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22 July 2020

Vulnerable Clients: spotting elder abuse during Covid-19

Article by Emma Harris, Senior Associate in the leading Private Client department at Payne Hicks Beach, in which she writes that the elderly are less like to see many people during Covid-19 and because of this they can be more vulnerable and open to abuse. Emma asks what is elder abuse, how do we spot it and what do can we do about it? Emma's article is first published in Professional Paraplanner online on 21 July 2020 and reproduced with kind permission.

Emma is specialist private client solicitor with expertise advising vulnerable clients as well as dealing with complex probate and estate administration including advising on inheritance tax reporting and compliance together with business and agricultural property relief claims and enquiries.  Emma also deals with obtaining foreign equivalents of grants of probates, resealing of English grants overseas and resealing here of Commonwealth grants and advising on deeds of variation and deeds of appointments.

For further information, please contact Emma Harris by email or call on 020 7465 4300

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