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Buckles Solicitors LLP

Living Wage
GRANT HOUSE, 101 BOURGES BOULEVARD, PETERBOROUGH, PE1 1NG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01733 888888
Fax:
Fax 01733 888999
Email:
Web:
www.buckles-law.co.uk
London, Nottingham, Peterborough, Stamford

Stephen Duffy

Tel:
Work 01733 888879
Email:
Buckles Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Stephen Duffy specialises in care home fees matters, to include planning to protect assets and resolving disputes with local authorities.

Career

Trained Buckles, Peterborough; qualified 2001; partner 2009.

Member

Solicitors for the Elderly; Alzheimer's Society.

Education

Nottingham Trent University (1998 LLB); Sheffield University (1999).


East Anglia: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Peterborough

Within: Leading individuals

Stephen Duffy - Buckles Solicitors LLP

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Peterborough

Buckles Solicitors LLP¬†has ‚Äėa¬†very big, multi-skilled practice that is still very approachable and with a down-to-earth approach‚Äė. The firm has the largest private client practice in Peterborough. Head of private client Stephen Duffy, who focuses primarily on care home fees matters, and¬†associate Rebekkah Cooper¬†are described as ‚Äėaccountable, friendly, open, honest and very straight-talking‚Äė. Duffy continues to¬†successfully challenge several local authority assessments and to protect estates from care home fees and the costs of long-term care.¬† Duncan Jackson, who is now the firm's CEO and works between the Peterborough and London offices, is a highly respected wealth preservation specialist, whose practice focuses mainly on inheritance tax planning and trusts for ultrahigh-net-worth clients. He recently acted for British and Irish clients living in France on inheritance tax matters relating to properties in France and Spain with a value of ¬£2m.¬†The firm hired Suzanne Evans¬† from Greenwoods GRM¬†to lead its Court of Protection practice, as well as bringing extensive experience in wills, powers of attorney, trusts and the administration of estates. STEP-qualified Charles Applegate,¬†senior associate Sallyann Short¬†and head of probate Beverley Diamond¬†are also highly recommended.

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