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THE LONG BARN, FORNHAM BUSINESS COURT, FORNHAM ST MARTIN, BURY ST EDMUNDS, SUFFOLK, IP31 1SL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01284 762331
Fax:
Fax 01284 764214
DX:
57200 BURY ST EDMUNDS
Email:
Web:
www.ashtonslegal.co.uk
Ashtons Legal, Chris Cumberbatch, Bury St Edmunds IP31, ENGLAND

Chris Cumberbatch

Tel:
Work 01284 727064
Email:
Web:
www.ashtonslegal.co.uk/our-people/chris-cumberbatch/
Ashtons Legal

Work Department

Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Chris qualified as a solicitor in 2002 and as a trust and estate practitioner in 2008.

His focus is on preventing disputes or unnecessary complications following death, using clear advice and documents that families can rely on in the longer term. Legitimate tax planning forms a part of this, but equally so does the family dynamic.

He advises a broad range of clients, from expatriates, farmers and property developers to Suffolk artists and health workers. He has an interest in planning for those looking after a disabled family member, having personal experience of trusts for the disabled. He also speaks French and has worked for a notaire in Haute Savoie, France as well as for a French property team in a previous firm, so has expertise in handling the requirements of families with assets in Europe and further afield.

Languages

French

Education

When not working Chris is a longstanding trustee of civil rights charity ISCRE and latterly the newly formed Suffolk Law Centre, and spent many years as lead tenor in the Ipswich Community Gospel Choir.

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