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Pinney Talfourd LLP

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Fax 01708 228163
Brentwood, Hornchurch, Upminster

Matthew Edwards

Work 01277 249385
Pinney Talfourd LLP

Work Department

Private Client


Partner and Head of Private Client


Trained at Birkett Long and qualified in 2004
Assistant Solicitor at Birkett Long 2004     
Associate at Pinney Talfourd 2009                                                                                        Partner at Pinney Talfourd LLP 2011


Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Member of the Law Society (Private Client Section)
Office of the Public Guardian Panel Deputy


University of East London,Law LLB (Hons) 1997
Anglia Ruskin University, LPC 2000

South East: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Essex

Within: Next generation lawyers

Matthew Edwards - Pinney Talfourd LLP

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Essex

The 'solid, knowledgeable and experienced' private client team at Pinney Talfourd LLP provides a 'very good level of service' and 'appropriate advice', and has 'great understanding of the client's needs', 'making them feel confident in their undertakings and keeping them informed at all times'. The practice also 'puts a lot of effort into making the company approachable to new clients through excellent customer service'. Will preparation,  tax and business succession planning, securing financial support for second marital partners, establishing nil-rate band discretionary trusts, lasting powers of attorney and deputyship applications are some of the department's key areas of work. Clients recommend 'outgoing and very approachable' practice lead Matthew Edwards,'professional, personable and calm' senior associate and 'trust expert' Kristian Croad, 'empathic' senior associate Jill French,'exceptionally organised' solicitor Nicholas Conway and 'sympathetic and easy-to-get-on-with' solicitor Christopher Dickinson.

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