Guidance

Solicitor client accounts: Public Guardian practice note

Guidance for solicitor deputies when managing client accounts.

Documents

Public Guardian practice note (SD13): OPG’s approach to solicitor client accounts (print version)

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Details

This practice note (SD13) explains the Office of the Public Guardian’s 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)
  • the MCA Code of Practice
Published 15 February 2016
Last updated 30 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added Welsh-language translation
  2. First published.