Trusts & Estates

Our Trusts and Estates Team is dedicated to looking after your personal and business interests and helping you safeguard these assets for your family in the long term. The team has considerable experience in dealing with Probate work or estate administration, as well as Inheritance Tax planning and trust law.


 Relevant Work

  • Administering estates comprising a number of companies and significant assets, including foreign assets
  • Advising on inheritance tax planning for clients with agricultural and business interests
  • Application to court for an application to approve a deed of variation of behalf of a minor, to obtain an inheritance tax saving
  • Dealing with double taxation relief on estate administration, which included foreign assets
  • Advising on domicile for IHT purposes

They can handle any of my needs in various areas of law and always give me confidence.


Disputed Wills, Trusts and Estates

The Ashfords' Disputed Wills, Trusts and Estates team, specialises in advising clients in relation to all matters arising out of contentious Wills, Probate, Trusts and Estates, as well as advising on contentious Court of Protection matters.

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Estate Administration

Our Estate Administration Team ensures that any matter arising out of the death of a loved one is handled with utmost care and sensitivity.

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John Toth

John is a Partner in our Trusts & Estates Team and a qualified Notary Public. He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

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Trusts (Formation and Administration)

We understand the need to apply a modern, business-like approach to the creation and administration of Trusts.

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We understand that everyone is different, and our Wills Team works with you in writing and making a Will that suits your circumstances. Our solicitors offer cost effective, straightforward Wills, as well as more complex Wills involving Inheritance Tax and Trusts.

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Inheritance Tax and Estate Planning

Ashfords' Estate Planning Team can advise on ways to eliminate uncertainties over the administration of estates and ways to maximise the value of the estate by reducing taxes and other expenses.

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Sue Savill

Sue is a Partner in the firm and heads our Trusts & Estates Team in Taunton.

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Alden Michael

Trusts and Estates
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