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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

ONE LONDON SQUARE, CROSS LANES, GUILDFORD, SURREY, GU1 1UN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01483 252525
Fax:
Fax 01483 252550
DX:
2436 GUILDFORD-1
Email:
Web:
www.charlesrussellspeechlys.com
Cheltenham, Doha, Dubai, Geneva, Guildford, Hong Kong and 5 more

Sally Ashford

Tel:
Work 01483 252508
Email:
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

Work Department

Private wealth; private client. sfsd

Position

Sally leads the non-contentious private client team in Guildford and has particular expertise in advising high-net-worth individuals and family business owners in relation to their estates and family succession planning, including inheritance tax mitigation and trusts. She has considerable experience in Court of Protection matters, including deputyship and statutory will applications, and she deals with complex capacity issues in addition to acting as a professional deputy. Sally has also advised charities and not-for-profit organisations on legacy campaign literature. Sally is also recommended and named as a leading individual in The Legal 500. She is on the reserve panel of the Court of Protection.

Member

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.


London: Private client

Court of Protection

Within: Court of Protection

The team at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP works across a large geographical area through its offices in London and Guildford. Suzanne Marriott is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly and the STEP special interest group on mental capacity. Sally Ashford is also a member of the STEP special interest group on mental capacity. Marriott specialises in cross-border and UK mental capacity and Court of Protection work as well as tax planning, wills, trusts and other contentious trusts and probate matters. She regularly acts as the independent deputy for property and affairs and health and welfare cases in situations where the family is in dispute about residency and the tax implications of losing non-UK residency and domicile.

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South East: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Sally Ashford heads the non-contentious private client team at the 'excellent all round firm' Charles Russell Speechlys LLP and has extensive experience assisting high-net-worth individuals, family business owners in relation to their estates and succession planning, including inheritance tax mitigation and trusts. The practice also undertakes Court of Protection matters including deputyship and statutory will applications and works with colleagues in other practice areas such as corporate, litigation and real estate. It also provides a range of services to major charities including Cancer Research UK. Senior associate Gareth Walliss is noted for his tax and trust planning skills.

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