Controversial changes to probate fees have been scrapped ahead of the upcoming election, the government confirmed today.Read More
Jenny Cutts's Service Teams
Jenny provides advice on complex will drafting and Inheritance tax planning strategies using lifetime gifts and/or the creation of trust structures. She also deals with the administration of Estate and Trusts. She will work with you, your accountant and your other professional advisers to provide comprehensive and practical advice. Jenny also advises on elderly client matters and issues relating to the loss of mental capacity including asting powers of attorney and Court of Protection work.
- Preparing technical Wills where there are complex family circumstances including the incorporation of trusts to cover the needs of vulnerable beneficiaries and to maximise the Inheritance tax reliefs;
- Advising on Inheritance tax planning strategies through the use of a combination of outright gifts and lifetime trusts and setting up the appropriate trust structures;
- Acting for non-domiciled clients in relation to wills and Inheritance tax planning and dealing with the administration of estates with both UK and overseas assets, and complex trust interests and liaising with overseas advisers and trustees;
- Advising on the administration of estates including negotiating with the Revenue on the availability of Inheritance tax reliefs and exemptions for joint property and business assets and advice relating to deeds of variation to alter the terms of a deceased’s Will.
Jenny qualified in 2000 and became a partner at Hyde Mahon Bridges in 2007. She joined Wedlake Bell LLP from Cumberland Ellis when the firms merged in April 2012.
Articles & Comment
21 Apr, 2017 | Jenny Cutts
04 Apr, 2017 | Jenny Cutts
With 42 per cent of marriages ending in divorce, it’s important when advising wealthy clients to put mechanisms in place to protect family assets. Jenny Cutts provides…Read More
03 Apr, 2017 | Eleanor Metcalf
Inheritance tax (“IHT”) is charged on your death at the rate of 40% based on the value of your assets. This 40% rate is only charged on any value exceeding the…Read More
23 Mar, 2017 | Jenny Cutts
Administering another ‘death tax’ will create problems for solicitors, who also question whether it is right for the bereaved to subsidise the courts and tribunal…Read More
14 Mar, 2017 | Jenny Cutts
Disappointingly, the Ministry of Justice has confirmed that it is going ahead with its controversial proposals to increase the costs of applying for grant of probate…Read More