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Fiona Wallace

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Carson McDowell

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Associate in the private client team specialising in all areas of private client work to include Wills and estate planning (frequently for very high net worth individuals), the administration of estates, creation and administration of trusts (private and charitable), mental capacity related issues such as Enduring Powers of Attorney and Controllership and general advice work. Acts in the administration of a number of locally prestigious trusts.


Trained George L Maclaine & Company; joined Carson McDowell 2013; associate 2016 to date. Publication: contributed (together with partner Neil Bleakley) to the Northern Ireland chapter of ‘International Succession’ 4th edition, Oxford 2015.


Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)


Regent House Grammar School; Queens University Belfast LLB(Hons) 2008; Institute of Professional Legal Studies 2010; currently undertaking Advanced Diploma in Trusts and Estates.

Northern Ireland: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Carson McDowell‚Äôs private client team provides 'an excellent service and can be relied upon to address matters in a timely fashion.' The group assists high-net-worth clients with non-contentious and contentious high-value estate planning, often in the multimillion-pound range and frequently involving financial provision claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) (NI) Order 1979. The practice is noted for its extensive experience in representing trustees in high-profile trust administrations. Other matters handled by the team include registering enduring powers of attorney and providing tax advice. Practice head Neil Bleakley¬†has ‚Äėa proactive approach‚Äô and displays ‚Äėthorough knowledge‚Äô. Associate Fiona Wallace¬†‚Äėinteracts very well with clients‚Äô.

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