0800 652 3371

Edward Rees

Partner . Wills, Trusts & Administration of Estates, Agriculture


Edward's Teams

Agriculture, Wills, Trust & Administration of Estates, Private Client


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 of specialising in Wills, tax planning, administration of estates and trusts. He also deals with the full range of Court of Protection work (including Enduring Powers of Attorney and Receivership Applications).

Edward is a partner in the private client department and 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."

Legal 500 & Chambers UK Recommendations

Edward is recognised in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500.

The 2019 edition of Chambers UK's HIgh Net Worth Guide ranks Edward in Band 1 for Shrewsbury and surrounds and states: Edward Rees advises on wills, tax planning and trust and estate administration. He also handles a variety of Court of Protection work, including Powers of Attorney. One client says: "He is straightforward, direct and businesslike, but also has a sense of humour. He gives us confidence that our interests are important to him and has dealt with all issues very effectively." Another describes Rees as "approachable and friendly," adding: "He seeks to reassure and to simplify matters." An interviewee praises his technical expertise: "He understands trusts in depth. Whenever there's a financial aspect to a case, putting together a complex budget, working out taxation on a complex estate; whenever I do a job with Edward, all the financials will be absolutely bang on. I know it'll be right."

Client Quotes

Ease of contact, understanding of business context. An excellent and pragmatic approach to a relatively complex business transfer.

- Mr D Coull, Shrewsbury

I had requested information and advice from various other solicitors prior to calling Lanyon Bowdler and found that she was the only one to take the time and explain how the Help to Buy ISA worked.

- Mr M Shaw & Miss G Frankfort, Market Drayton

Everything from start to finish made me feel they always had my best interests.

- Mrs D Manser

Detailed and up to date knowledge of our case throughout the whole process.

- Mr P Hill & Dr L Hill, Lincoln

Straight forward and relevant advice relating to Wills

- Mr & Mrs Walton, Shrewsbury