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66 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3LH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3375 7000
Fax:
Fax 020 3375 7001
DX:
32 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.farrer.co.uk

Bryony Cove

Tel:
Work 020 3375 7213
Email:
Farrer & Co

Work Department

Private client – onshore.

Position

Bryony specialises in mainly onshore work including complex inheritance tax and capital gains tax advice, succession and estate planning, administration of estates (including international probate), asset protection work, trusts and some contentious probate and trust matters. She has particular experience advising on matters involving vulnerable people, where the issue of mental capacity is central. This includes people suffering from dementia, the after-effects of stroke or Alzheimer’s, depression or other mental illness, or addiction. She works closely with individuals and family members to guide them through what are often challenging circumstances. Bryony has contributed articles to a range of titles and websites including eprivateclient, Family Business United and Kleinwort Benson’s magazine, most recently writing pieces on issues of mental capacity and digital assets.

Career

Qualified as a solicitor in 1996, becoming a partner in 2010.

Member

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Contributing editor to ePrivateclient.

Education

Kingston University and College of Law Guildford. Also qualified as a solicitor in Scotland since 2003.


London: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Farrer & Co  is 'a leading firm in the private wealth world with an incredible array of technical expertise’. Rhoddy Voremberg is ‘outstanding’. Catherine McAleavey, Sarah von Schmidt and Mike Chantler are all ‘exceptionally able’. The ‘very knowledgeable’ Russell Cohen is ‘very versatile’ and James Carleton  is ‘superb on art issues’. Bryony Cove is praised for her ‘outstanding ability to meet the complex requirements of UNHW and HNW clients’. Mark Bridges produces ‘high quality work’ for a broad range of English private clients including philanthropists, trustees and landed families and specialises in succession planning, tax and trust advice. Newly promoted partner Debbie Pennington is ‘excellent for offshore planning’. The practice is acting for members of a significant Scandinavian UHNW business family in relation to a major reorganisation of the multiple family trusts between different branches of the family.

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