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We offer a tailored, high quality service that ensures our clients interests are managed and protected in line with their wishes for their lifetime and for the benefit of future generations.
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Our Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts teams provide specialist advice to private individuals and their families, executors and trustees from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.
We have particular expertise in advising owner managers and clients in the rural sector, including farmers and landed estates, on the complex legal issues arising out of the relationship between their personal and business interests. We are also well placed to offer advice to individuals who face inheritance or tax planning issues arising out of international interests, such as domicile or the ownership of assets overseas.
Examples of how our team have helped clients include:
National leading law firm Blake Morgan have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to ‘heir hunting’, or probate research – the process of helping next of kin become reunited with estates, at The UK Probate Research Awards.
National leading law firm Blake Morgan has been accredited by the STEP Employer Partnership Programme (EPP) and awarded 'Platinum Employment Partner' status.
Alison Craggs sets out important points to consider when advising a transgender client.
In January of this year, it seemed as though the world of probate was going to transition seamlessly into a new digital age. However, not everything has gone to plan as Senior Private Client Solicitor Ben Coulson explains.
Dementia Action Week has arrived and to mark the occasion I decided to become a Dementia Friend. This is an Alzheimer's Society initiative which simply involves signing up online to become a Dementia Friend.
We look at a case where a certified copy will has been admitted to probate, despite dispute over whether the original will had been revoked.
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.
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.
Rebecca Davies was just a few months old when she was involved in an horrific car accident that changed her life forever.