Contrary to popular belief, power of attorney isn’t about taking away your power to do things your way within the law. When you assign a person or lawyer the power to carry out your affairs, you’re still the boss. If it’s a lawyer you choose to give power to, your lawyer will likely advise you for or against something but ultimately, you’re the one in charge of the way your interests go.
When you give power of attorney to your lawyer, you are the ‘principal’ and your lawyer represents you, acts on your behalf. If you happen to end up with diminished mental capacity, then your lawyer will carry out your affairs in line with your wishes when you were in full mental capacity, and in line with the law.
Power of attorney is the written authorization you give your lawyer to act on your behalf, serving your business and private interests. To ensure you are covered for any eventuality that will prevent you from carrying out your affairs, you can plan for the management of your business and finances, and even personal welfare.
There are a wide range of services that will empower you, in the event that you become unwell, or become completely impaired. You may also give your lawyer the power of attorney to carry out your business affairs, even if you are in full health and otherwise engaged in other affairs. In other words, if you haven’t got time to carry out some of your affairs, your lawyer can represent you.
If you are considering giving authority for someone with legal expertise and business experience to represent you, please give us a call for an informal discussion. We have a wide range of services that can assist you in your business interests. SG
DG Law were fantastic throughout our purchase process. We had a short, fixed, timeline to
DG Law supported us through a very difficult contractual negotiation to achieve exactly the outcome
We were very pleased with the way that DG Law helped us on our transaction
DG Law resolved a difficult lease renewal for us and their services were excellent –
I needed understanding and experienced legal advice. DG Law provided an excellent service at a
My experience was second to none – the service was professional and personal. DG Law
DG Law always step up to the plate on our transactions and handle the various
DG Law was recommended to me and my partner and I received excellent advice –
Having worked with DG Law a number/couple of times now, I have been really impressed
DG Law were constantly at hand, and kept pro-active throughout the thorny process of getting
DG Law came recommended to me and whilst setting up a new business it was
We were recommended three lawyers to handle the sale of our seven year old successful
We live by our core values of transparency, flexibility and being honourable – every day
We put ourselves in your shoes so we understand your problems from the inside out
We deliver our advice in a way that is easy to understand