Megan Blanchard

Solicitor

Megan Blanchard

Megan is a Solicitor in the Wills, Trusts & Probate team and a fully accredited member of the Society for Trusts & Estate Practitioners (STEP). Megan understands the challenges of discussing issues which are often difficult to deal with and provides an efficient, sympathetic and professional service to make the process as simple and stress-free as possible.

Megan’s particular specialisms are
• Wills;
• Inheritance Tax;
• Lifetime, succession and estate planning advice;
• Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs);
• Court of Protection work including Deputyship Orders;
• Elderly client matters, including Care Fees;
• Estate Administration including Probate and Intestacy;
• Deeds of Variation;
• Trust creation and administration.

Recent highlights include
• Working with the Royal Association for Deaf People to prepare Wills for a deaf couple (with the assistance of a translator using British Sign Language).

• Successfully claiming the Residence Nil Rate Band in a complex estate.

• Ongoing St Clare Hospice quarterly networking events – hearing from other businesses, sponsors and staff from St Clare Hospice and participating in their “Make a Will Month” scheme.

• Advising a non-UK domicile client regarding their Will and related taxation matters.

• Dealing with an intestacy and locating missing beneficiaries with the assistance of our preferred team of genealogists.

Contact Megan: meganblanchard@foskettmarr.co.uk