Karen is an experienced Solicitor who heads our Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning team. Karen specialises in inheritance tax estate planning and asset protection (for those who want to protect vulnerable beneficiaries, protect assets if their spouse re-marries or protecting the home from care fees).
She is an expert in will drafting, creating trusts, advising on the taxation of trusts and has a team who deals with trust administration. With the right Will and estate planning advice she can provide practical tax-efficient solutions for everyday families, business clients and high net worth individuals. Karen can also help with Lasting Powers of Attorney.
Karen is also experienced in estate/probate administration and advising on Business Property Relief and Agricultural Property Relief and post death planning using Deeds of Variation.
Karen trained with a top 50 firm in Sussex and qualified in 2008. She is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Outside of work Karen enjoys spending time with her young family (2 very lively boys!) When she has the energy she enjoys yoga, running and exploring the wonderful North Devon countryside in which she grew up.