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.

Work handled

  • Standard single or mirror wills 
  • Wills involving discretionary or life interest trust arrangements 
  • 18-25 will trusts
  • Wills to protect family wealth
  • Wills to plan to reduce or avoid inheritance tax

Recent Work

  • A will for a land owner with potential for planning permission on 40 acres of land and a non-transferable nil rate band from his first wife's estate

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Michael Alden

Michael is a Partner and the Head of the Firm's Trusts and Estates Team. His specialisms include dealing with the administration of complex estates, technical will drafting and inheritance planning.

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The Tax Doctor: Leaving money to a minor without the major tax bill

A father wants his teenage son to inherit from him when he is 25 years old while keeping his IHT liability to a minimum, which is where an 18 to 25 trust can help, writes John Toth

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Will Power

John Toth, Partner, offers his tips on how to help clients and their families avoid expensive will litigation.

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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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Don't neglect planning for your farm's future

Tom Biddick, associate in the Trusts and Estates Team, discusses the financial, regulatory and time pressures facing farmers.

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Trustees, mistake, and Hastings-Bass

The Supreme Court's judgment in Futter v HMRC and Pitt v HMRC has clarified the law of mistake, but, argues John Toth and Hannah Batten, that clarity may not help mistaken trustees in future

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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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