood. The interesting discussion explores the myth of the common-law spouse, the changes in the rules on the execution of a Will and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the legal sector.
Topical Talks with Title Research - Emma Baddaley of Inheritance Data - Episode 11
In this podcast, Emma Baddaley from Inheritance Data joined Title Research for a discussion about the importance of financial asset searches in estate administration. More specifically, we discussed why it's important for probate practitioners to conduct asset searches, what happens to unclaimed funds held by banks, and developments in this area.
Topical Talks with Title Research - Kings Court Trust - Episode 10
In episode ten of Topical Talks, Anthony Allsoppp of Title Research was joined by Nigel Merchant, Technical Manager at Kings Court Trust to discuss the biggest industry news stories from 2020. They discuss the pandemic's impact on the industry, as well as some other popular topics from throughout the year. Topics of conversation including adapting to working from home, the remote witnessing of Wills and online submissions for probate applications.
Topical Talks with Title Research - Estatesearch - Episode 9
Episode 9 of Topical Talks with Title Research features Ben Furlong and Jonathan Upton from legal tech provider, Estatesearch. In this episode, we discuss how Estatesearch gives legal practitioners an additional level of due diligence, the use of technology and how it can help you work quicker and more efficiently, the growing desire in the industry to serve grieving clients better, and more.
Topical Talks with Title Research - Tim Farmer - Episode 8
This episode of Topical Talks features expert guest, Tim Farmer, Founder and Managing Director of multi-award winning mental capacity assessors, TSF Consultants. Tim is also an award winning author and expert witness specialising in the assessment of mental capacity and financial vulnerability. He has over 25 years’ experience of working with adults and children with reduced mental capacity and has completed more than 3,500 mental capacity assessments.
In this episode, we discuss and debate the role private client practitioners must play in assessing mental capacity, whether the view of mental capacity has changed in recent years, new legislation surrounding witnessing documents via video conferencing software, and more.
Topical Talks with Title Research – Ian Bond - Episode 7
In this episode of Topical Talks, Andrea Pierce of Title Research is joined by Ian Bond, Head of Wills & Estates at Thursfields Solicitors and former Chair of the Law Society's Wills and Equity Committee. In the podcast, we discuss what Ian’s three-year run as Chair of the Law Society Wills & Equity Committee entailed, how the Coronavirus pandemic has impacted the legal industry, whether the creation of Wills should be regulated, and more.