Hilary is a Paralegal in the Private Client department. She advises clients on Wills, Codicils, Probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection matters, and tax saving strategies.
Hilary has been with Taylor Walton for 22 years, originally with the Corporate and Commercial team in Luton but in the last 17 years has been a Paralegal with the Private Client team in the Harpenden office.
Hilary specialises in looking after the financial affairs of elderly clients especially for people with no immediate family. She also administers affairs of clients who appoint a partner of Taylor Walton as their attorney, working closely with the appointed partner in the best interests of the client. She regularly visits clients in residential and nursing care homes to take their instructions.
Hilary also specialises in Probate, sensitively dealing with all matters during the administration of a loved one’s estate, including the most straightforward non-taxable estates as well as administering estates worth over £6 million. Hilary typically spends 65% of her time on probates and 35% of her time on other private client matters.
Hilary has a patient and caring attitude and endeavours to ensure that the personal requirements of each individual client is met and tailored advice is given. Her approach is careful and considered with a keen eye for the best interests of the client.