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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

Simon Palmer

Email:
Brachers

Work Department

Private Client

Position

Consultant 

Expertise 

  • Tax planning for families, estates and business owners
  • Tax planning for farmers and succession advice
  • Wills and powers of attorney
  • Advice to charities
  • Advice to trusts trustees 

He specialises in providing strategic advice to high net worth individuals, farmers and business owners. 

Simon has developed a deep interest in advising farmers, stemming from a strong interest in preserving and highlighting the importance of the rural community.

Simon’s approach is to look at the long term interests of his clients and provide arrangements that are not purely tax driven, but rather centred on the people themselves. 

Career

Joined Brachers in 1991 and became a Consultant in 2016. He specialises in providing strategic advice to high net worth individuals, farmers and business owners

Member

Memberships 

·         The Law Society


South East: Private client

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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