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Alan Brown’s team at Ashton Legal is rated for its ‘clear and considered advice’. Other key figures include Court of Protection specialist Adrian Mundell, elderly matters expert Alison Budge, who advised on tax planning for a £3m estate, and the ‘patient, approachable and understanding’ Elizabeth Dunn.

Key individuals at Fosters include Lowestoft-based Rachel Chiarotti and Laura van Ree in Wymondham, who is noted for her ‘great sensitivity and compassion’.

Tax adviser and STEP member Wayne Perrin leads Greene & Greene’s ‘highly competent and approachable’ team and is noted for his ‘thoroughness and technical ability’. He advised on restructuring a £15m agricultural estate.

At Hunt & Coombs LLP, head of probate Paddy Appleton ‘explains matters clearly and has excellent technical knowledge’. He advised on cross-border issues arising from £1m estate.

The ‘depth and breadth of knowledge is impressive’ at Nicholsons Solicitors LLP. Ann-Marie Matthews advised three estates individually valued at over £2m, and is acting for two clients with more than £1m in assets.

Butcher Andrews has ‘a committed team with a wealth of experience’. Darren Linthwaite retired, so Simon Underwood now leads a team known for ‘combining legal expertise with personal service’.

Fraser Dawbarnshandles matters effectively and efficiently’. Harleen Hanson now leads the team, which includes Tony Barratt and Sarah Lamb.

Gotelee Solicitors’ Felixstowe office is home to Matthew Boast, who has 20 yeas’ experience in private client matters and serves a large local client base.

Spire Solicitors LLP’s Attleborough office includes Carl Heywood and the ‘practical’ Sophie Thurston. -

Steeles Law’s Diss office includes Ruth Pyatt, who is ‘extremely approachable and helpful’.

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