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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:
Web:
www.brachers.co.uk
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’ agricultural and rural team is well versed a wide range of matters, acting for landowners and farming families in relation to development opportunities on their land, supporting charities within the rural community and handling commercial  and property disputes including boundary issues.  The department is well known for assisting educational and research institutions in the agricultural and rural sector. Sarah Webster heads the practice. Christopher Eriksson-Lee and Deborah Cain are other key contacts.

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Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

At Brachers’s cross-departmental Maidstone office, Sarah Gaines advises a range of charities on real estate transactions while Christopher Eriksson-Lee is the lead figure for regulatory and compliance matters. Antonio Fletcher who was made partner in May 2018, handles employment and data protection-related matters.

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

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

Brachers assists with all aspects of succession and tax planning, the administration of estates and probate. It acts for landed estates, agriculture and business owners throughout the South East often acting for generations of the same family.  It can deal with complex trusts and disputes over inheritances, executors or trustees. Christopher Eriksson-Lee is a director of Brachers Trust Corporation and is also a deputy in the Court of Protection. His broad expertise includes capital taxes planning. Alexandra Gordon  includes wills preparation, trust creations and lasting powers of attorney.

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