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International Estates

International Estates

We have wide experience in dealing with estates with assets in different jurisdictions or where the deceased was domiciled in another country.

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Foreign Probate and Succession Rules

International estates can give rise to difficulties in dealing with foreign probate offices and different succession rules. We can assist in obtaining Grants of Probate in other countries or re-sealing English Grants.


Association of European Lawyers

Through our membership of the Association of European Lawyers, we have connections with a number of international law firms. Our experienced Contentious probate team can also advise on cross border disputes.


We provide a national service to private clients via our offices in London, Watford, Bristol and Birmingham. For clients based in North Bristol, we also have a dedicated office at 106 Henleaze Road.

To discuss the administration of an international estate, and how our lawyers can help, please contact Michelle Rose on 0117 314 5246.

 

Solicitors must be used to dealing with the ups and downs, chops of changes that can occur during a lifetime. It would be easy to become hardened to these things when dealing with client.... I remain all the more thankful to have been advised by a caring executor and a caring firm who have made it their business simply to meet the deceased's wishes.

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Meet the Team

We have a large Probate and Estate Administration team, led by five partners who can offer advice on a wide range of estates.

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Mary McCrorie - Partner at VWV
Partner

Wills and Trusts

Estate Administration

Inheritance Tax Planning

Lasting Powers of Attorney

 

Judith Cuxson - Partner at VWV
Partner

Wills and Trusts

Estate Administration

Inheritance Tax Planning

Lasting Powers of Attorney

Michael Knowles - Partner at VWV
Partner

Wills and Trusts

Estate Administration

Inheritance Tax Planning

Lasting Powers of Attorney

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