Wills team

Our expertise in advising on wills, succession planning and asset protection has been recognised by The Legal 500 and Chambers HNW, independent guides to the legal profession.

Many of our team are members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners STEP which is the leading worldwide professional body for practitioners who advise on wills, succession planning and asset protection.

Our team also includes lawyers who specialise in cross border estates and tax advice.

Head of team, Aaron Spencer is member of ACTAPS, Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists.

Contact Aaron Spencer or Melanie Christodoulou to find out how we can help you, or click on the link below and get started online at a time to suit you.

Team accreditations


The team at Furley Page has considerable experience advising on cross-border private client matters, as well as domestic succession and estate planning issues. The team is able to handle a range of matters for those with international assets. Aaron Spencer has particular expertise advising clients who have assets held abroad.

Chambers HNW 2023 Private Wealth Law - Kent Band 3

Very good and professional throughout, offered initial appointment very quickly, clear communications always, time and opportunity to ask questions, prompt responses to emails and calls, sensitive handling of personal circumstances, no nasty or unexpected surprises, a feeling of being in safe hands.

Client of Abigail Bartlett - Mrs S of Whitstable

Aaron Spencer provided me and my family with a wealth of high level expertise, whilst other members of his Private client team were able to cater to the range of tax issues which arose. His personal approach was greatly appreciated.

The Legal 500 2023 - Aaron Spencer & Private client team

Aaron Spencer has been professional, efficient & approachable from the very start. We have been dealing with a complex family issue, which he has handled with sensitivity & legal skill. In a word, we trust him implicitly to give us the best possible advice & counsel.

The Legal 500 2023 - Aaron Spencer

The crucial difference between Furley Page and other firms is their client rapport. Phone calls are followed through and emails answered promptly.

The Legal 500 2023 - Private client team

Furley Page are an established and highly regarded firm in Canterbury. Our experience in working with them is always enjoyable and beneficial to all involved. The individual lawyers and their assistants are also great to work with being competent, professional and communicative.

The Legal 500 2022 - Personal tax, trusts and probate

I appreciate the consistent quality that I get from Furley Page. The quality, presentation and branding of their documentation and guidance is so clear that it inspires a level of confidence in their professionalism. I’ve been a client in a number of practice areas over several years and always been very happy with the results and the service.

The Legal 500 2022 - Private client

The team cover a broad range of areas, and with sufficient expertise to have confidence that all aspects will be taken into account. I find the team to be very responsive, proactive and approachable.

The Legal 500 2022 - Private client feedback

By having a complete suite of services within the private client team to support French property owners and buyers, both from a French and and English legal and tax perspective, Furley Page has successfully covered this niche area.

The Legal 500 2022 - French property, tax and estates

The team are very experienced, accessible, practical and both we and our clients find them very easy to work with. They are flexible to clients needs and always willing and able to help.

The Legal 500 2021 - Personal Tax, Trusts & Probate

Excellent cross section of disciplines available, prompt and concise communication, and the ability to attend customers at requested venues. Accurate advice and problem solving, congenial making for good working relationships. Quality of personnel in this practice make it stand out against other practices in the region.

The Legal 500 2021 - Private client team personnel

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