Our team is hailed as being “outstanding in terms of both technical expertise and ethos of client care” in Legal 500 2019, which ranks the team in Tier 1. We offer specialist advice in relation to all legal matters affecting private clients including wills, administration of estates – both solvent and insolvent – and high net value estates with foreign elements, trusts and property. We investigate title and restructure ownership as part of estate planning. We act in disputed estate matters, in particular dealing with applications under the Inheritance Provision for Family & Dependents (Northern Ireland) Order 1979. We also deal with Office of Care & Protection matters to include applications for controllership, contesting Enduring Power of Attorneys and registration and statutory wills. We have been appointed by the High Court to act as professional controller.
- Tax Planning
- Administration of Estates
- Disputed estate matters
- Office of Care & Protection matters