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DMH Stallard LLP

1ST FLOOR, WONERSH HOUSE, THE GUILDWAY, OLD PORTSMOUTH ROAD, GUILDFORD, GU3 1LR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01483 302 345
Fax:
Fax 01483 301 339
DX:
146540 GUILDFORD 8
Email:
Web:
www.dmhstallard.com

Michael Derrick

Tel:
Work 01483 467452
Email:
DMH Stallard LLP

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Michael is a partner in DMH Stallard’s private client department and is based in Guildford. His practice covers estate administration, wills, trust administration and Court of Protection work. He has particular expertise in the administration of simple and of complex estates, administration of high value estates, administration of intestate estates, advising on and drafting of wills (mirror wills, life interest wills and discretionary trust wills), inheritance tax planning, trust administration, powers of attorney (general, lasting and trustee), receivership applications and other Court of Protection applications.

Career

Trained AWB Partnership, Guildford; qualified 2004; assistant solicitor 2004-2008; associate solicitor 2008-2010; salaried partner 2010-2015; equity partner January 2015.

Education

Blundells; Oxford Brookes University (1998 2.1 BA (Hons)); Kingston University (2000 Post Graduate Diploma in Law); College of Law, Guildford (2000 Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice).

Leisure

Cycling and horology.


South East: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Lorna Fairbairn leads the team at DMH Stallard LLP, which is particularly noted for its 'responsive' partners and for providing 'value for money'. Fairbairn's broad expertise spans the drafting of wills and estate planning and advising families and business owners on safeguarding their business assets. The team also handles probate issues, the creation and administration of trusts and Court of Protection work. Claire Carberry, Bryan Dean and Michael Derrick are other key practitioners. Senior associate Fiona Higgott is 'very responsive' and 'is able to  think outside the box when required'.

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