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Our technical expertise enables us to offer bespoke solutions to complex issues that provide you with absolute protection, now and in the future.


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If you would like to make a robust Will, set up a trust or Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), plan for tax liabilities, or have us act as your deputy or a trustee, let us be your capable guide to bring clarity and peace of mind.

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Our Wills, estates, tax & trusts solicitors

We are trusted by generations of families to help you plan for your future. We can assist you with everything from creating a Will, managing trusts and tax planning through to probate and Court of Protection.

With a breadth of experience and excellent technical capabilities, our long-established and highly qualified team goes far beyond the basics, providing an expert, compassionate service to achieve the ultimate in protection – for you, your loved ones, and your assets.

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  1. Peace of mind

    We are equally at home dealing with high value estates, mitigatory tax planning and contentious probate as we are in helping you draw up a watertight Will.

  2. STEP and ALL qualified

    Many of our team are members of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and members of The Association of Lifetime Lawyers (previously Solicitors For The Elderly). This means we have the skills and continuing professional development to ensure you receive the best possible advice.

  3. Rural estates

    Our team are highly respected, particularly in the farming community. We work with many family farming businesses, where their land and property considerations require the skills of a specialist legal partner.

  4. Advice to businesses

    We frequently work with our corporate and commercial team to provide bespoke solutions for our business clients’ in respect of their personal matters. We can ensure that valuable tax reliefs are not lost and offer succession planning advice for the next generation.

What can you expect from us at Wilkin Chapman?

Adopting a forward-thinking approach, our team is proactive in establishing workable structures for you and your family, now and in the future, and draws on the complementary skills of colleagues from across the firm to provide an exceptional, all-encompassing service.

Our friendly and approachable team are committed to providing you with the best service which is dealt with sensitively and efficiently and in line with the latest legal developments.

Tax, trusts and estate planning

Tax, trusts and estate planning are specialist areas of law that require expert advice.

We work with you to plan the best strategies to suit you and your family’s immediate and future requirements. We understand that estate planning can be very complex so we aim to explain this in a simplified manner whilst looking to provide innovative solutions to achieve your goals.

Unusual for a law firm, we offer a professional trustee service. We will advise you on your role as a trustee or you can appoint us to act in your place. 

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Or call the Wills, estates, tax & trusts team on 01522 515971

Partner & Head of Wills, Estates, Tax & Trusts Michele Wightman 01522 515982 Lincoln
Partner & Head of Wills, Estates, Tax & Trusts Lucy Butterfint 01507 430622 Louth
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