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Birketts LLP

Providence House, 141-145 Princes Street, IPSWICH, IP1 1QJ, ENGLAND
Work 01473 232300
Fax 01473 230524

Louise Long

Work 01473 299176
Birketts LLP

Work Department

Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate


Partner and Head of Probate - Ipswich


Louise joined Birketts in October 2011 and is a Partner and Head of Probate in our Private Client Advisory Team in Ipswich.

Louise specialises in private client work and acts for individuals in all areas of estate and succession planning, will drafting, trusts, administration of estates and tax planning. Louise graduated in law at Leicester University and completed her professional training at the College of Law in Guildford.

As well as acting for clients in East Anglia Louise has a number of clients further afield particularly in London where she has advised members of other solicitors firms who do not have their own private client department.


Louise is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Louise qualified as a Notary Public in 1998 and in this capacity is able to prepare and certify documents for use internationally.

East Anglia: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Ipswich

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Ipswich

Birketts LLP is ‘a proven leader in this practice area locally’. Its team provides expert advice on the full range of private client matters including complex trust and probate issues, the administration of landed estates and high-value trusts, wills, succession planning and powers of attorney. Its client base includes not only family business and high-net-worth individuals in Suffolk, but also non-doms with substantial assets in the UK. Louise Long leads the probate team and is well known for her advice on IHT matters, often involving multimillion-pound estates. Charles Boscawen has in-depth knowledge of tax, trusts and property relief matters. Senior associate Richard Guy, who joined from Prettys, attracts praise for his ‘considered, pragmatic advice’. Partner and agricultural specialist Nigel Farthing provides valuable support to the private client team. Boscawen advised the executors of the estate of a deceased man with substantial farming and property assets in the UK and overseas.

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