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Blandy & Blandy LLP

ONE FRIAR STREET, READING, RG1 1DA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0118 951 6800
Fax:
Fax 0118 951 6813
DX:
4008 READING
Email:
Web:
www.blandy.co.uk

Graham Benwell

Tel:
Work 0118 951 6841
Email:
Blandy & Blandy LLP

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Graham Benwell is a consultant and former partner in the Probate, Tax & Trusts team at Blandy & Blandy LLP.

He has over 30 years’ experience as a private client lawyer and has particular expertise in the field of tax and estate planning involving wills and trusts.

Career

Became a partner at Blandy & Blandy in 1997, having previously headed the private client department at Nabarro in London.

Member

Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Private Client Section of the Law Society.

Education

Swansea University, BA (Hons) Politics

Leisure

Enjoys travel, cycling, golf, cricket and most other sports.


South East: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Blandy & Blandy LLP's private client team gives a ‘very good level of service’ and is highly regarded for its work in wills and estate administration, trust and estate planning, tax, and powers of attorney, while recently expanding its ability to service Court of Protection matters with the hire of specialist solicitor Jemma Pyne from Slater and Gordon. Firm managing partner and team head Jonathan Gater has been instructed on a number of complex estate administrations, as well as continuing to assist with Court of Protection matters. Caroline Casagranda advises on tax planning, wills, probate and estate administration. Casagranda’s recent highlights include acting on the administration of an estate passing to a minor beneficiary and advising on the effects of lifetime gifts for inheritance tax purposes, co-ordinating her advice with that of Australian lawyers and UK accountants. Other important figures for the team are consultant and tax and estate planning expert Graham Benwell and dispute resolution solicitor and notary public Philip D'Arcy for contentious probate instructions.

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