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Aaron & Partners LLP

5-7 GROSVENOR COURT, FOREGATE STREET, CHESTER, CH1 1HG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01244 405555
DX:
19990 CHESTER
Email:
Web:
www.aaronandpartners.com

Clive Pointon

Tel:
Work 01244 405513
Email:
Aaron & Partners LLP

Work Department

Wills, Trusts & Tax Law

Position

Partner & Head of Wills, Trusts & Tax

Career

A regular speaker at seminars about making wills, mitigating inheritance tax and protecting assets, Clive is a Notary Public and advises on international estates with contacts in many countries. He’s authorised in the execution of international wills and regularly advises on nursing fee planning and statutory wills and gifts.

Clive’s expertise in Court of Protection matters was recognised some years ago when he was appointed to the Court’s approved panel of deputies. He remains Chester’s only panel deputy.

Member

Clive is chairman of the trustees of the Tyrer Charitable Trust. He also chairs the Gwynne-Jones Charitable Trust, which supports the arts in Chester, and is a trustee of the Chester Municipal Charities, one of the oldest charities in Chester which dates back to Elizabethan times.

Education

Clive qualified as a solicitor in 1994 and, having studied at the College of Law Chester, returned to the North West to work at Aaron and Partners in 1997. He now heads our Wills, Trusts & Tax team.


North West: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Aaron & Partners LLP's practice is led by wills, trusts and tax head Clive Pointon and James Wallace, who advises clients on both the litigious aspects of contentious trust and probate work as well as the taxation and estate planning consequences of judgments and settlements. The department, which also gives expert evidence on Court of Protection disputes, offers alternative funding arrangements for clients including conditional fees and damages-based agreements.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Aaron & Partners LLP advises on the administration of charitable trusts, inheritance tax mitigation, estate restructuring and wills and estate planning. Clients include a number of high-net-worth individuals as well as various charitable trusts. The 'precise and proactive' Clive Pointon offers experienced advice as a Court of Protection deputy, receiving a considerable amount of referral work with a wide geographical spread, and is described by clients as 'a delight to work with'.

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