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Stone King LLP

13 QUEEN SQUARE, BATH, BA1 2HJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01225 337599
Fax:
Fax 01225 335437
DX:
8001 BATH
Email:
Web:
www.stoneking.co.uk

Alison Allen

Tel:
Work 01225 324407
Email:
Web:
www.stoneking.co.uk
Stone King LLP

Work Department

Trusts and estates.

Position

Alison is a Partner and head of Stone King's Trusts and Estates Team. Alison joined Stone King in 1998 and acts for a wide range of clients advising on general private client matters, including inheritance tax, trust drafting and administration, wills, including complex wills and tax efficient wills and administration of estates. She has particular interest in advising older clients and their families and carers, including advice regarding NHS continuing care funding and NHS complaints procedures, means-testing and care funding disputes with the local authority, court of protection matters, powers of attorney and deputyships.

Career

Trained Wards; qualified 1993; Stone King 1998, associate 2002, partner 2004.

Member

Law Society probate section; Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP); Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT); Solicitors for the Elderly.

Education

Leeds University (1988 BSc Psychology); Trent Polytechnic (1990 Common Professional Examination); Bristol Polytechnic (1991 Law Society Finals).

Leisure

Spending time with family.


London: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Rod Smith  at Stone King LLP specialises in advising on complex wills and trusts, powers of attorney as well as applications for deputyship and the administration of trusts and estates. There is frequently an international element to this work. Alison Allen  acts for a wide range of clients advising them on general private client matters. Allen is experienced at advising on high value probates and trusts and has a particular interest in advising families and carers of vulnerable individuals with impaired mental capacity and /or mental health issues around estate planning and care funding.

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South West: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Stone King LLP¬†is ‚Äėvery good‚Äô in its particular niches of cross-border estates and older and vulnerable client services. Practice head Alison Allen¬†has a focus advising families and carers of vulnerable individuals with impaired mental capacity and/or mental health issues on estate planning, trusts and care funding.¬†Daniel Harris¬†heads the international and cross-border team, which specialises¬†in multi-jurisdictional succession matters. Senior associate¬†Kathryn Layzell¬†also has experience in estate planning and tax, including in relation to older clients and care funding.

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