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Debenhams Ottaway

IVY HOUSE, 107 ST PETERS STREET, ST ALBANS, AL1 3EW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01727 837161
Fax:
Fax 01727 830506
DX:
6105 ST ALBANS
Email:
Web:
www.debenhamsottaway.co.uk
Radlett, St Albans

Nicholas Turner

Tel:
Work 01727 735623
Email:
Debenhams Ottaway

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Head of the private client department, advising clients on complicated Wills, trusts and probate cases, and all aspects of elderly care, often as Court of Protection deputy and also as independent personal representative in cases of disputed estate administration. Also specialises in tax planning work for individuals and trusts.

Career

Trained Pickering Kenyon; qualified 1981; assistant solicitor Hall Clark 1983; partner Hall Clark 1985; partner Turner & Debenhams (now Debenhams Ottaway) 1999. Publications of note: author for Butterworths on Wills drafting and has written and contributed several books for the Consumers’ Association on wills, probates, residential property and tax matters.

Member

Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners; The Hertfordshire Law Society Trust and Probate Committee; The Law Society Private Client Section; The Charity Law Association

Education

UCL (1978 LLB (Hons), 2(i)).

Leisure

Cricket, tennis, countryside and walking, plays viola.


South East: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Debenhams Ottaway's integrated, multi-disciplinary team of trusts, company, employment and property law specialists advise a mix of local and national organisations such as the St Alban’s Citizen Advice Bureau and the International Society for Krishan Consciousness (Hare Krishna). Nicholas Turner advises charitable organisations on all aspects of their operations and is particularly experienced in formations, trustee issues, altering trusts and advising on Charity Commission schemes. Commercial property lawyers Ruth Boulton and Jonathan Foy are also of note, as is associate James Brawn.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Within: Leading individuals

Nicholas Turner - Debenhams Ottaway

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

The private client department at Debenhams Ottaway assists clients with inheritance tax and estate planning, setting up and administering trusts and probate and estate administration. The team is also experienced in life planning advice, including lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection and professional deputy services, and elderly care including the protection of vulnerable adults. The client base is made up of generations of wealthy families, as well as young professionals, celebrities, entrepreneurs and business owners. Managing partner Susan Glenholme heads the practice. Claire Sharp, Nicholas Turner and senior lawyer Rachel Hyndman are other key contacts.

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