Wills and Estate Planning

Your will is one of the most important documents you will ever write.

Not only does it ensure that, after your death, your estate is dealt with according to your wishes and your family are protected and provided for, it also gives you the opportunity to pass on your wealth in the most tax-efficient manner possible.

Dying intestate will result in the law automatically determining who will inherit your estate and look after your children, and will also preclude you from benefitting friends or charity.

Whilst recognising that drawing up a will is not always easy, we can guide you through the entire process to give you peace of mind that your affairs will be managed properly and appropriately after your death.

We advise on

  • All available tax planning options,
  • Dealing with assets in multiple jurisdictions
  • Ongoing trust structures including leaving your executors free to determine the most appropriate course of action when the time comes
  • The choice of executors and guardians for your children
  • The distribution of your personal effects

It is likely that your personal circumstances will change over time, whether materially, or through marriage, divorce or the death of a family member. We therefore recommend a will review at regular intervals and in the wake of any significant events. This also enables you to make any necessary alterations in the light of changes to the law, and to ensure your will is kept up to date with your wishes.