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SOMERFIELD HOUSE, 59 LONDON ROAD, MAIDSTONE, KENT, ME16 8JH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01622 690691
Fax:
Fax 01622 681430
DX:
4806 MAIDSTONE-1
Email:
Web:
www.brachers.co.uk

Christopher Eriksson-Lee

Tel:
Work 01622 776465
Email:
Brachers

Work Department

Private Client

Position

Partner 

Expertise 

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Estate / tax planning
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Administration of estates and trusts

Career

Trained at Herringtons and qualified in 2007. Christopher joined Brachers as a partner in 2015. 

Christopher specialises in capital taxes planning and helps clients to minimise inheritance tax and capital gains tax exposure whether through Will or trust planning or otherwise as part of the administration of an estate or trust. 

Christopher has particular expertise in inheritance tax planning for clients with businesses and/or agricultural assets. He is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners as well as Solicitors for the Elderly and lectures for CILEX Law School on various Private Client topics.

Member

Memberships 

  • Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Full Professional Member of Solicitors for the Elderly
  • Charity Trustee for West Kent Mind
  • Member of the Law Society Private Client Section
  • Agricultural Law Association
  • Country Landowners Association


South East: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Agriculture and estates

Brachers' 'knowledge of agricultural matters is very good - the team always responds quickly with appropriate technical and pragmatic advice'. The firm has longstanding relationships with clients including Hadlow College, East Malling Trust, Kent County Agricultural Society and landowning families, for which it handles overage, conditional contracts and promotion agreements, among other matters. headed by the 'very knowledgeable' Sarah Webster, the practice was strengthened by the recruitment of Deborah Cain from Griffith Smith LLP, Mary Rimmer from Stephens & Son incorporating Parry's & Baillie, and Emma Harris from asb law LLP. Christopher Eriksson-Lee is also recommended.

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

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

The team at Brachers is 'knowledgeable and professional' and provides 'pragmatic' advice. The group acts for an impressive range of clients including high-net-worth individuals and families, as well as business-, landed- and agricultural estates owners. It handles the gamut of advisory and contentious matters pertaining to tax and succession planning and the administration of estates and family trusts. Christopher Eriksson-Lee, who heads the department, is 'very client focused and easy to work with and is alive to the issues that matter most'. Other key names include consultant Simon Palmer, senior associates Justine Sloover and Mary Rimmer and Deborah Cain, who joined in April 2017 from Griffith Smith LLP and heads the firm’s contentious trust and probate department. Solicitor Amy Lane is 'personable, empathetic, professional and thoroughly effective'. Alexandra Gordon, who is dual qualified- she is also a chartered tax adviser, is 'a go-to contact and a fountain of knowledge' - she joined the team from Furley Page Solicitors.

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