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Specialisms & expertise

  • Probate
  • Estate Administration
  • Post death estate planning
  • Agricultural and business property relief claims for inheritance tax purposes
  • Wills and lifetime succession planning
  • Lasting Power of Attorney.
     

Client stories & examples of work

  • Post death planning including deeds of variation, deeds of appointment and assignment of interest  
  • Successfully claiming agricultural and business property reliefs for farming estates
  • Co-ordinating and managing the administration of two related probates involving a landed estate and various connected trusts and advising on various tax implications for the strategy of the future of the estate and trusts
  • Advising on the tax implications and preparing the necessary documents to divide estate assets between a number of beneficiaries
  • Investigating the income and expenditure of a deceased client to substantiate the claim for relief from inheritance tax for lifetime gifts made from surplus income
  • Undertaking estate administration for overseas beneficiaries/executors
  • Successfully recovering inheritance tax in the UK where tax has been paid on assets held overseas
  • Managing estates which include assets in foreign jurisdictions
  • Advising on the distribution or retention of assets within an estate with a potential un-quantified liability
  •  Advising on Wills and connected lifetime estate planning, particularly in relation to gifts made during lifetime.

Types of client

Esther advises and helps a range of clients, including farmers, elderly and bereaved spouses and busy professional and business people.

Achievements & other appointments

Esther is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Profile

Esther qualified as a solicitor in November 2001.  Since then she has worked for highly regarded firms in London and the South East. Esther joined us in 2017 from a prominent private client law firm in London.

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