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Probate news

Probate News is a regulatory update produced by ICAEW's professional standards team. Here you’ll find the latest probate technical guidance and best practice information. We email the firm’s probate compliance partner or head of legal practice when a new issue of Probate News is available.

Issue 4 - February 2018


In this issue, access pricing transparency recommendations, ethical considerations for probate practitioners, your views on a probate online community, DBS changes for new AIs and the Probate Committee is recruiting.

Issue 3 - September 2017


Welcome to Probate News 3; your update containing the latest probate technical guidance and best practice advice. In this issue access the diversity data collection report, principal criteria checklist and the new probate and estate administration checklist.

Issue 2 - May 2017


The second issue of Probate News covers: diversity data collection, probate registry office certification requirements, updated guidance for probate firms and more.

Issue 1 - December 2016


The first issue of Probate News covers: research into the effectiveness of client care letters, ICAEW's application to regulate further legal services and a SWAT webinar covering the application process and benefits of obtaining a licence.

If you have any questions relating to any of these articles, please contact our technical advisory services team, +44 (0)1908 248 250.