Services

Succession
Planning

To assist you in succession planning whether in relation to how you would wish for your assets to be distributed for Inheritance and Tax Purposes, or alternatively to ensure that your business is protected.

We will be able to assist you in how you can protect your assets during your lifetime and for those who you wish to benefit. It is also important that Inheritance Tax is considered and we will be able to guide you through making use of your basic inheritance tax allowance. We also deal with those who have business assets. You will need to review and reflect on how these can be best preserved for you.

Our services include:
Wills
Trusts
Inheritance Planning
Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
Corporate – Succession planning

22/04/2020

Don’t take short-cuts on Wills during COVID-19

It is reported that the government is looking at changing requirements around witnessing a Will in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak. Currently a Will must be signed by the testator in the presence of two independent witnesses, but the Ministry of Justice is consulting with the Law Society to consider relaxing the signing requirements….

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Team

Shane Miller

Director and Head of Family Law Department

Tony Gibb

Director, Commercial Property

Jane Rudge

Director, Commercial

Philip Chapman

Director, Corporate

Sharon Oakley

Associate Director, Wills & Estates

Contact

Give us a call and we’ll get you to the right office and person to help you with your requirements.

T. 0345 20 73 72 8 T. 0345 20 73 72 8

Do you have a power
of attorney?

There are different types of Powers of Attorney, but we would recommend you make Lasting Powers of Attorney to ensure that your wealth and assets could be managed on your behalf if you are not mentally or physically able to do so yourself. This ensures that the people you trust would be able to manage your affairs on your behalf if you can’t.

Wills and Lifetime Planning

This can include Health and Welfare decisions if you lack the mental capacity to make your own decisions, as well as managing your finances. Further, business owners may prefer to have a Business Lasting Power of Attorney in place, to ensure that those suitable, and qualified, to manage your business can do so if you can’t. Without this, the business could fall into disarray without you there to lead it.

Deborah was very helpful. Very easy to talk to and highly professional. I can rest easy knowing no stone was left unturned and my wishes were met.

Mr O’Gorman

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27/05/2020

What does Coronavirus mean for my divorce? | Family Law

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought with it much uncertainty, the likes of which have not been seen in many of our lifetimes. For those considering a divorce, or already in the process, it is a difficult time and many will be concerned about the impact on the Family Courts. For those considering a divorce, it…

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26/05/2020

Plans for emergency insolvencies legislation get cautious welcome from Thursfields

The drafting of emergency legislation to soften insolvency rules during and after the COVID-19 lockdown has been cautiously welcomed by a top expert at Thursfields Solicitors. Stephen Rome, a senior associate solicitor in the Dispute Resolution department at Thursfields, was commenting after various reports debating the pros and cons of the forthcoming changes. Business secretary…

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