Hannah Borner Webster


I am a Partner in our Private Client Department, based in our Harpenden office. I assist in the preparation of Wills both simple and complex, including Trust provisions where required. I also frequently deal with the preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney for Property and Financial Affairs and Health and Welfare.

I often deal with the administration of Estates and have experience in dealing with complex and high value (multi-million pound) Estates, as well as dealing with assets qualifying for Business Property Relief and Agricultural Property Relief.

I try to make matters as simple and stress free for my clients as possible. I am approachable and do all I can to ensure my clients are not daunted by the process.

I am testimony to our ‘Grow our Own’ having joined TW as a Trainee in 2013, I spent 6 months in our Private Client, Commercial Property, Employment and Commercial Litigation Departments. I then qualified into the Private Client Department in September 2015, was made an Associate in 2019 and became a Partner in 2022.


Travelling and baking.

Joined Taylor Walton in 2013

Making the Best Use of your Inheritance Tax Allowances

By Hannah Borner | 25 February 2020

The Residence Nil Rate Band (‘RNRB’) will be fully in force from 6th April 2020, when it will increase to £175,000. When added to the ‘ordinary’ Nil Rate Band (‘NRB’) of £325,000, each individual will be able to leave up to £500,000 inheritance tax free. Any proportion of the NRB and RNRB which is unused…

Should I give my house to my children?

By Hannah Borner | 18 December 2019

For many, the family home is the most valuable asset they have. This leads some people to consider gifting their house to their children during their lifetime, to reduce the value of their Estate for inheritance tax, and to protect the house from care fees. But does this work? Gifting your property If the entire…

Gifting assets into Trust

By Hannah Borner | 30 July 2019

Many people are keen to pass assets and wealth to their families, but worry that the assets they give away will be used unwisely. By gifting assets into Trust, you can reduce the value of your Estate for Inheritance Tax (provided you survive the gift by seven years), whilst also retaining control of those assets. If assets are gifted…