Claire Buttress

Claire Buttress

Senior Associate

"Extremely thorough and efficient"

Department

Private Client

Testimonials

Miss A M Blackwood-Barnes, Essex

"A friendly, efficient service provided with a professional attitude."

Anon, Upminster

"Claire made everything straightforward, hassle-free and easy to understand. Invaluable!"

Effie Whitelaw, Brentwood

"As an OAP, Claire was very patient in explaining all of the legal jargon several times to me. Many thanks!"

Claire Buttress


Claire is a Senior Associate and member of our Wills, Trusts and Lasting Power of Attorney, Probate and Court of Protection Departments. Claire qualified as a solicitor in 2003.

Claire's expertise includes:

Claire's recent work highlights include:

  • Obtaining a declaration of death from the court for a person who is missing and presumed deceased.

  • Preparing a Will that included a Trust to provide financial protection for a disabled child.

  • Acting on an estate that involved claiming exemption from Inheritance Tax for lifetime gifts made from surplus income and a lifetime gift of a foreign property.

  • Preparing an application to the Court of Protection to appoint a new trustee to sell a mentally incapacitated person’s jointly owned property.

Other information:

Accreditations

Testimonials

Mr V Harris, Brentwood

"Claire was most efficient and personable. Explained well."

Mr P, Braintree

"Thank you for your letter wrapping up the work on my will and advising me on the storage. I am very grateful for the work you have undertaken for me, executed efficiently and professionally."

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