Tag: wills

Kirsty Limacher is appointed onto the Law Society’s LGBT+ Lawyers Division

Sherrards’ Wills, Trusts and Probate solicitor, Kirsty Limacher, has been appointed as one of four new committee members of the Law Society’s LGBT+ Lawyers Division. The LGBT+ Lawyers Division was established in 2016 and aims to bring LGBT+ lawyers together to improve their experiences in the profession.  Kirsty will sit alongside other legal professionals in …

Sherrards’ Private Client team raises £3,650 for Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Recently, Carolle Harris, Nicole Marmor and Raveet Phull of the Sherrards Private Client team completed over forty free wills for clients during the Rennie Grove’s ‘Make Your Will Month’, raising an impressive £3,650 for the charity. Rennie Grove raised a total of £18,300 from the scheme, which is going to be used to support the charity’s many services. Rennie Grove Hospice …

Private Client: Wills, Trusts and Probate

Our specialist Private Client: Wills, Trusts and Probate Team, led by experienced Private Client lawyer, Nicole Marmor, strives to ensure that your private affairs are in order and drafted in a manner that is of maximum benefit for you and your loved ones. Company directors, shareholders and property owners (both home and abroad) should seek …

Nicole Marmor

Nicole Marmor is a private client lawyer who heads the Wills, trusts and probate department. Nicole acts for many high net worth individuals and her work includes advising on inheritance tax and estate planning via wills and trusts; the administration of estates, often with an international element; Court of Protection matters, including deputyships, lasting powers …

Making a gift of your home

There are many reasons why people wish to give away their home to another person.  It is crucial that the benefits, risks and foreseeable consequences of making the gift are fully understood so that the donor can decide to make the appropriate decision.  It may be that there are more effective ways of achieving the …

Brussels IV: a solution to inheriting foreign property?

At present, an international Estate (one where assets are situated in more than one country) can be governed by several countries’ private international law rules. Estates are often dealt with in a piecemeal basis between jurisdictions where issues of domicile, residence and nationality overlap. This can be a costly and time-consuming process for executors of …

Supreme Court ruling – Ilott v The Blue Cross & Others explained

In July 2015 we reported that the Court of Appeal had increased the amount awarded from the estate of a deceased mother in favour of her disinherited estranged daughter. The Supreme Court has now reversed that decision, reverting to the original County Court award. Mrs Ilott was originally successfully awarded £50,000 in the County Court …