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Edward Vidnes

Partner & WKTL Director

T: 01225 730 270 (DDI)
T: 01225 730 100

If you are having difficulty getting in touch with your contact then you can email or call 0800 923 2073

Edward is a partner in our Private Client team. He joined Royds Withy King in September 2013 and specialises in Wills, estate planning and Lasting Powers of Attorney as well as elderly and incapacity issues such as Deputyships and Personal Injury Trust matters.

I would highly recommend Edward Vidnes - he was efficient, helpful and made a stressful situation easy! Many thanks to him.
Royds Withy King client

About Edward

Edward previously worked for 10 years at Bath firm, Burningham & Brown, dealing with all aspects of private client law, from the drafting of Wills, the administration of estates, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyship applications.

Edward’s skills and experience include:

Edward is a student member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) having gained a distinction in STEP’s Advanced Certificate in Will Preparation.


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The part I most enjoy about working in law is being able to help my clients through what may not always be an easy time in their lives. Taking the time to get to know my clients, whilst at the same time demystifying the law and its processes for them, is what gives me the greatest satisfaction.

Edward Vidnes

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