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Ashtons Legal

WATERFRONT HOUSE, WHERRY QUAY, IPSWICH, IP4 1AS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01473 232425
Fax:
Fax 01473 230505
DX:
3221 IPSWICH
Email:
Web:
www.ashtonslegal.co.uk

Louise Cardwell

Tel:
Work 01473 261320
Email:
Web:
www.ashtonslegal.co.uk/our-people/louise-cardwell
Ashtons Legal

Work Department

Personal Tax, Trusts & Probate

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Louise qualified in a local firm in 2008, joined Ashtons Legal in 2014, made Associate in 2016 and then Senior Associate in 2018.

She initially qualified as a Matrimonial Lawyer and further qualified as a collaborative lawyer shortly after. However, now Louise’s work involves Will drafting including advice on tax, preparation of trust documents, estate planning, preparation and registration of Powers of Attorney, administration of estates and elderly client issues. She specialises in assisting high net worth individuals and their estates, including farming and business assets.

She is a qualified member of SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly), STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and ATT (Association of Taxation Technicians).She is also the Treasurer for Suffolk and North Essex Law Society (SNELS) and volunteers at both the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) and Age UK legal advice surgeries.

Languages

English

Member

Private Client Section of the Law Society
Solicitors For the Elderly (SFE)
Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT)

Education

2005 - Sheffield Hallam University – Law and Criminology BA (Hons)
2006 – Nottingham Law School – LPC


East Anglia: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Ipswich

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Ipswich

At Ashtons Legal the service is ‘exemplary and without fault‘. The firm is ‘by far the best‘, according to one client, while another describes the lifetime planning practice as 'professional, knowledgeable, friendly'. The firm handles tax and estate planning for the professional, academic and agricultural clients in Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, often involving complex and multi-jurisdictional matters. The firm has a particular niche in French legal affairs. Associate Louise Cardwell is ‘a rising star who should be fast-tracked to partner'. Rising star associate Janette Wand is 'kind, gentle, helpful and a pleasure to work with'. Together they provide 'a holistic service with a real emphasis on attention to detail and client care'. She recently advised a family with assets in excess of £2m on trusts, wills and agricultural matters.

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