Our specialist lawyers provide high quality, intelligent advice that is comprehensive, considered and clear.
Using a lawyer to apply for a Grant of Representation can unlock your assets more quickly and save you time.
Using our Executor Support Service in the probate process means you can hand over the tasks you lack the time or knowledge to carry out.
Getting a lawyer to take on responsibility of the entire process of estate administration is less stressful and less time-consuming.
When someone dies, bitter disputes can arise between family members or between family and non-family beneficiaries such as charities.
Creating a trust can have significant tax and other advantages. We advise on the Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains Tax implications of setting up a trust, and assist trustees with trust management.
The successful use of trusts requires effective management.
Inheritance Tax can often be minimised with careful planning.
Careful planning can reduce your estate's tax bill considerably. As specialists in succession and related tax planning, we can offer practical and effective advice on a wide variety of issues.
Post-death deeds of variation offer huge scope for tax planning. When someone benefits from a deceased person's estate under a will or intestacy, or as the surviving owner of a joint asset, he or she may wish to redirect the inheritance to others. There are considerable tax advantages if this type of gift is made by a qualifying deed of variation
By keeping abreast of developments, we can help you deal with all of the issues surrounding personal, estate and trust tax returns.