Module Identifier LPM1310  
Academic Year 2007/2008  
Co-ordinator Professor John R Williams  
Semester Semester 2  
Pre-Requisite LPM0140 , LPM0505 , LPM0325 , LPM0215  
Professional Exemptions Law Society validated study scheme  

Brief description

This module is only available to students registered on the PGDip Legal Practice.

This module enables students to advise and assist clients in the field of Private Client Law. The module will focus on areas of work in small and medium sized practices. The module will concentrate on the law and practice relating to advising the Private Client with special emphasis on the elderly client. The module will be delivered in an interactive manner.


1. Overview of intestacy and wills

2. Overview of Taxation and assessment of Income Tax, CGT, and calculations

3. Advice on Lifetime and Inheritance tax planning including PCFSMA, investment strategies, life insurance etc.

4. Financial Services advice.

5. Estate planning including residential care

6. Investigation of the uses of various trusts

7. Will drafting and post death matters

8. Powers of Attorney

9. Living wills

10. Housing

11. Family issues.


This module is at CQFW Level 7