In recent years there has been a dramatic increase in people making Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) to give decision making powers to trusted individuals (“attorneys”) in the event of loss of mental capacity. The government is now considering updating the paper-based process introduced in 2007, to a more modern, digital method whilst ensuring that appropriate safeguards are in place. A consultation process has taken place to examine the LPA making process.
Laura is a Chartered Legal Executive working in the Residential Conveyancing Department. Laura is involved with all types of residential property work including freehold and leasehold sales, re-mortgages and new build retirement purchases.
Laura has worked in conveyancing for over ten years, starting out as a secretary, and is now a qualified Chartered Legal Executive. Laura enjoys assisting clients who are moving house.