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Tax trusts and wills solicitors

Tax, Trusts, Wills & Probate

Our first class team of lawyers, tax advisors and international probate specialists are on hand to provide you with guidance on tax, trusts, wills and probate. We understand these are very personal matters and as such we do our best to understand your individual circumstances and provide tailored advice to help you plan for the future.

Equally if you need assistance with an existing legal problem, our wealth of knowledge and experience means we will be able to find a swift and effective solution that is right for you.

Our expertise includes:

  • Probate and estate administration, including overseas
  • Disputes over wills, trusts and probate
  • Tax planning through trusts and tax efficient wills
  • Tax planning for individuals leaving or handing down their businesses
  • Complex and conflicting estate and trust matters
  • Complete trust management from creation to closure
  • Tax return compliance for trusts and individuals
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Elderly and vulnerable client care
  • Deputyship applications

Our professional team includes chartered tax advisors, technicians, probate specialists, a notary public, and members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS). Together they offer a range of unrivalled, expert legal services that are dedicated to meeting your needs.

Meet the Tax, Trusts, Wills & Probate team

Chambers HNW 2018

Lester Aldridge handles trusts and estates work, including contentious matters, tax planning, probate and charities law, as well as Court of Protection cases.

One market commentator says: “They are very hands-on in making sure they attend meetings with the client; they make sure the client is very happy with the decisions being made.” Another adds: “I have known them for a long time and I feel that one of their strengths is that they are a substantial law firm and that they cover a wide range of areas.”

chambers and partners uk 2017

Chambers and Partners UK 2017 comments Lester Aldridge is an “Established private client team with the ability to advise clients on complex domestic and international matters… has a strong reputation for its contentious trusts practice.”

With our clients saying “They have an impressive client base.” and “They are a leading private client firm.”

the legal 500 uk

Legal 500 Leading Firm uk 2017
Lester Aldridge LLP is recommended for wealth planning as well as issues relating to taxation of foreign properties and successions of businesses. Private client team head Kurt Lee has strong expertise in inheritance and capital gains tax planning matters as well as the creation, running and breaking of trusts.

Latest News & Blogs

Will forgery
Oct
2018

A consultant psychiatrist has recently been jailed for five years for forging an elderly patient's will.

Will dispute solicitors
Oct
2018

In England & Wales, you can leave your estate to anyone you like. However, this can result in a will dispute if someone who thinks they will inherit are then either excluded from a will or they do not receive as much as they expected.

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