Amanda has a broad range of expertise and experience in
advising UK and international clients on trust, general estate and
tax planning, working also with executors of large and complex
cross border estates. She recently provided advice involving the
successful application for conditional exemption from inheritance
tax and the establishment of a maintenance fund for a large
historic house and its chattels. Amanda also acts for the trustees
of numerous trusts with underlying assets or businesses ranging
from several million to over £100m and enjoys working with a wide
range of private clients, both UK and non-UK domiciled individuals
with multi-jurisdictional estates. A member of the Society of Trust
and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Amanda writes a monthly student
column for their STEP Journal.
Amanda has a degree in Arabic and other Middle Eastern languages.
Before qualifying as a lawyer, she lived in the Middle East for
several years where she specialised in legal and oil industry
translation. She also speaks good conversational French.
Areas of practice