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Suzanne Porter


Department: Wills and Probate

Years' experience in the above area:  Over 15 years

Suzanne is a specialist in private client law having qualified as a solicitor in 2002 with a longstanding high street practice in Sheffield. One of Suzannes main strengths is her efficiency and ability to progress matters expediently. This coupled with her friendly persona which puts clients at ease has lead to her retaining a large following of clients.

Suzanne is praised for delivering ‘excellent service and great client outcomes‘. - The UK Legal 500 2019

Main areas of work

  • Probate applications and estate administration
  • Inheritance tax planning
  • Drafting wills
  • Elderly client issues
  • Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection applications
  • Licensing personal and premises

Important/significant matters undertaken

  • Acting as or for trustees in connection with both private and charitable trusts - being responsible for assets valued in excess of several million pounds.
  • Appointed as the first female deputy steward for the Wirksworth and High Peak Barmote Court on behalf of the Dutchy of Lancaster - being responsible for swearing in the jury in addition to other duties.

Away from her desk, Suzanne enjoys spending time meeting individuals and groups through public speaking engagements, talking about her private client specialisms, and over the years has developed excellent links and relationships with local commumities.

Recent articles by Suzanne Porter

Business Lasting Powers of Attorney
Licenses - what does your business need?
Lasting Powers of Attorney - the importance of proactive planning
Lasting Powers of Attorney for business owners 
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