Zoë Sivelle

Zoë Sivelle

Private Client - Associate Solicitor

St Albans Office

01727 845245

Recent work

Zoe Sivelle is a solicitor in the Private Client team and is based in St Albans. She became an Associate of the firm in 2018.

Zoe was educated at St Albans Girls School and the University of Birmingham, where she studied Law with French. She worked and studied in France, and spent one year in Strasbourg obtaining a Diploma in French Law. She continued her postgraduate study at the College of Law in Birmingham and joined Taylor Walton as a trainee in 2009. Upon qualification as a solicitor, Zoe joined the Private Client department in 2011.

Zoe is experienced in a wide range of private client issues, including Wills, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection work, lifetime tax planning, Probates, the administration of Estates and Trusts. She has a friendly and approachable manner and prides herself on her clear and straightforward advice, getting to the heart of the issues affecting her clients.

Zoe spends more than half of her time dealing with Probate cases, and is experienced in dealing sympathetically with cases of all shapes and sizes.

Interests

Outside of work, Zoë enjoys music of all varieties and the outdoors!

Keeping it in the Family – Protecting and Passing on your Family’s Wealth

By Zoë Sivelle | 4 January 2018

Many parents are keen to pass on wealth that they have accumulated during their lifetimes, usually to children or grandchildren. Careful gifting and the potential use of trusts can ensure that inheritance tax (IHT) is not charged and that any money given will be used as intended. Each individual can give up to £325,000 free of inheritance tax, on death but…