Overview
Nick is a solicitor in the firm's private client team and specialises in tax, trusts, wills, partnerships and estate planning. 

He acts for a wide range of clients, including individuals, trustees, beneficiaries, entrepreneurs, families and owner managed businesses. 

Nick has a particular focus on advising family businesses as well as landed estates and farming clients, usually in respect of succession planning and capital taxation issues. 

He also advises on probate matters, particularly for complex estates with a cross border element and/or multiple claims for inheritance tax relief.
Experience
  • Advising Trustees on the partition of a landed estate between different sides of the family.
  • Administering a complex estate with assets held in various jurisdictions and involving multiple claims for inheritance tax relief. 
  • Advising on the restructuring of a family trading business, involving tax and succession issues. 
  • Advising clients on estate planning issues, particularly concerning wills, trusts and capital taxation.
  • Advising on the break-up of a family owned property development business, involving the restructuring of partnership, trust and corporate entities.