Figures from the Office of the Public Guardian, the government body responsible for registering lasting powers of attorney, reveal that the number of applications dropped by 25 per cent over the last year. In 2020/21, just 691,746 were made, compared with 917,550 in 2019/20. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a document by which
Town Council Parishes and Charity
At Farnfields we enjoy regularly acting for Town Councils, Parish Councils and Charities.
We understand the need to explain matters fully to committees and trustees and to go through relevant protocols when dealing with their property affairs.
We regular work with Clerks to Town Councils and charity trustees to ensure clear lines of communication.
Usually, such entities include extra-legal requirements to follow and dealing with additional bodies such as the Charity Commission or local authorities.
Being a regional law firm operating in rural areas, we understand the needs of Town Councils, Parishes and local charities and we take pride in being to offer legal services to cover important property affairs on a case by case basis.
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