Mr Andrew Durkan > Sills & Betteridge LLP > Lincoln, England > Lawyer Profile
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Mr Andrew Durkan
Wills, trusts, probate and affairs of the older client.
Andrew offers specialist advice on all aspects of wills, trusts, probate, tax planning, lasting powers of attorney and issues involving the Court of Protection. Andrew also advises on issues relating to NHS Continuing Healthcare funding. Notable cases: Andrew acted for the family in the case of Re AD (2016, Court of Protection) successfully defending the application to rescind the deputyship order on the basis of recovery of capacity.
Trained Sills & Betteridge; qualified 1997; partner 2003.
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Membership Committee
St Bernard’s Secondary School; Thomas Rotherham College; University of Manchester (1992 BA Accounting and Law (Hons)); College of Law, Chester (1993 LSF).
Sills & Betteridge LLP acts for a variety of clients, such as farming families, business owners and wealthy individuals, offering advice on all aspects of probate, tax and succession planning, wills, trusts as well as Court of Protection work. The wills, trust and probate department works in close conjunction with, for example, the corporate and commercial team to provide succession and tax advice to business owners. Richard Bussell, whose ‘trust and IHT knowledge is extremely good‘, jointly heads the team with Andrew Durkan.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the East Midlands
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in East Midlands
- Private client > Family
- Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands
- Private client > Contentious trusts and probate
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Employment > Employment