Public Guardian practice note: OPG's approach to solicitor client accounts
Guidance for solicitor deputies when managing client accounts.
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This practice note explains the Office of the Public Guardian’s (OPG) approach to the use of client accounts to manage deputyship funds, and how the deputy acts under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA), the Solicitors Regulation Authority Accounts Rules 2011 (SARs) and the MCA Code of Practice.