Power of Attorney Warning Brings New Advice PR to Legal Firm

by Holyrood PR

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

A Capital-based family law solicitor has celebrated new PR in Scotland after being featured in top newspapers

A legal PR image of Gilson Kerr staff members at their Edinburgh office

EDINBURGH legal firm Gibson Kerr, are celebrating glowing coverage thanks to advice PR.

The Edinburgh Evening News featured the family-run firm in a story about how Scots needed to be aware of the importance of making Power of Attorney agreements.

The story used quotes from Gibson Kerr about the need for more people to be aware of Power of Attorney and how to make sufficient arrangements when they become incapable of running their affairs. Partner Scott Rasmusen said that many people only make one Power of Attorney agreement, which does not cover them sufficiently in the event of a disaster.

The coverage in the Evening News was the result of a sustained advice PR campaign.

 Gibson Kerr has celebrated another piece of high profile coverage in the Capital’s evening newspaper

The Evening News published a story about how people in Edinburgh needed to ensure they made sufficient Power of Attorney agreements – unless they want put themselves and their families at risk.

Gibson Kerr partner Scott Rasmusen told the paper that many people in Scotland did not have any Power of Attorney agreement in place at present, and those that did tended to only have one agreement set up. He added that this left elderly people vulnerable, as they would not have a back up in place if the worst happened.

The full story can be viewed on the Evening News website.

Gibson Kerr has been featured in the Herald & Post newspaper after giving new advice for elderly people in the Capital

The firm was quoted extensively in a double-page article in the newspaper, which explained how elderly people in the Capital should review their legal options before the go into full time care.

Gibson Kerr partner Scott Rasmusen told the Herald & Post that people needed to ensure they had made all of the necessary legal decisions to ensure their affairs would be protected when they go into elderly care. He added that the main legal issues to consider are Power of Attorney agreements, up-to-date wills and executries.

The full article can be viewed on the Herald & Post website.

A Capital-based family law solicitor has celebrated new PR in Scotland after being featured in a top evening newspaper

Gibson Kerr was highlighted in the pages of the Edinburgh Evening News after revealing new advice for divorcing couples in the city.

Partner Fiona Rasmusen warned divorcing couples to avoid discussing their settlements on social network such as facebook or twitter, in order to ensure that their cases were concluded amicably. She said that couples who succumbed to the “bitter twitter” urge were more likely to risk angering their former partners and dragging out their divorce proceedings.

The coverage appeared in the Evening News’s Talk of the Town section.

Law firm welcomes new advice PR in Edinburgh

Edinburgh law firm Gibson Kerr has celebrated receiving more prominent coverage in the Evening News.

The firm, which provides expert family law advice in Edinburgh and the Lothians, was featured in the newspaper after setting up a special Hogmanay hotline for couples going through marital difficulties over the festive period.

Gibson Kerr pledged to take calls from couples experiencing the stresses of Christmas and the Hogmanay, so that they would not have to wait until January to receive legal advice. The firm believes that by allowing couples to contact them over the festive holiday, many problematic situations could be diffused rather than being allowed to fester until the New Year.

The coverage can be seen on the Evening News website.

An Edinburgh legal firm has been celebrating after receiving a PR in Scotland boost in a national newspaper

Gibson Kerr was featured in the Metro newspaper, which reported on the firm’s latest piece of advice for divorcing couples in Scotland.

The firm warned couples not to succomb to the “bitter twitter” urge during their divorce settlements and said it was even advising clients to avoid social networking sites until their divorce was complete. Partner Fiona Rasmusen said that that by posting information about their case online, couples ran the risk of prolonging their settlement and potentially losing  out financially in the long run.

An Edinburgh legal firm has celebrated a great piece of PR in Scotland after being featured in one of the UK’s top daily newspapers

Gibson Kerr was quotes in an article in the Daily Telegraph’s Money section, which analysed the pros and cons of pre-nuptial agreements.

The newspaper reviewed the status of pre-nups in the UK following the recent high-profile legal case involving millionaire heiress Katrin Radmacher. Gibson Kerr Partner Fiona Rasmusen said that the agreements are now becoming more popular in Scotland and were seen as an important consideration for couples getting married.

The full article can be viewed on the Telegraph website.

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