Blaser Mills Law

High Wycombe Office

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Managing Partner: Jonathan Lilley
Senior Partner: Alka Kharbanda
Number of partners: 23
Number of solicitors: 32
Other fee-earners: 12

Firm Overview:
Blaser Mills Law is a leading law firm based in South East England with 23 partners and over 40 lawyers. It is a full-service firm, offering a comprehensive range of legal services to businesses and private individuals.

This highly regarded firm regularly advises on high value and complex matters, within both their business and personal services. The firm prides itself on its industry leading personal services, including private client, family and divorce and residential property teams. The cases undertaken by these departments are regularly of high value, often include complex jurisdictional elements, and will almost always have a significant impact on the life of the clients. By understanding that personal law is more than just case law, our lawyers are able to work with their clients over time, making the law work to help them achieve their life aspirations and goals. In addition to the firms’ strong personal services, it also has a large business services offering, including highly regarded corporate and commercial, employment, commercial property and dispute resolution teams.

Blaser Mills Law is committed to building lasting relationships with clients and delivering highquality legal advice from experts in their field. Furthermore, the firm is part of the fastest growing international network in the world, and regularly advises clients in the UK doing business overseas and international clients wanting to invest in the UK.

Main Areas of Practice - High Net Worth:
Wills, Trust & Probate:
4 partners, 4 fee earners based in the High Wycombe, Amersham and Rickmansworth offices

The firm’s wills, trust and probate department has vast experience in dealing with a variety of complex cases. The work undertaken is often multifaceted, high value and involves properties, valuable assets and monetary wealth. The firm’s lawyers offer a wide range of services ranging from Will drafting and Succession Planning to Disputed Wills, Inheritance Tax claims and everything in between.

The department is committed to providing expert advice ensuring clients assets and estates, are adequately safeguarded for heirs and future generations. The firm’s lawyers pride themselves on their in-depth knowledge of the law applying to the valuable, and often unique assets our clients typically own. Using this invaluable knowledge of their clientele, the department is able to provide a full range of services suitable for High Net Worth individuals.

These include:
■ Will Drafting & Succession Planning ■ Probate & Estate Administration (often including International Elements)
■ Lasting Power of Attorney
■ Court of Protection
■ Deputyship
■ Tax Planning
■ Trust Creation & Management
■ Disputed Wills
■ Inheritance Act Claims

With the department consistently being recognised in the Chambers HNW guide, the individuals within the team are all wellknown and highly respected within their field. Clients continually receive expert advice along with in-depth knowledge and technical expertise, over a wide variety of specialties.

The department has an exceptional record of receiving repeat instructions from its clients, often over many years and on behalf of extended families and friends. Therefore, teamed with an unrivalled geographical coverage, the firm would consider itself to be a firm that would be the automatic choice for High Value Private Client services throughout Buckinghamshire, London and surrounding areas.

Recent cases
■ Advised on the tax planning of an estate with a substantial amount of land worth over £6 million
■ Instructed to review the Will of a client with an extensive property portfolio worth over £10 million
■ Advised on the administration of an estate and the complex tax position where the assets totalled in excess of £8 million
■ Advised on the administration of a complex estate, with international assets, where assets totalled £8 million
■ Advised on the administration of the estate of a local business woman whose estate was worth over £15 million

Key Contact: Jonathan Gallop
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01494 781 360