Laura is an experienced Associate solicitor specialising in providing advice in relation to Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, trusts and tax and estate planning. She advises private clients who wish to plan for later life, to ensure their assets are passed on in accordance with their wishes, making lifetime trust arrangements as well as providing Inheritance Tax advice. Laura is experienced in advising business owners, ensuring family businesses are passed on in accordance with the owners wishes and in the most tax-efficient manner. Laura works closely with Corporate and Commercial solicitors, accountants and financial advisers to ensure clients receive a ‘joined up’ approach.
Laura advises a wide range of clients on the preparation of their Wills. From straightforward Wills to more complex Wills incorporating trust arrangements, each client’s individual circumstances are taken into account to provide a tailored approach. For those clients with vulnerable beneficiaries, such as those with disabled children, Laura is experienced in advising on the appropriate provisions to put in place in terms of lifetime planning and in their Wills. Laura also specialises in advising on the preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney as well as lifetime planning, implementing effective strategies to pass on wealth and advising on making lifetime gifts in the most appropriate way.