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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 Testimonials

Very professional standards and advice.

- Mr S Barnes & J Barnes, Hereford

When the lawyer handling my case was not available, his assistant handled the situation very well and kept us informed through to completion.

- Mr P Joyner & Mrs J Joyner, Bromyard

Ed clearly pays attention to detail and most importantly was diligent in ensuring my interests were best catered for. 

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

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

- Mr D Coull, Shrewsbury

Very personable solicitor who spoke in plain English and was approachable.

- Mr J Hughes, Church Stretton

Client Quotes

He was always calm, efficient, prompt and helpful.

- Rev M Thomas & Prof K Thomas, Oxfordshire

Very personable solicitor who spoke in plain English and was approachable.

- Mr J Hughes, Church Stretton

A nice bright welcoming office with very polite, friendly and helpful staff. Very efficient service.

- Mr N Bakewell & Mrs J Bakewell, Worcester

Straight forward and relevant advice relating to Wills

- Mr & Mrs Walton, Shrewsbury

I am extremely grateful to Stephen in the way in which he handled my case and represented me at court.

- A A, Shrewsbury

Latest Case Study

19 Jun 2019

Package Holiday Injury Claim

Miss G was injured whilst on holiday in Goa. The matter was a strongly disputed package holiday claim. Miss G was on...