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28 IMPERIAL SQUARE, CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, GL50 1RH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01242 514000
Fax:
Fax 01242 519079
DX:
7420 CHELTENHAM
Email:
Web:
www.willans.co.uk

Simon Cook

Tel:
Work 01242 514000
Email:
Web:
www.willans.co.uk
Willans LLP

Work Department

Wills, probate & trusts

Position

Simon is a partner and head of Willans’ wills, probate & trusts department. Experienced in all areas of private client work, his particular specialisms include estate and tax planning, wills and all trusts (including personal injury trusts).

Career

Simon qualified as a solicitor in 1993. Prior to joining Willans in 2014, he spent 14 years at QualitySolicitors Thomson & Bancks where he was head of their private client department.

Languages

English

Member

Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (including STEP SIG for mental capacity)
The Law Society Private Client Section

Education

University of Birmingham, LLB, 1999


South West: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Willans LLP delivers ‘consistently accurate advice to clients in a friendly and professional manner. ‘Straightforward and practical’ team head Simon Cook advises on trusts and estate planning, wills, elderly client issues (including powers of attorney) and Court of Protection matters. He is ‘very knowledgeable, has empathy, gets on well with others, and builds excellent long-term relationships with clients’. Ruth Baker ‘is an excellent lawyer’, who specialises in estate planning and acts for a number of high-net-worth individuals with complex estates. She has a ‘particularly strong technical approach, great attention to detail, and is always able to explain complex matters in plain English’.

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