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Stronachs LLP

28 ALBYN PLACE, ABERDEEN, AB10 1YL, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 01224 845845
Fax:
Fax 01224 845800
DX:
AB41
Email:
Web:
https://www.stronachs.com
Aberdeen, Inverness

Jaclyn Russell

Tel:
Work 01224 845858
Email:
Web:
www.stronachs.com
Stronachs LLP

Work Department

Private Client

Position

Jaclyn is a Partner in the Private Client team. She advises a wide range of clients including business owners, farming clients, landed estate owners and high net worth individuals on tax planning, wills, powers of attorney, living wills and trust and estate administration. She specialises in tax and estate planning matters and has a particular interest in the creation and administration of charitable trusts.  Jaclyn is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) having attained the STEP Diploma with distinction. In 2015 she was awarded the STEP Trust and Executry Accounting Scottish Student of the Year award and in 2014 she achieved the STEP Trusts Law and Practice Scottish Student of the Year award. She is dual qualified in Scots and English Law and is also a former tutor on the Private Client elective of the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Aberdeen.

Career

Trained Balfour & Manson LLP 2008 – 2009, Qualified 2008.  Fyfe Ireland LLP, Edinburgh 2009 – 2012.  Tods Murray LLP, Edinburgh 2012.  Stronachs LLP 2012 – present.

Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test 2010.  Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners Diploma in Trusts and Estates (Scotland) with distinction 2014

Languages

English

Member

Law Society of Scotland; Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Education

The Gordon Schools, Huntly;  University of Aberdeen ((LLB) (Hons) 2005; Dip LP (2006))

Leisure

Travel, music and hillwalking


Scotland: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and executries

Within: Personal tax, trusts and executries

Stronachs LLP is noted as ‘very good’ in the area of personal tax, trusts and executries and comprises a number of STEP-qualified practitioners. The group specialises in estate planning for high-net-worth and entrepreneurial clients, succession planning for landed estate owners, and advising non-UK domiciled individuals on their tax affairs. The group also has extensive experience advising on incapacity issues, including the preparation of powers of attorney. The team is led by Jaclyn E.P. Russell, who was promoted to partner in June 2017. Consultant George Stevenson stands out for being ‘attentive and effective’. Associate Magnus Mackay focuses on all aspects of estate and succession planning.

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