Mrs Helen Gowin > SAS Daniels LLP > Congleton, England > Lawyer Profile

SAS Daniels LLP
RIVERSIDE
MOUNTBATTEN WAY
CONGLETON
CW12 1DY
England

Work Department

Private Client.

Position

Helen is a partner and head of the estate administration team and Congleton office, specialising in private client work, in particular estate administration and probate issues. She advises on inheritance tax issues for estates, intestacies, deeds of variation and advice to beneficiaries. Helen has extensive experience in matters for estates with foreign assets, agricultural and business issues and where assets have been left to charities.

Career

Chartered Institute of Legal Executives; qualified 2006; Clarke Wilmott, Bristol 1992-95; Osborne Clarke, Bristol 1995-2003.

Languages

French.

Memberships

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners; Law Society Private Client Section;

Education

All Hallows RC High School, Macclesfield; University of Sheffield (1988 BA (Hons) French Language and Literature); University of West of England (1989 Post Graduate Diploma in Foreign Languages and Business); STEP Advanced Certificate in International Probate and Succession 2014.

Leisure

Running/triathlon events, marathons.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Private client > Agriculture and estates

SAS Daniels LLP advises North West farmers and agri-businesses on structuring, estate administration, partnership agreements, and inheritance and succession planning. In Chester, practice co-head James Goddard deals with a broad range of matters, including easements, farm sales and purchases, and options and promotion agreements, while in Congleton, co-head Helen Gowin is a key contact regarding estate administration. The team is also known for advising on the development of renewable energy farms on agricultural land.

North West > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate

SAS Daniels LLP is noted for advising the families of elderly clients and children with mental capacity issues on personal tax, trust, and probate work. Based in Macclesfield, practice head Justine Clowes is a specialist in wills and wealth planning, especially pertaining to mental capacity work and care funding advice. Helen Gowin leads the estate administration team and is a key contact regarding the administration of complex estates with agricultural or overseas assets, while Helen Kelly covers trust formation and administration matters.