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Birkett Long LLP

1 AMPHORA PLACE, SHEEPEN ROAD, COLCHESTER, CO3 3WG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01206 217300
Email:
Web:
www.birkettlong.co.uk
Basildon, Chelmsford, Colchester

Ben Parmenter

Tel:
Work 01206 217611
Email:
Birkett Long LLP

Work Department

I deal with various areas of the law including Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Probate.  I also undertake trust work and Court of Protection applications.  Although I find complex legal work both rewarding and stimulating, my favourite aspect of the role of a solicitor is meeting clients.

Position

Associate Solicitor

Career

Having completed my training here at Birkett Long, I qualified into the Wills, Trusts and Probate team.

Education

I read Law at the University of Kent at Canterbury having previously had a career in engineering where I had the opportunity to spend time working in Spain and the Czech Republic. After being awarded an LL.B (Hons), I attended Law School at Guildford in Surrey where I achieved a Distinction.


South East: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Essex

Within: Next generation lawyers

Ben Parmenter - Birkett Long LLP

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Essex

The 'professional, friendly, readily available and reliable' private client department at 'strength-in-depth firm' Birkett Long LLP provides 'outstanding service and relevant, timely advice'. The practice covers elderly client work, long-term care planning, tax efficiency, wills, powers of attorney and Court of Protection work, as well as domestic and international estate and trust administration advice. Clients recommend 'straightforward, calm and knowledgeable' team head Claire Read and 'friendly and caring' wills, trusts and probate partner Emma Clarke, both based in Chelmsford. Associate Ben Parmenter is Clarke's counterpart in Colchester and Liz Jones specialises in long-term care planning and NHS retrospective claims. The practice can refer clients to other departments as necessary, including corporate and commercial, agriculture and estates and the group's independent financial advisers division.

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