Andrew Durkan > Sills & Betteridge LLP > Lincoln, England > Lawyer Profile
Sills & Betteridge LLP Offices
18 – 28 Clasketgate
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Wills, trusts, probate and affairs of the older client.
Recommended Lawyer 2023
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).
Richard Bussell and Andrew Durkan are the lead lawyers for farming families, land and business owners, and high net worth individuals at Sills & Betteridge LLP. Its capabilities have been bolstered by the addition of David Wood, formerly a partner at Ashfords LLP and head of private client at Langleys Solicitors LLP. Wood is distinguished for his knowledge and experience advising farmers, landowners and landed estates, and on aspects of farming partnerships including their creation, using inheritance tax efficient vehicles.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the East Midlands
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in East Midlands
- Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands
- Private client > Contentious trusts and probate
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
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