Lasting Power of Attorney Solicitors
For Business Owners

It’s important to take action now, choosing someone you trust to manage and protect your interests in the future. We always recommend you consider an LPA as soon as possible, and with MJR Solicitors you’ll get all the expert help and legal advice you need from a trusted and local solicitor.

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Lasting Powers Of Attorney For Business Owners

Do I need one? If you own or are part of a business, then the likely answer is Yes!

What would happen to your business if you were unable to make decisions such as:

  • Abroad? Holidaying or getting stuck
  • If you have an accident
  • What about a medical condition that incapacitated you

Who will sort ALL of your business requirements?

You can't assume people will be able to step in, you need to make sure they are legally entitled. This assumption to cause immense problems.

Consider making this today!

Is it right for me?

Almost always, yes. Consider what would happen if you weren’t there, can the business function without you having ANY input?

  • Honest advice

  • Personal one-to-one service

  • Dedicated firm

  • Local experienced team

  • Straightforward outlined costs

Sole trader

You may feel the business would just fold if you became incapacitated. Well, this could be true, but it may cause your business to run into extra hardship which could have been avoided. You may incur expenses which would have been wholly avoidable with the right power of attorney in place.

Partnerships

Check your agreement! Again, can this business function entirely without you. Does the agreement allow you to make a Lasting Power of Attorney, as some partnerships will have this already in agreement? Seek advice as to what wording we can incorporate into your business Lasting Power of Attorney; we can ensure no conflicts with your contractual agreements under the partnership.

Directors

As above, you will need to check. The company’s articles of association can provide certain requirements, we can of course review this for you. Often the lack of capacity of a director can lead to termination, a business Lasting power of Attorney can save this from happening! It might be a short term issue where a Lasting Power of Attorney can help to company through a short term of incapacity without requiring the director to forfeit his or her position within the company.

Can I make an LPA covering your personal and business affairs?

You can, but it might not always be appropriate. For instance, you may wish to appoint a business partner/director to run the business short term but they may not be the same person you want dealing with your personal savings and/or investments.

We can guide you on this and make recommendations. You should be very specific about your business and personal Lasting Powers of Attorney ensuring they look after you in the specific guidelines you set.

What happens if I don’t make a business LPA?

Your business could incur costly and expensive fees. People may be force to apply to the Court of Protections, which again, can be extremely expensive and time consuming for those around you. There is no guarantee the Court will appoint who you wanted to look after you!

It could also take more than six months before a deputy is appointed, during which time your business may be vulnerable and at risk.

Powers of Attorney from £95 plus VAT & Lasting Powers of Attorney from £395 VAT.

For more information on our will service or to arrange an appointment, contact us online or by phone today for a initial consultation:

mark@mjrsolicitors.co.uk
info@mjrsolicitors.co.uk
01243 945054

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"10/10 for everything. We were making simple wills and Mark was courteous, professional and gave us confidence in all he did. It was all straightforward."

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Bracklesham

"Having never used a Solicitor before we found the whole experience easy, relaxed and, although a legal matter, it was informal feel whilst being professional. Mark was friendly and welcoming and on a level with us, coming across as a nice person you can relate to. He is very knowledgeable and offers excellent advice and information, answering all our queries."

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Hayling Island

"A massive thank you to Mark Riley and Beverley Rayner for allowing me to accompany them on a few occasions whilst they advised clients (in their capacity as duty solicitor) at the police station.

I’m currently working towards becoming an accredited Police Station Legal Representative, and so being able to observe Beverley and Mark in this role proved to be invaluable experience and an important addition to the personal study section of my portfolio. Thanks to their thorough, professional and sensitive approach with their clients, I have learned a huge amount. It has given me the grounding I need to continue towards my goal."

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Rustington

"10/10 to all questions"

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Aldwick, Bognor Regis

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Pagham, Bognor Regis

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Pagham, Bognor Regis

"Quality service quick and easy advice. Fees are great and no messing around. MJR cut staright to the point Got a motoring offence ?! Easily sorted from overseas. Definitely would recommend"

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New Zealand

"Thanks for sorting out my will also power of attorneys. Not a pleasant subject having to think about when I die, but it was done in terms I understood and quickly now it's something I don't have to think about. Thank you again."

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Felpham, Bognor Regis

"10/10 for everything. Mark was very friendly and knowledgeable and explained everything simply in order for us to understand. Very efficient and helpful."

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Bognor Regis

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Aldwick, Bognor Regis

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Oxfordshire

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West Sussex

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Chichester

"We are so grateful to Mark for all his help and considerable patience regarding the recent preparation of our wills and for the invaluable advice concerning a Trust for our grandson. He took all the time that was needed to ensure that we understood the relevant aspects of this complex subject. He explained the legal ramifications in terms that a layman could understand and he made sure the resulting arrangement was fully in line with our intentions. It has set our minds at rest to know that this important matter has been so efficiently dealt with and thus we no longer need to feel concern over it. Full marks in all departments to MJR Solicitors; it is hard to see how such a friendly and professional service could be improved."

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Felpham

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