Claudia Whibley Associate

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Contact Details

“And was kept informed throughout of how things were proceeding etc with good communication skills by Claudia Whibley.”

Mr C London
Claudia is a private client lawyer based in London.

Main area of practice

Claudia is a private client lawyer specialising in Wills and estate planning, with particular expertise in estate administration and trusts. 

Clients

Claudia advises high net worth individuals, families and business owners. 

Significant experience

  • Administration of estates with international aspects
  • Establishing and advising on various trust arrangements 
  • Inheritance and capital gains tax planning for individuals
  • Advising on aspects relating to residency and domicile
  • Lasting powers of attorney and Court of Protection applications

Expertise

Articles by Claudia

Resealing foreign grants

Article

Most probate practitioners will be well aware that, on a more technical level, the word “resealing” refers to the process by which foreign grants of representation are sealed by the probate registry.

Getting a grant where the deceased died domiciled abroad

Article

We discuss the issues surrounding extracting an English grant of representation when the deceased died domiciled abroad.

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.