Richard Bates takes on The Starr Trust Bristol to Brighton Bike Ride 2023

Richard Bates, later life solicitor at Cognitive Law has once again agreed to take on another epic cycling challenge to raise money for The Starr Trust. The Challenge: Cycle from Bristol to Brighton, via the Isle of Wight! The bike ride takes place between 8th-11th June and is set to be an action packed 3... Read more »

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Why you shouldn’t use Chat GPT to write your legal documents

Chat GPT was launched on 30th November 2022 and has quickly become a social media sensation. Created by San Francisco company OpenAI, Chat GPT is a natural language processing tool and provides human sounding responses to prompts or questions. Driven by artificial intelligence it can answer questions, assist with tasks, and even tell jokes! And... Read more »

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Requirements for notifying the Office of the Public Guardian of deaths

You may be aware that, in cases where there is an arrangement in place for someone who has become, or could become, mentally incapable, reporting rules relating to deaths have altered slightly. This briefing note, by Cognitive Law’s Renée Ambler, gives an overview of the new requirements. The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) must... Read more »

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