Wills, Trusts & Probate

Knowing what is coming round the corner would certainly help, but life can be rather unpredictable. Planning and managing what lies ahead is a sensible approach to helping secure your families future.

With a broad depth of knowledge & the benefit of a single named point of contact our personal and sensitive approach delivers professional support tailored to suit your own circumstances. Good communication is integral to our Firm’s values. You’ll always receive guidance which is clear, practical and focused on protecting you and your family in the future.

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Our Team are members of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners). This organisation recognise experienced and highly qualified legal advisors and other professionals, meaning you can rely on a truly knowledgeable Team that works with other professional services to provide an efficient and integrated service.

We are also proud to be Corporate Partners of The Institute of Legacy Management (ILM), a membership body for legacy professionals. This professional body works with those responsible for the administration of  donors' final gifts to charitable organisations. 

The FBCMB Wills, Probate & Lifetime Planning Team is a proud supporter of Remember a Charity, which aims to encourage more people to leave a gift to charity in their will.

Legal 500 2020The Wills, Probate & Lifetime Planning Team were ranked in tier 2 of the Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate Category.

The team is increasingly sought out to advise on the benefits of family trusts for protecting family businesses, and also the protection of family wealth in the aftermath of divorce.

Julie Burn leads the team and is an expert in court of protection and deputyship cases.

Partner Andrew Vernon has a particular interest in complex inheritance tax planning and Associate Michelle Monnes-Thomas is experienced in community care matters.



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