Céline Lecomte Associate

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Contact Details

“ ‘A first-class team' which includes ‘exceptional' trust manager Celine Lecomte.”

The Legal 500 UK 2014
Céline advises on trust administration including changes of trustees, taxation, restructuring and winding up trusts.

Main area of practice

She manages a large variety of family, personal injury, grant giving charitable and employee benefits trusts.

Clients 

Céline's clients include professional trustees as well as corporate and lay trustees.

Significant experience

She has 15 years’ experience in administrating trusts and private companies.

Expertise

Céline’s Blog

Missing beneficiaries – How far should trustees and executors go to find them?

When an individual passes away, one issue that trustees and executors face on a regular basis, is finding the beneficiaries.

Related Knowledge & Resources

Termination Payments: The end

On 10 August the Government published its response to a consultation on the taxation of termination payments. Lisa Wallis and Ruth Christy consider the Government's plans in more detail and their implications.

Could helping my child to buy a home financially benefit us both?

As property prices continue to soar across the UK, the dream of owning a home appears to be slipping away from a vast number of under 35’s. Unsurprisingly, the 'Bank of Mum and Dad' seems a very attractive option.

Taking responsibility...helping lives

Rebecca Davies was just a few months old when she was involved in an horrific car accident that changed her life forever.

Client Guide: Use of Discretionary Trusts

A guide to the reasons why it may not be desirable to leave assets directly to a beneficiary on your death.

Client Guide: Principal Duties of a Trustee

On accepting a position as a trustee, a person must be aware of the duties imposed on him by the trust deed and by statute. The following is a non-exhaustive overview of the principal duties of a trustee.

Client Guide: Discretionary Trusts

The discretionary trust is a very flexible form of trust.