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Elizabeth Young

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Roythornes Solicitors

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Court of protection, wealth management, wills and probate


Elizabeth joined the firm in 2013 as head of the private client team. Having worked extensively in the private client field she has an in depth knowledge of the key legal issues faced by individuals in particular those relating to capital tax planning, land and business succession, probate administration, and managing incapacity. In 2001 Elizabeth was appointed to the Court of Protection’s Panel of deputies and undertakes a considerable amount of work in this field including contentious and non-contentious Court of Protection work. She has a particular understanding in the use of trusts to protect and preserve assets, particularly where there is a need to cater for vulnerable beneficiaries. As a result of this expertise, she has been entrusted to act as professional trustee/deputy/attorney for numerous clients. Elizabeth has worked with a wide range of individuals, including a large proportion of families involved in agriculture and the management of landed estates where business and family issues are often intrinsically linked.

East Midlands: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Roythornes Solicitors regularly assists with the administration of high-value estates involving agricultural and business assets. Succession planning expert Elizabeth Young heads the team, which was strengthened with the arrival of Paul Thompson from Freeths LLP. Jarred Wright, whose specialisms include handling partnership restructuring, company reorganisations and Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies matters for landed estates, landowners and food and farming businesses, and Sarah Banner, whose core areas of work include the creation and registration of charitable trusts, are also noted. Recent work includes assisting the executors of a deceased farmer with the administration of the deceased’s estate, involving agricultural property relief and business property relief.

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