Wills and Succession Planning
Whether your needs are simple, such as creating a Will to leave your entire estate to your spouse or civil partner, or more complex – involving trusts for minor children, for example – our team can advise you on a range of potential solutions.
We can help when it comes to reducing the size of your estate for inheritance tax purposes, either by making gifts during your lifetime or by taking advantage of all available reliefs and providing tax planning opportunities under your Will.
We advise individuals and families/their trustees owning land and estates on passing down assets through the generations, making use of exemptions and reliefs from capital taxes.
We also have extensive experience of assisting executors and trustees with Probate and Trust Administration with the skills to advise on Inheritance, Trust & Probate Dispute Resolution should a dispute arise which involves an inheritance, a Will or a trust.
Making a Will
Consultation Response: Wedlake Bell LLP On 13 July 2017, the Law Commission launched a major consultation project on the law of Wills. The law in this area has not been… Read more →
MAJOR REFORMS TO THE TAXATION OF NON-DOMICILIARIES
On 8 September 2017, the government published Finance Bill 2017-2019 (“the Summer Finance Bill”) reintroducing the majority of the proposed reforms to the taxation of non-domiciliaries (“non-doms”) put on hold… Read more →