On the sad event of someone’s death there is the potential silver lining of some financial benefit. However, could there be circumstances where an inheritance might place someone in a worse position?
Pippa has completed the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) Diploma, passing with a Distinction.
Pippa’s work includes preparation of wills, including advice on more complex arrangements and provisions for clients with vulnerable or disabled beneficiaries, and carries through this work to advising and managing ongoing trusts. Pippa excels at complex inheritance tax advice and wealth planning. Pippa completed the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) Diploma, passing with a Distinction.
Her attention to detail ensures that she supports and advises on the most involved of probate applications and post-grant administration. She manages risk with exceptional rigour and her client care is excellent. Pippa works closely with our property team on equity release cases, in-line with the requirements of the Equity Release Council.
She is happy to take on more challenging cases, where legal issues have perhaps previously been “neglected” as a result of poor advice, fear or naivety, and enjoys working alongside other professionals for a holistic approach for the client, whether that be a barrister, financial advisor, accountant, or other solicitor.
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