Private Client Win for Simpson Millar LLP and Associate Helen Forster


Simpson Millar LLP's Private Client team, and one of its Associates, have both been nominated for awards at the Yorkshire Legal Awards.

Shortlisted at Yorkshite Legal Awards

The Private Client department takes on a wide range of work relating to wills and probate, trusts and estate planning, and long term care. The firm also has an exceptionally strong presence in Court of Protection matters.

The team has developed in multiple areas. The Wills and Probate Lawyers are now able to assist with contentious probate matters. This area of law involves complex technical legal arguments, whilst also requiring a sensitive approach to intensely personal issues.

The Court of Protection team are experienced in any issues regarding capacity, such as Powers of Attorney and Deputyship, with the firm being noted for expertise in the health and welfare field in the Legal 500.

Helen Forster is an Associate of the firm and a qualified Trusts and Estate Practitioner. She's a specialist in matters involving elderly and vulnerable clients, being a powerful asset among the firms Court of Protection lawyers, and genuinely understanding the needs of each of her clients.

The firm also have a Care Homes specialist team and wholly own SM Financial Services Limited, the firms independent financial advisers, so providing a complete service in this area of law. SM Financial Services have experience in financial planning relating to retirement, long term care planning and can also provide advice to deputies, attorneys and trustees.

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