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Michael Young considers the eighth edition of Professional Conduct in Relation to Taxation

According to Wikipedia, one of the distinguishing features of a professional is the requirement that they adhere to ‘strict codes of conduct, enshrining rigorous ethical and moral obligations‘ and that:

Christine Bunting and Huw Ponting explain the need for a tailored approach

The introduction of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) has shown a sharp increase in the level of professional deputyship (formerly receivership) fees. This is of particular importance to the lawyer who needs to make provision for those fees in a damages claim brought on behalf of a client ‘P’ who lacks capacity to deal with some or all aspects of their property and affairs.