Meet the Probate Team

Edward Vidnes

Ed 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.

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Deanna Hurst

Deanna is a partner in our probate team with a wide range of expertise. She acts for individuals, families and charities and enjoys building lasting relationships with her clients.

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Tony Millson

Tony is a partner in our team in London. He has over 40 years of experience, often advising successive generations.

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Tom Gilman

Tom is the partner who heads up our Private Client team in Oxford. The legal directories praise him for being “astute and approachable”, “capable and diplomatic”.

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James McNeile

James is a partner with over 20 years experience of UK and international private client work, especially relating to estate planning and trusts.

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Rod Smith

Rod is a partner in our Private Client team in London. He has over 20 years’ experience in advising on high value, complex and multi-jurisdictional matters.

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Julia Faggetter

Julia is a very experienced chartered legal executive in our Private Client team. She has worked in this area for 40 years.

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Sorcha McGillycuddy

Sorcha is a solicitor in the Private Client team in London. She has assisted in a number of matters including Wills, probate, estate administration and mental capacity.

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Jan Tyley

Jan joined our Private Client team in Oxford in 2014 from Manches, where she qualified in 2010.

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Laura Yuill

Laura is our Probate & Trusts Manager, and joins us after working at Manches LLP. Laura has over 16 years experience in this field and has acquired a reputation for excellence and empathy.

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Chris Wilson

Joining the Private Client team in 2016, Chris brings his expertise with over ten years of experience.

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Ellen Boesen

Ellen is an experienced solicitor in our Private Client team. She worked for Whetter Duckworth Fowler Solicitors before their merger with Royds Withy King in 2013.

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Bridget Maier

Bridget is a solicitor in our Private Client team in Oxford. She carries out work in a variety of areas such as Power of Attorney and Court of Protection work, making Wills, probate and administration...

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Stephanie Hopcroft

Stephanie is a solicitor in our Oxford office and completed her training contract in 2018. She currently works in the Private Client team.

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Mandy Casavant

Mandy puts great effort into providing clear, practical legal advice, without the usual legal jargon. She handles private wealth and succession planning matters.

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Carla Keen

Carla advises clients on all aspects of Private Client work, including drafting Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and estate administration.

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Mythili Bonham

Mythili specialises in private client work. She prepares Wills to suit your situation and in the sad circumstance that you experience the death of someone close to you she can provide you with a full ...

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Amy Light

Amy studied her LLB (Hons) Law and LPC at Bournemouth University. After completing her LPC she worked for Bath Law in their Family and Residential Conveyancing teams.

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Fiona Hooper

Fiona is a valued member of the probate and estate administration team with particular skills in Will drafting, probate applications and inheritance tax issues.

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Carol Austin

Carol is an integral part of the probate and Estate Administration team with over 30 years experience of helping clients with estate administration, particularly estates with more complex issues, such...

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