Leading law firm, Ashfords LLP, is delighted to announce the appointment of Kirstin Cook as a Partner in the firm's Trusts & Estates Team, at its Taunton office. Previously Head of the UK Tax, Wealth Planning and Succession Team at Foot Anstey LLP, Kirstin's appointment strengthens the firm's private client offering.
Kirstin is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and has over 20 years' extensive experience in advising clients on wills, trusts, estate administration, tax planning and in providing elderly client advice. She has acted for a diverse range of clients including private individuals, business owners and farmers.
Stuart Mathews, Partner and Head of Taunton at Ashfords LLP commented: “I am pleased to welcome Kirstin to the Taunton office, this is a great opportunity to expand our Private Client team within Taunton and I look forward to working with Kirstin going forward."
Michael Alden, Partner and Head of the Private Client division at Ashfords LLP commented: "Kirstin's appointment is a significant opportunity for our Private Client and Trust & Estates team in the Taunton area. We are delighted to welcome Kirstin and I look forward to seeing her strengthen our Private Client offering."
Kirstin Cook said: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Ashfords LLP and am looking forward to working with what is already a very strong and established team to further develop private client services in Taunton and across Somerset.”