With an excellent reputation for advising individuals, our practice includes advising on the most appropriate structure for Wills and their preparation including for clients with business interests, complex family arrangements and cross boarder aspects. We also advise on the creation, administration and taxation implications of trusts whether it be in a client’s lifetime or through their Wills on death. Working closely with our Corporate team, we have particular expertise in helping business owners consider business succession.
Mental capacity advice is an another of our specialisms, so we can help you or your family members to prepare Lasting Powers of Attorney which reflect your wishes about your property and financial affairs and your health and welfare.
The death of a someone close is always difficult and the administration of estates an added stress for all those involved. The larger the estate the more complex the requirements, often involving diverse assets, large family trees and complex inheritance tax issues. We guide you every step of the way. If a dispute arises between the family and a beneficiary, we can call upon our Contentious Private Client team to help smooth out the distressing process as much as possible.