Darren Price Associate - Succession & Tax - South Coast

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Contact Details

“Darren Price, combines 'professional skill with a kind' manner.”

Legal 500 2019
Darren is an Associate in the Succession and Tax team in our Portsmouth office. 

Main areas of practice 

Darren’s main areas of expertise includes dealing with and advising on:-

  • Wills of all degrees of complexity
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Administration of Estates
  • Applications for Grants of Representation
  • Deeds of Variation
  • Declaration of Trust for Co-owners of Property
  • Inheritance Tax Advice and Planning
  • Principal Private Residence Relief from Capital Gains Tax
  • Asset Protection Trusts


Darren assists clients hoping to preserve any wealth they may have and in a tax efficient manner, where appropriate, both in life and on death. Darren has advised executors, beneficiaries, trustees and attorneys.

Significant experience

Administration of estates involving business assets which included having to negotiate business property relief from inheritance tax with HM Revenue & Customs.

Lifetime creation of trusts with the objective of passing property down through the family and minimising the payment of tax.

Advising clients on the use of trusts through their wills in order to preserve their estate where possible but at the same time ensure that the right people benefit from their estate after they have died.


Darren’s Blog

Bank of Mum and Dad: Concessionary Purchases

Our SDLT expert looks at a scenario involving the bank of Mum and Dad and concessionary purchases. This is something that will be very useful for first-time buyers.

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.