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Deeds of Variation

We can help with a Deed of Variation and using our expert knowledge ensures that it is drafted in the correct way to achieve your goals.

What are Deeds of Variation?

When someone dies often, they may have left a Will setting out how they wish their estate to be distributed. In the absence of a Will the estate will be distributed according to the Law of Intestacy. Deeds of Variation can be drafted to change the distribution of the estate, but please be aware it usually has to be made within 2 years of the date of death.

  • There can be many reasons for using a Deed of Variation, which can include
  • to reduce the tax liability of the estate or of a beneficiary,
  • to redistribute the assets according to all the beneficiaries’ wishes, or
  • to settle a dispute, or potential dispute, over the estate or Will or
  • you may want to make a gift to charity or to pass on property to the next generation

Whatever your circumstances we can advise you and draft the Deed to ensure you achieve what you want.

Our services include:

Your key contacts:
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Claire Martin
Partner  Head of Private Client

Tel:02072280017

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Prue Abrahams
Associate Private Client

Tel:02072280017

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Amaya Huntly
Solicitor Wills, Probate, Trusts

Tel:02072280017

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Samantha Fennah
Solicitor Private Client

Tel:02072280017

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Herman Cheung
Associate Private Client

Tel:02072280017

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Sophie Sibley
Paralegal Private Client

Tel:02072280017

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Rajinder Rai
Senior Associate & Accredited Mediator Private Client

Tel:02072280017

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Julia Norris
Trainee Solicitor Property Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Tel:02072280017

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