The statutory legacy, allowing surviving spouses and civil partners to inherit from the estates of their deceased partners where they haven’t made a Will, is due to rise to £270,000...
I specialise in “lifetime planning” which is the consideration of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Trusts, tax planning and care home fees planning for my clients. I am a member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) and am one of the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends.
I’m also one of a select group of solicitors who holds the Financial Planning Certificate which means I can take account of the specific nature of the many financial products out there when putting together “lifetime planning” for my clients.
Helping people is in my DNA, as is an inhuman attention to detail. My interests are watching films; exercise to work on the middle-aged spread; and red wine to counteract the exercise.
Stephen is a Chambers UK 2020 ranked lawyer.
Stephen is a Legal 500 Leading Individual. Legal 500 recognise Leading Individuals for their “…very strong technical ability, in-depth capability, credibility with the most prestigious clients and a reputation for dealing with complex and innovative cases.”
He is very personable and extremely knowledgeable. He presents his advice in a such a way that clients are totally engaged. He is superb.
The Legal 500
Legal 500 recognises Stephen as a leading individual in his field.