Ceris is a Paralegal in the Trusts and Estates Team.
In her role as a paralegal at Ashfords, Ceris works closely with John Toth, partner of the London office, to ensure the smooth running of the department. Ceris mostly assists with the drafting of Wills ,Codicils and Lasting Powers of Attorney. Ceris also has a responsibility to assist with Probate matters.
Ceris is a point of contact for clients of the firm; she will liaise with clients on behalf of John to ensure their matters are dealt with consistently and efficiently.
- Assisting with the advice given to spouses in relation to the nil rate band, including how this amount is preserved.
- Assisting with the review of documents such as Enduring Powers of Attorney; now replaced by the Lasting Powers of Attorney.
- Assisting with the drafting of a range of Wills, including those containing life-interest trusts for asset protection, for example interests in a company.