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Wills & Probate

None of us want to think about a time when we are no longer here or the possibility of lacking mental capacity but these are issues that affect us all.  Without proper planning your dependents and relatives can be left vulnerable and unprepared at a time of great difficulty.

At Shepherd Harris & Co we make sure we are approachable and efficient, and that we have a genuine understanding of your circumstances and concerns. Our experience in handling such sensitive issues means we can always provide advice sympathetically.

Our services include:

  • Wills and Codicils

  • Powers of Attorney

  • Probate and the Administration of Estates

  • Appointing Deputies and other Public Guardianship Office & Court of Protection applications and proceedings

  • Living Wills

  • Statutory Wills

  • Post death tax planning

  • Advice to Attorneys and Deputies

  • Trusts – creation and administration

  • Inheritance tax planning using Wills, Trusts and lifetime giving

  • Preserving assets in the event of long term care needs


  • We are members of the Certainty Will Register so you can rest assured that your family will always be able to find your Will on your death 

  • We undertake home visits if you are unable to get into our office

  • We can provide disabled access and parking and appropriate toilet facilities

  • Helen Phillips is a STEP member and Samantha Marsh is an associate member of STEP. Helen is a fully accredited member of the Solicitors for the Elderly. The company is committed to its Code of Practice.


If you require more details please contact Helen Phillips or Samantha Marsh

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