Sheilagh has a wealth of experience offering full private client services and has many longstanding clients.
She specialises in estate administration, drafting wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney. Many clients are both UK and non-UK domiciled HNW individuals with foreign property and interests.
Sheilagh offers practical solutions to estate planning for families as well as advice on setting up and managing trusts.
Sound legal knowledge, considerable experience, and the ability to assess quickly and accurately what needs to be done in a given situation. Sheilagh is particularly good at applying common sense and practicality when giving advice and recommending courses of action.
Legal 500 UK 2021
She is very knowledgeable, but also has a good rapport with her clients, which is extremely important.
Chambers and Partners High Net Worth 2020
- Acting for the estate of a high profile public figure, negotiating settlement with family members, successful claim for BPR on significant business interests, recalculation of gifts for charities leading to reduction in IHT
- Acting for the executors and trustees of a high profile entertainer in the music industry, dealing with wills in multiple jurisdictions, assets worldwide and addressing various claims against the deceased’s estate and business interests. Clearing USA taxes under the USA / UK Double Taxation Treaty
- Acting for a UK resident client with a lost UK will and assets in the UK and India, obtaining BPR on significant UK interests and also working with the India Estate Tax Treaty to ensure assets in India excluded from UK IHT