Partner & Head of Estate Protection & Later Life Support
Nikki qualified in 1998, was made a partner in 2006 and has been providing private client advice for 15 years.
Nikki has for many years advised clients and families on wills and capacity issues, ensuring that succession is properly managed and that families have their affairs in order. She can advise on mental capacity, registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney, preparation and registration of Lasting Powers of Attorney, Deputyship applications, care fees, care provision and asset protection. The team has a specialist section which manages the affairs of clients under Enduring Powers of Attorney, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyship Orders when clients retain mental capacity but simply require assistance, or when clients have lost mental capacity. She is a regular contributor to magazines and newspaper publications and is regularly requested to speak at seminars on the subject of capacity and care.
Nikki has significant expertise in advising clients with business and agricultural property having spent many years assisting NFU Agents and NFU Mutual Financial Consultants in the region with their farming and business clients, writing articles and providing seminars on agricultural property relief and business property relief for inheritance tax. She regularly attends the Mogers office at Standerwick Livestock Market in Frome on Wednesdays with colleagues Frank Collins and Tom Chiffers.
Tel: 01225 750038