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Work 0161 832 3434
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Fax 0161 832 6650
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14325 MANCHESTER-1
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Web:
www.kuits.com

Paul Bricknell

Tel:
Work 0161 832 3434
Email:
Web:
www.kuits.com
Kuit Steinart Levy LLP

Work Department

Tax and estate planning

Position

Paul is a partner and specialises in all aspects of tax and estate work, with a particular focus on the succession of family businesses. Paul’s work includes advising on the use of wills and trusts for succession planning, as well as asset ownership structures to maximise tax efficiency. Paul also advises on mental capacity issues, care home fee planning and regularly advises on contentious trust and estate matters, including Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claims.

He regularly acts for high net worth individuals including those appearing on The Sunday Times Rich List. Paul has been quoted in both the national and local press as well as specialist publications on succession issues.

Paul has developed a speciality in advising clients on structuring property investments including incorporating property partnerships and demerging existing property companies.

Career

Joined Kuits in 2012
Qualified in 2001

Education

Southampton University
Manchester Metropolitan University
College of Law York

Leisure

Walking, cooking.


North West: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Litigation partner Andrew Weinberg at Kuit Steinart Levy LLP  heads the team. Other key members of this specialist group include litigation solicitor Sharon Kelly . Head of tax and probate is the ‘excellent and highly experiencedGraham Wood  and on the tax side Paul Bricknell regularly advises on contentious trust and estate matters, including inheritance tax issues. The team’s clients are predominantly owner-managed businesses and their owners, family businesses and very high-net-worth individuals. The team is skilled at advising on all aspects of large and complex disputed estates.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Kuit Steinart Levy LLP  offers a ‘client-friendly, easy to understand service that is backed up with accurate technical knowledge and other departments within the firm to deliver a complete solution to whatever the clients need’. Graham Wood  is ‘highly skilled at drafting trust documentation; he has a very detailed knowledge and expertise in personal and trust tax issues and leaves no stone unturned’. Paul Bricknell has ‘superb attention to detail and the advice he gives is not just factually correct but more importantly always relevant to the particular circumstances at issue’. The ‘very knowledgeableLauren Clyne  is also recommended as is associate David Chambers. Clients include a fifth of the North West Rich List including three of the top ten and a quarter of the top 20 family-owned businesses in the region.

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