Edward Rees.

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Edward is recognised as a Recommended Lawyer in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500. Edward has been in Band 1 of the Chambers UK's High Net Worth Directory since 2019.

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Profile / Experience

Profile / Experience

Edward joined Lanyon Bowdler in February 2004 from Shakespeares solicitors, Birmingham and became a partner in May 2008.

Edward attained an MA(Hons) at Edinburgh University, and went on to train with Wannop & Fox in Chichester. He qualified as a solicitor in 2000.

He has 18 years experience specialising in advising clients upon trusts, high net worth estate administration (many involving significant agricultural and business property), powers of attorney as well as complex tax planning issues.

Edward is a partner and heads the Private Client Team, he comments “I enjoy what I do, I really like meeting different people and helping them understand what they need to do to secure their futures and those of their loved ones. I’m always here for a chat if someone wants advice, in fact our whole team are a friendly and approachable bunch.”

Edward is recognised as a Recommended Lawyer in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 which states ‘Edward Rees is skilled at advising clients on trusts, high-net-worth estate administration, powers of attorney and on complex tax planning matters’.

Edward has been in Band 1 of the Chambers UK’s High Net Worth Directory since 2019. The 2024 edition states: “Edward Rees has decades of experience in the field, advising clients on trusts, estate administration, powers of attorney and tax planning. “Edward is an accomplished operator and I am impressed with his delivery.”

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Mutually Irrevocable Wills and Why You Should Never do Them – Edward Rees and Claire Vale

Mirror wills allow for updates and amendments, which better reflects how lives can change....
Published • 17 Apr 2024
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Should I be a Trustee for a Trust? – Edward Rees and Aimee Johnson

Edward & Aimee discuss the various types of trusts, pointing out what you'd potentially be responsible for as a trustee....
Published • 09 Apr 2024
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Financial Abuse by Attorneys – Edward Rees and Claire Vale

Attorneys manage the estate of a donor whilst they're still alive and Claire is seeing an increase in financial abuse wh...
Published • 01 Apr 2024
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Private Client: Hot news! – Edward Rees and Aimee Johnson

In this episode, Edward and Aimee discuss all things wills....
Published • 19 Feb 2024
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Neil and Edward Rip Into & Expose the New Powers of Attorney Act

Edward and Neil are reunited (and it feels so good)! They rip into the Powers of Attorney Act 2023, and manage to find p...
Published • 05 Feb 2024
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Understanding The Probate Pathway – Edward Rees and Aimee Johnson

Aimee and Edward discuss the probate process and the administration of someone's estate after death....
Published • 29 Jan 2024
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The Law Behind Predatory Marriages – Edward Rees and Claire Vale

People get married for many reasons but in cases of predatory marriages, the victim will be vulnerable....
Published • 15 Jan 2024
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Myth Busters: Death! – Edward Rees and Aimee Johnson

Edward and Aimee dispel common misconceptions relating to wills, administration of estates and lasting powers of attorne...
Published • 08 Jan 2024
Blog

Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common?

Often people will find that purchasing a property with someone is an exciting but daunting process. As part of the ...
Edward Rees • 16 Sep 2022
Blog

Farm Diversification – Tax Considerations and Consequences

Diversification can lead to new sources of income, and may also be an attractive business project for younger gener...
Edward Rees • 27 Jul 2022
Blog

The Digitalisation of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) – ‘safer, simpler and fit for the future’

A Lasting Power of Attorney is a vital legal document which appoints a person of trust who will make decisions on y...
Edward Rees • 01 Apr 2022
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Same Sex Relationships – Wills and Inheritance

Same sex relations are accepted within England and Wales. Indeed, two people of the same sex are able to enjoy an i...
Edward Rees • 22 Jun 2021
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David Pugh
David Pugh
Partner
Wills & Probate | Estate Planning | Lasting Powers of Attorney
Karl Beckett
Karl Beckett
Partner
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Kevin Thomas
Kevin Thomas
Partner
Wills & Probate | Estate Planning | Lasting Powers of Attorney
Louise Browne
Louise Browne
Legal Assistant
Wills & Probate | Estate Planning | Lasting Powers of Attorney
Dani Sharma
Dani Sharma
Legal Support Assistant
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Chloe Michie
Chloe Michie
Legal Assistant
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Clare Jones
Clare Jones
Legal Support Assistant
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Kelly Hughes
Kelly Hughes
Legal Support Assistant
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Emma Deering
Emma Deering
Associate Legal Executive (FCILEX)
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Mai Lewis
Mai Lewis
Solicitor
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Georgina Hughes
Georgina Hughes
Associate Solicitor
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Vanessa Ford
Vanessa Ford
Legal Assistant
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Hollie Daniels
Hollie Daniels
Legal Support Assistant
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Clare Boote
Clare Boote
Legal Secretary
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Sophie Burgoyne
Sophie Burgoyne
Solicitor
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Charles Almond
Charles Almond
Consultant
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Sioned Williams
Sioned Williams
Solicitor
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Liane Helies
Liane Helies
Legal Support Assistant
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Nicola Smith
Nicola Smith
Legal Support Assistant
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Sam Russell
Sam Russell
Trainee Solicitor
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Julie Langford
Julie Langford
Legal Assistant
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Kate Lawson
Kate Lawson
Associate Solicitor
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Jan Hope
Jan Hope
Legal Secretary
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Val Howard
Val Howard
Legal Secretary
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Aimee Johnson
Aimee Johnson
Solicitor
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Helen Jones
Helen Jones
Legal Secretary
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
Angharad Hird
Angharad Hird
Associate Solicitor
Wills & Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney | Estate Planning
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