Claire is a Partner and Head of Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts at Flint Bishop Solicitors.
Claire deals with all aspects of private client work and has extensive experience in dealing with high net worth estates and complex trusts, where her accountancy training proves incredibly useful.
Claire deals with foreign domicile probate matters as well as UK domiciled clients with foreign assets. In addition, Claire oversees a direct will service to organisations such as the British Medical Association, Oxfam and deVere Financial Advisors.
Claire is a member of STEP and she is ranked by the world's legal researchers of legal experts, Chambers & Partners, as a 'Leader in her Field' for Wills and Probate advice and The Legal 500 recommend Claire and her team.
How can Claire help?
- Wills, including living Wills
- Powers of Attorney
- Probate, including contentious probate
- Estate and succession planning
- Estate administration
- Trusts & Inheritance Tax planning
- Asset protection and wealth management
- Elderly client issues
- Residential and nursing home care and funding
- Deputyship and other Court of Protection applications
- Mental incapacity issues
"At a time of some considerable distress, Ms Rudkin was a huge help, considerate and professional with her explanations, always ensuring I fully understood the legal options and explaining again if required – a very much appreciated and very rare service."
A Private Client
"In 2012, the ‘exemplary’ team at Flint Bishop LLP advised on aspects of a £8.6m estate involving assets held in Canada and the Republic of Ireland. The firm also sees some high-value work come in through its online will-writing service. Claire Rudkin is ‘highly competent."
The Legal 500