Laura McDowall > Blackadders LLP > Dundee, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Blackadders LLP
30 & 34 REFORM STREET
DUNDEE
DD1 1RJ
Scotland

Work Department

Private Client

Position

Partner in the private client department specialising in adults with incapacity, including powers of attorney, guardianship orders and financial management. Also experienced in dealing with wills, trusts, taxation, charities and executry estates. Instructed by local authorities to assist with their duty to make arrangement for financial intervention and guardianship orders. Referrals from social work departments and other firms of solicitors. Current directorships: Help For Kids.

Career

Trained Blackadders, qualified 2008, partner 2013 . Trainee solicitor, assistant solicitor, senior solicitor, associate solicitor, partner with Blackadders 2006 to date.

Memberships

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Secretary to the City of Dundee Burgess Charity

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and executries

Based primarily out of Dundee, the private client practice at Blackadders LLP handles the full gamut of matters related to tax issues, trusts and executries for individuals, families, trustees, and businesses. The team works closely with Wealth Management LLP; a firm-owned subsidiary advising clients on investment, inheritance tax and insurance. Johnston Clark and Laura McDowall manage the team alongside Gillian Brown in Glasgow. John Dargie in Aberdeen routinely advises on incapacity matters. Tabitha Bell recently joined the team from Drummond Miller LLP.