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Rothera Sharp Solicitors

2 KAYES WALK, STONEY STREET, THE LACE MARKET, NOTTINGHAM, NG1 1PZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 910 0600
DX:
10028 NOTTINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.rotherasharp.co.uk

Karen Hayward

Tel:
Work 0115 916 5204
Email:
Rothera Sharp Solicitors

Work Department

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Position

Partner responsible for the Beeston office. Dealing with: Wills, administration of estates (including high net worth clients) Court of Protection matters and Powers of Attorney. Currently dealing with several estate in excess of £2m.

Career

Various appointments as a Chartered Legal Executive, initially in Residential Conveyancing and then in Wills and Probate, culminating in obtaining partnership at Rothera Dowson in 2014. Partner at Rothera Sharp, the merged fiorm of Rothera Dowson and Sharp Young and Pearce.

Member

Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, Full Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly, STEP Trust and Estate Practitioner.

Education

Educated abroad. FILEX attained in 1997 (via home study).

Leisure

Allotment gardening, puzzling, reading, knitting, cooking and walking.


East Midlands: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Rothera Sharp Solicitors is particularly well regarded for trusts work. Led by Jayne Smith, the team also handles the administration of high-value estates and advises clients on tax efficient structures, as well as Court of Protection issues and work with vulnerable and elderly clients. Karen Hayward was recently instructed to handle matters related to a ÂŁ1.1m estate, which included deed of variation for the benefit of a charity. The team also advised on business and agricultural property reliefs, the inheritance tax aspects of a ÂŁ4m estate, and obtaining a succession order in Dubai as part of an intestate estate case. Jeremy Allen and associate Petra Lewis-Feast are other names to note, as is Christina Yardley, who recently joined from Actons.

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