Stephen Evans

Associate
Contact details

01865 254221

Stephen Evans was very professional and helpful in every way.

Mrs S Oxford

Stephen is an Associate in our Succession & Tax department.

Main areas of practice

Stephen assists clients with the drafting of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney, obtaining grants of representation and administering estates.

Clients

Stephen works with individuals requiring a Will or a Lasting Power of Attorney.  He also assists executors and beneficiaries.

Significant experience

Stephen has been involved in reviewing and releasing Wills generated from online interviews on behalf of a major provider of online Wills.  This work included raising queries and discussing amendments with customers and answering telephone enquiries about the service.

Expertise

Career

Stephen studied for an LLB and an LLM at the University of Birmingham. Prior to joining Blake Morgan in October 2012, he worked for The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association for five years as a legacy officer. He holds a Certificate in Charity Legacy Administration, awarded jointly by the Institute of Legacy Management and the College of Law.

He completed the Legal Practice Course at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice in 2012 and was awarded prizes for his performances in three elective subjects.

Stephen worked for Blake Morgan’s Succession & Tax team as a paralegal for three years before becoming a trainee solicitor in September 2015.

Contact details

01865 254221

Additional Expertise

Stephen has significant experience of charity legacy administration and an appreciation of the charity beneficiary perspective in relation to the administration of estates, inheritance tax and contentious probate.

Insights by Stephen


articles

17 September - Stephen Evans

Following the announcement in July that the Wills Act 1837 is set to be amended to allow for video witnessing of Wills, we look at the impact this will have...

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26 March - Stephen Evans

The coronavirus pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption to our way of life, and the Government guidance for the public evolves on a daily basis. The current advice is to distance...

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15 August - Stephen Evans

My colleague Stephanie Walls has recently written a very interesting article about a dispute between two step-sisters over inheritance following the death of their parents. The unfortunate set of circumstances highlights...

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