Carly Russell

Carly joined Lawrence Stephens as a Director in the Private Wealth Department in June 2022. She joins us from Brecher LLP where she headed up the private client team, advising on contentious and non-contentious private Read more…

The Benefit of Multiple Wills for Different Jurisdictions

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As more of us become internationally mobile and own assets overseas, many clients will require co-ordinated estate planning, using multiple wills, namely multi-jurisdictional and separate situs wills. Whether it’s opening a foreign bank account, buying a holiday Read more…

A Guide to the UK Trusts Register

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If you’re a trustee, or you administer or benefit from a trust, it’s important that you understand how the introduction of the UK Trusts Register may affect you and your trust The Register was introduced Read more…

Gareth Hughes

Gareth Hughes is an experienced Private Client lawyer with more than 18 years’ PQE in acting to protect and preserve his clients’ wealth and assets. Gareth’s clients include HNWIs (both domiciled in the UK and Read more…

What You Need to Know about Codicils

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Life is always changing and, naturally, our lifestyle choices and priorities will change as well. If you have written a Will and your circumstances change, you can easily update your Will to reflect your wishes Read more…

How Can I Reduce My Inheritance Tax Bill?

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Inheritance Tax (IHT) is a tax added to the estate of a deceased person, including all their property, possessions and financial assets. Depending on the value of your estate, you may not always have to Read more…

What is a Deputyship Order and Who Needs One?

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A Deputyship Order is a legal document which enables elected representatives to make important financial and welfare decisions on behalf of a person who has lost the capacity to handle their own affairs (ie. As Read more…

Providing for Digital Assets in Your Will

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Over the last several years we have become increasingly more reliant on digital platforms to manage our finances, investments and many other valuable assets. We are used to accounting for physical property in our Wills, Read more…

Why you should have a will

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Making a will is an important part of insuring your family’s financial future. Wills are legally-binding documents which provide an essential guide as to how your estate and assets should be distributed after death. This Read more…

Glen Bayliss

Glen Bayliss joined Lawrence Stephens Solicitors in September 2019. He joins us from a West End firm where he was a Partner specialising in residential property and private client. Glen qualified in 1997 and won the Read more…

Hardeep Nijher

Hardeep specialises in Wills, Probate and Estate Planning, Court of Protection applications, Charity Law and Lasting Powers of Attorney. He also has expertise in Trust Law and is a full member of Society of Trusts Read more…

Private Wealth & Succession Planning

Our private wealth and succession planning team offers personal, specialist advice on estate and inheritance tax planning to help protect and provide a smooth transition of your assets. Dealing with wills and succession planning isn’t Read more…