Assisting individuals and organisations in an approachable and sympathetic way in all aspects of probate and estate administration.

Group contact

Rob Crowther

Rob Crowther group contact

Recent work carried out by the team includes:

  • Making applications to transfer the unused nil-rate band for the benefit of the surviving spouse’s estate.
  • Administering estates with a foreign element.
  • Administering multi-million pound estates, often with a substantial range of assets such as properties, private company shares and trust assets and involving claims for various tax reliefs for inheritance tax purposes and mitigating capital gains tax liabilities.
  • Preparing legal documentation for a major clearing bank trust corporation, including oaths, affidavits, inheritance tax forms and statutory declarations.
  • Achieving considerable tax savings in a number of estates by the use of deeds of variation and other post-death tax saving mechanisms.