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Partner and Solicitor

Gráinne Staunton

“’Estate administration’ or ‘tax planning’ are not topics that many clients relish. The most crucial aspect of my role is to guide clients through their options as simply and as pragmatically as possible.”

Gráinne is a partner, solicitor, and head of the Vulnerable Clients, Probate and Wills and Later Life Planning teams. In addition to this leadership role, Gráinne specialises in the administration of complex estates, Wills and estate planning for wealth preservation and asset protection

Her particular area of expertise lies in succession planning for business and rural estate owners where she works closely with our Parks, Corporate and Commercial and Property teams.

Gráinne also undertakes Court of Protection work including the appointment of Deputies and Statutory Will applications and often advises on the establishment of Personal Injury Trusts to protect compensation received by successful litigants.

Training with Tozers and qualifying in 2008, Gráinne is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the Court of Protection Practitioners Association and the Agricultural Law Association.

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“"I am aware that there were several difficulties encountered when dealing with my father's estate, but would like to thank you Gráinne for the professional way that you have dealt with those difficulties."”

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Proposed changes could have far-reaching implications for future estate tax planning Sweeping reform of inheritance tax has been recommended to cut complexity of the so-called ‘death tax’, but experts are warning that individuals will need to review existing planning if the changes go ahead.

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Posted on 28th January 2019 in Probate & Wills

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