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Lester Aldridge LLP

RUSSELL HOUSE, OXFORD ROAD, BOURNEMOUTH, BH8 8EX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01202 786161
Fax:
Fax 01202 786110
DX:
7623 BOURNEMOUTH
Email:
Web:
www.lesteraldridge.com
Bournemouth, London, Southampton

Oliver Phipps

Tel:
Work 01202 786351
Email:
Web:
www.lesteraldridge.com/our-people/oliver-phipps-partner/
Lester Aldridge LLP

Work Department

International Private Client

Position

Oliver Phipps specialises in probate with a particular focus on the administration of estates with assets located in multiple jurisdictions. To complement his specialism, Oliver is a practising notary public, which enhances the understanding of private international law issues between common law and civil law jurisdictions.As well as dealing with international estates, Oliver regularly prepares wills for individuals resident outside of England and advises on UK inheritance tax exposure for individuals domiciled outside of the UK.

Oliver has administered estates with assets located in a wide variety of jurisdictions throughout Europe. Beyond Europe, examples of jurisdictions that Oliver regularly deals with include:  South Africa, USA, Canada and Singapore.

Career

With Lester Aldridge since being a trainee solicitor

Member

-Member of the Notaries Society
-With a large client base in South Africa, Oliver is a Member of the Fiduciary Institute of South Africa for whom he regularly conducts presentations and has articles published.

Education

University College London: Postgraduate diploma in notarial practice
University of the West of England: Postgraduate diploma in legal practice
Bournemouth University: Degree in Law - 1st class with honours


South West: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

At Lester Aldridge LLP, department head Victoria Jones specialises in contested will, trust and probate cases. She represents charities, care homes, families and private clients and has a particular strength in cases involving vulnerable adults, the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Court of Protection. Graham McLean joined the team from Coles Miller Solicitors LLP in May 2017 and was made a partner in November 2017. He represents private individuals, professional advisers and charitable institutions in disputed will, trust and probate cases. Although Oliver Phipps is not part of the contentious probate team, he does offer specialist advice on international private client matters.

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