Bishopsgate Law solicitors can give you legal advice and arrange a lasting power of attorney. We act for clients in England and Wales from our offices in London and Hertfordshire with telephone and video call appointments so there is no need to visit our offices.
Get started with obtaining lasting power of attorney, with a call or e-mail for a no-obligation individual quote:
Open 9.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday.
We can usually take instructions for wills and probate matters entirely remotely by e-mail, telephone and video calls.
A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document that lets you appoint one or more people to help you make decisions or to make decisions on your behalf.
This gives you more control over what happens to you if you have an accident or an illness and can’t make decisions at the time they need to be made.
There are two types of lasting power of attorney, one for health and welfare and the other for property and financial affairs. You can choose to make one type, or both.
You must be 18 or over and have the ability to make your own decisions when you make your lasting power of attorney.
You can choose one or more people to be your attorney. If you appoint more than one, you must decide whether they will make decisions separately or together.
The person or people you choose when making your lasting power of attorney can be a friend or relative, your husband, wife or partner, or a professional such as a solicitor.
A health and welfare lasting power of attorney gives your attorney the power to make decisions about your daily routine, your medical care, moving you into a care home and getting life-sustaining medical treatment. It can only be used if you're unable to make your own decisions.
A property and financial affairs lasting power of attorney gives your attorney the power to make decisions about your money and property, including managing your bank and building society accounts, paying your bills, and collecting your pension or benefits and, selling your home.
We act for clients in England and Wales from our offices in London and Hertfordshire.
Our wills and probate department is based at our Hertfordshire office.
phone 01707 246100
We are dealing with the Coronavirus situation with our Business Contingency Plan in operation to allow us to continue uninterrupted provision of our services. We are functioning fully with our staff working remotely, and have systems in place to provide our services while making it unnecessary for clients to visit our offices.