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Trusts Caught by the Deemed Domicile Net

Following the Finance Act in 2017, a new category of “deemed domicile” was introduced into the UK’s Inheritance Tax regime.

Separated Parents: Top tips for a “plane” sailing summer holiday

If you are planning a summer holiday with your child but you are separated from your child’s other parent, there are some things to think about in advance.

Tornagrain | New Town Development

We act for Tornagrain Limited, part of the Moray Estates group, in connection with the development of the Tornagrain new town.

Karen Wooton

Legal Director, Private Client

With over 20 years’ experience, Karen has the depth and breadth of skills and knowledge to deliver an outstanding service for her clients.

Karen advises on a wide range of personal, legal and tax issues including wills, powers of attorney, guardianships, trusts, inheritance tax and all other aspects of wealth preservation. She has specialist knowledge of the rules and regulations governing paying for care in Scotland which she uses to help clients protect their assets.  She also has extensive experience in the use of trusts to protect vulnerable beneficiaries, Criminal Injuries Compensation and Personal Injury Trusts and regularly provides training in these areas.

Karen is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and a member of Solicitors for the Elderly.



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Recent News & Insights by Karen

23 November 2021 | Time to read: 2 mins

Care Funding

By Karen Wooton

The House of Commons has voted to approve the UK government amendment to the Health & Social Care Bill which...

10 September 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

National Insurance Contributions for Care Funding

By Karen Wooton

Big news this week is that The House of Commons has voted to approve the income tax and national insurance...

25 June 2021 | Time to read: 1 min

Care Home Fees Q&A Video

By Karen Wooton

A Q&A around care home fees.

04 June 2021 | Time to read: 5 mins

The role and obligations of an attorney

By Karen Wooton

Acting as an Attorney on behalf of someone else, whether it be for financial or welfare matters, is a big...

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