Trust Law & Administration

Trust law is complex and intricate. Our team use deep knowledge and insight to guide trustees and the creators of trusts giving the solutions you need.

In particular we’re happy to help with:

The creation of trusts either by Will or by lifetime settlement including advising on all aspects of the inheritance tax, income tax and capital gains tax implications of the trust created

Trust administration including the guidance of trustees as to their duties and responsibilities, the management of trust funds, distributions to beneficiaries and the additional requirements of the management of charitable trusts

Preparation of annual accounts and tax returns for trusts Preparation and submission to HMRC of Inheritance Tax Returns

Deeds and other documents required on the change of trustees, appointments and distributions from the trust

The winding up of a trust including discharge of tax liabilities, and distributions to beneficiaries

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