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1 BYROM PLACE, SPINNINGFIELDS, MANCHESTER, M3 3HG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 402 0001
Fax:
Fax 0161 828 1827
DX:
14732 MANCHESTER-1
Email:
Web:
www.jmw.co.uk

Elaine Roche

Tel:
Work 0161 828 1855
Email:
JMW Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Private client/wills and trusts.

Position

Head of wills and estate planning team. Elaine specialises in advising SME owners on tax and succession planning, including advice around securing business and agricultural property relief. She also advises sports and media personalities on estate planning. Elaine also acts as a professional attorney, deputy and trustee.

Career

Trained Brabners Chaffe Street; qualified 2005; Brabners Chaffe Street, Liverpool 2005-06, Manchester 2006-09; JMW Solicitors LLP, Manchester 2009 to date, partner 2010.

Languages

French.

Member

Elaine is an accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly; Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners; Law Society Private Client Section.

Education

Loreto Grammar School; Cheadle Hulme School; University of Liverpool (2002 LLB Hons); Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris I (2001 Licence du droit).

Leisure

Yoga, cycling.


North West: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

The team at JMW Solicitors LLP  is ‘superb and very strong’. The ‘exemplary’ Tasnim Khalid heads the department; ‘her technical expertise is second to none and her personable nature is endearing’. Elaine Roche is ‘always calm, empathetic and extremely good at explaining clearly and in plain English what might otherwise be very complicated and full of legalese’. Highlights included acting as executors of an estate which was worth £7.8m and was left entirely to charity. The funds in the estate had come from several very valuable paintings that had been restituted to the family after they had been taken by the Nazis. The administration of the estate has now been completed and the funds have been paid out to various faith-based charities in the North West and overseas. Paul Gotch  is ‘very experienced’ at protecting clients who have been awarded compensation for a personal injury or clinical negligence claim through the use of a personal injury trust.

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