Edward is a highly experienced Private Client Solicitor and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He advises clients on a wide range of estate planning matters including inheritance tax, business succession, asset protection and Wills. Edward regularly acts for high net worth individuals, with a particular focus on business owners including farming families.
Edward was named as a Next Generation Partner in the Legal 500 2023 guide.
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Powers of Attorney Act: What's changing?
A Private Members' Bill proposing substantial changes to the Lasting Powers of Attorney process was passed by UK Parliament on 14 September 2023, without amendment, and Royal Assent was granted on 18 September 2023, with the bill becoming the Powers of Attorney Act 2023 (the Act). The Act will modernise …More
Inheritance Tax: Another threat to family wealth
It is being widely reported in media that Jeremy Hunt will announce a further freeze to Inheritance Tax allowances on Thursday 17th November in the upcoming fiscal statement, but what is the potential impact of this decision? In his latest article, Edward Allen, Partner in our Private Client team, explores …More