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Wills and
Lifetime Planning

Everyone’s circumstances are unique and personal to them. We recognise this and listen to you, giving advice tailored to you.

We provide bespoke and tailored advice relevant to you and your individual circumstances. All our clients, whatever their asset levels, will receive personalised advice on how best to achieve their wishes regarding their Wills. You will be allocated your own specialist who you can meet with and with whom you will have direct access to throughout your matter. We can provide detailed guidance on your lifetime planning options including gifting and trusts.

Our services include:
Gifts
Trusts & Asset Protection
Care and capacity
Powers of Attorney
Business Owners
Property services
Charity Giving / Legacy

 

Read our The Rules of Intestacy Document here
Read our Wills, Estates and Probate Pricing Information here

18/11/2020

How would you like to be remembered?

We would all like to be remembered when we die. This could be by having a tree planted in your memory or having a bench placed in a favoured spot. Perhaps you will leave a small donation to your friends; enough to pay for a round of drinks or a meal out. Most people do…

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KEY CONTACT

Ian Bond
Head of Wills & Estates

Ian specialises in trust formation and administration, wealth succession, estate planning and making wills. He is experienced in dealing with high value and complex estates, especially intestacy matters. Ian is a member of the Law Society of England & Wales’ Wills and Equity Committee and contributed five chapters to the Law Society publication ‘The Probate…

Team

Ian Bond

Head of Wills & Estates

Michelle Hetheridge

Director, Wills & Estates

Ruth Baker

Associate Director, Wills & Estates

Sharon Oakley

Associate Director, Wills & Estates

Zoe Perry

Associate Solicitor, Wills & Estates

Deborah Beal

Associate Solicitor, Wills & Estates

David Emery-Jones

Associate Solicitor, Wills & Estates

Laura Smith

Associate Solicitor, Wills & Estates

Kelly Hurst

Solicitor, Wills & Estates

Amanda Smith

Solicitor, Wills & Estates

Cerith Rees

Solicitor, Wills & Estates

Sam Thornton

Associate Solicitor, Wills & Estates

Stacey Walker

Solicitor, Wills & Estates

Contact

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

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Gifts, Trusts, Asset Protection

When considering a gift to an adult child, it is recommended that thought be given to protecting that asset by way of a pre-nuptial agreement or a trust. Contact us as we can help and guide you.

Powers of Attorney, Capacity

It is essential to consider putting in place powers of attorney to cover when you no longer want to, or do not have the capacity to deal with matters yourself. Contact us as we can help and guide you.

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