Julia qualified in 1999 and worked for over 20 years in Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset as a private client solicitor.
Julia is experienced in Will making, Estate Planning, Probate, Deeds of Variation and trust administration together with Court of Protection work, LPAs, and dealing with all aspects of obtaining Grant of Probate or Intestacy.
Julia has also dealt with complex estates, landed estates, Heritage Assets and other complex exemptions from IHT, advised on first registrations for Land registry and prepared Statements of truth as required.
Julia can advise on land matters to include Declarations of Trust, gifting to individuals or trusts, partitioning of land and appropriations in estate administration. Julia can also advise on the Validity of Wills and Trusts and on the duties which executors and/or trustees must adhere to. Julia has a broad understanding of the laws of Equity to include constructive and resulting trusts and these matters can be very relevant when advising clients on purchasing a property in either their own name, joint names or another’s name and whether a declaration of trust is necessary