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Blandy & Blandy LLP’s β€˜strong, technically experienced’ team is headed by Jonathan Gater, who is β€˜extremely knowledgeable regarding trusts’. Also recommended are Caroline Casagranda and tax planning expert Graham Benwell.

Boodle Hatfield LLP’s Fiona Graham is β€˜a top-class expert when it comes to trust, estate and tax work’. Natasha Hassall handles large estates and deals with heritage property issues, the Bedford Estate being a key client.

Freeths’ β€˜thorough and dependable’ is led by Nigel Roots, who specialises in complex trust structures, and include the β€˜excellent’ Jane Maitland, who acts for a number of high-net-worth individuals, and Sarah Foster, who handles contentious probate matters.

Blake Morgan LLP’s group is singled out for its β€˜clear, professional and ethical’ advice. Rachel Brooks heads the practice, which includes James Grieg, who is β€˜outstanding in all respects’, and Kate Allred, who is recommended for cross-border matters.

Clifton Ingram LLP Solicitors’ three-partner team provides β€˜an excellent, personalised service; nothing is too much trouble’. Peter McGeown, Stephanie Rose and Emma McCarthy are β€˜committed, proactive and approachable’.

Field Seymour Parkes LLP’s Sue Vandersteen advises on the full gamut of private client matters, including tax, trusts, partnerships and farming estates. Rob Crowther is experienced in Court of Protection matters.

At Spratt EndicottLucy Gordon β€˜remains calm and efficient despite a heavy caseload’. David Endicott is β€˜an excellent professional’ who β€˜answers questions immediately’ and is β€˜always on top of his game’.

Key individuals at Boyes Turner include Caroline Wallis, who advises high-net-worth individuals on wills, inheritance tax planning, probate and trusts, and Jenny Watson, who handles complex estate administration.

Simon Berry heads the team at Clarkslegal LLP; Berry focuses on estate planning and wealth structuring, and the group has strong expertise in asset protection, agricultural property and elderly client matters.

Herrington Carmichael LLP is noted for its β€˜very strong tax advice and associated tax planning’. The β€˜professional and approachable’ Anthony Tahourdin heads the practice.

Caroline van Zyl at Penningtons Manches LLP handles the full range of private client tax matters, including estates, trusts, lasting powers of attorney and dispute resolution. Associate Iain Managhan is the other key contact.

Royds Withy King’s Tom Gilman has β€˜a good knowledge of trusts and probate, and is well liked by clients’. Jan Tyley is also recommended.

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