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Birkett Long LLP

1 AMPHORA PLACE, SHEEPEN ROAD, COLCHESTER, CO3 3WG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01206 217300
Email:
Web:
www.birkettlong.co.uk
Basildon, Chelmsford, Colchester

Caroline Dowding

Tel:
Work 01206 217394
Email:
Web:
www.birkettlong.co.uk
Birkett Long LLP

Work Department

Agriculture and Estates

Position

PARTNER, HEAD OF AGRICULTURE AND ESTATES

Career

Having joined Birkett Long in 2000 as a trainee, Caroline qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in August 2005; following which she qualified as a Full Professional Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners in June 2006, and as a solicitor in December 2012 being admitted as a Partner in 2012.
Throughout her studies, Caroline specialised in Wills, Trusts, Probate and Elderly Client work leading the Colchester Wills Trusts and Probate Team from 2011 until 2016. In 2016, she became Head of the Agriculture and Estates Department having grown her area of expertise to enable complex tax planning, estate planning and Trust work specific to the farming community.

Member

Full Professional Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
Member of the Agricultural Law Association
Member of the Country Land and Business Association

Leisure

Caroline enjoys walking and swimming


South East: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Agriculture and estates

The team at Birkett Long LLP has a broad and deep expertise in agriculture and estate-related matters, including succession tax planning, trust creation, administration and winding up of trusts, property transactions, fishing rights and grazing licences. It also advises on partnership agreements and corporate structures and nuisance and negligence claims. Caroline Dowding heads the practice. Associates Emma Coke and Katie Gibson-Green are also recommended.

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