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Andrew Vidler


T. 0114 224 2108 M. 07912 087519

Andrew Vidler


Department: Wills & Probate

Years’ experience in the above area: 36 years

About Andrew and his main areas of work: 

  • Andrew is a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (the professional body for the trust and estate administration profession); Ecclesiastical Notary Public; member of the Ecclesiastical Law Association
  • Advising and assisting with the administration of deceased’s estates, including acting as professional Executor;
  • Will drafting, including giving advice as required on Inheritance Tax planning;
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney – drafting and completing powers of attorney and administering the affairs of donors as professional Attorney;
  • Advising and assisting with the creation and administration of trusts, including acting as professional Trustee;
  • Court of Protection work including acting as Deputy appointed by the Court;
  • Ecclesiastical Law

Important/Significant matters undertaken:

  • Acting as and/or for Trustee(s) in connection with both private and charitable trusts, being responsible for assets valued in excess of £30 million
  • Acting as Court appointed Deputy for individuals with assets worth in excess of £2 million
  • Appointed as Diocesan Registrar for the Church of England Diocese of Sheffield in 2008, being responsible for giving advice on a wide range of issues, both ecclesiastical and secular, to the diocesan Bishop, Dean, Archdeacons and other senior clergy as well as to lay members of some 200 parishes throughout the diocese

Recent articles by Andrew Vidler

Probate fees increase - fair and proportionate or stealth tax?

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