The importance of a will is often not considered until it’s too late. Making a will and keeping it up-to-date is the best way to make sure your assets are distributed according to your wishes when you die.
Without a will, the rules of intestacy will apply and you will have no choice in who the beneficiaries of your estate will be. This can cause unnecessary friction at an emotional time for your family.
That’s why it’s a good idea to review your will whenever important events in your life occur, such as:
When it comes to drafting a will, we will take your circumstances into account and advise you on the best option to suit you and your family.
A carefully written will can help minimise exposure to inheritance tax in the event of your death and also provide tax planning for future generations.
Our expert solicitors will ask you:
We will advise you on the structure of your will and on related matters, such as tax planning and asset protection.
We have a large team of specialist solicitors, will writers and tax advisers who use their expertise to make sure your wishes are catered for.
When it comes to the preparation of wills and estate planning, our skill and know-how is recognised by The Legal 500 and Chambers HNW – independent guides to the legal profession.
We are skilled in advising:
Many of our team are members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) which is the leading worldwide professional body for practitioners in the fields of estates (including wills), trusts and related issues.