Chambers & Partners recognise Renaissance Legal and Philip Warford for excellence


On Thursday 14th July, Chambers & Partners launched the 2022 edition of its High Net Worth Guide publication. We are thrilled to report that both Renaissance Legal and our Managing Director Philip Warford have been acknowledged as leading experts for our work in advising vulnerable clients by the independent legal…

Renaissance Legal finalists in two categories at the STEP Private Client Awards 2022


Renaissance Legal have been announced as finalists in two categories at the STEP Private Client Awards 2022/23– Boutique Firm of the Year and Vulnerable Client Advisory Practice of the Year. The STEP Private Client Awards are widely acknowledged as the hallmark of quality within the private client industry. Open globally to…

Renaissance Legal winners of Boutique Law Firm of the Year at the Modern Law Awards 2022


Renaissance Legal have been announced winners of the Boutique Law Firm of the Year (small) award at the Modern Law Awards 2022 on Thursday 7th April, a ceremony in London attended by hundreds of professionals from the legal services industry. The team were also finalists in the Client Care Award….

Renaissance Legal finalists in two categories at the Modern Law Awards 2022


Renaissance Legal have been announced as finalists in two categories at the Modern Law Awards 2022 – Boutique Firm of the Year (small) and the Client Care Award. The Access Legal Modern Law Awards were launched with the ambition of identifying and celebrating the very greatest talent and success stories…

New Trust registration rules – what all Trustees need to know


Many of our clients have created Trusts. Some of our clients have done this to protect an inheritance for a disabled or vulnerable loved one and some have done this for tax planning purposes. Whatever your reason for creating a Trust, the law recently changed and you need to consider…

Digital Assets – are technology providers waking up? 


In our earlier blog on digital assets, we explored the range of digital assets most people have that will need to be taken into consideration when they die. As a quick refresher, what do we mean by digital assets?  Well, these might be assets that have a financial value, for…

Catching up with benefits news – a quick update


Here at Renaissance Legal, Amy and I have been busy helping clients untangle their benefits problems and make the best long-term financial decisions for their loved ones. We want to bring you up to date with what we have been doing, and our views on the current trends within the…

Child Trust Fund Campaign Update – Ministry of Justice announce consultation for new process


On Tuesday 16th November, the Ministry of Justice announced the launch of a Consultation around a new, streamlined process that would allow withdrawals and payments up to £2,500 from cash-based savings accounts including Child Trust Funds and Junior ISAs without the need to get permission from the Court of Protection….

Our Family-led Supported Living Service – 18 months on


In 2020, an inspirational Sussex Mum kindly shared her story of creating a family-led supported living service for her disabled son. More than 18 months later, Julie kindly talked to us about what they have learnt in that time, all against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic. Readers of the…

Child Trust Fund Access – further debate in the House of Lords


On Monday 11th October 2021, the Child Trust Fund Access campaign was debated for a fifth time in the House of Lords. Lord Young of Cookham, who is helping to drive the need for urgent reform to how disabled children can access their own savings when they turn 18, asked…