Southampton 02380 482 482
Winchester 01962 679 777

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Tax, trusts and wills

Our team, based in Southampton and Winchester, handles work varying from wills to tax and trusts of wide ranging complexity.

Legal 500 2021 Leading firm

Appointments during coronavirus lockdown

During these difficult and unprecedented times, please rest assured that the private client team at Paris Smith are still available to support you and your family, should you need us. Whether you are an existing client or somebody who needs assistance for the first time, we can still speak with you via Skype, Facetime or other video conferencing facilities.

For more information, please call the head of our private client department, Elizabeth Power on 023 8048 2206; or visit our team and individual lawyers’ pages for our contact details.

Our lawyers

The great majority of our lawyers and solicitors are members of STEP. Together we offer unrivalled expertise across the full spectrum of private client work. We guard our clients’ interests fiercely and work closely at all stages of the process to better understand what our clients want to achieve, delivering results in the very best way possible.

Our approach to fee structures ensures that you deal with the appropriate person depending on the complexity of the task. Our aim is to provide practical, bespoke and cost effective solutions that meet your aims.


Our expertise:

Estate Administration Services - Costs information

For information on how we charge for our Estate administration services please click here.

Current Vacancies

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Southampton Contact

Elizabeth Power
LLP Partner

T: 023 8048 2206
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Winchester Contact

Isabel Deverill
LLP Partner

T: 01962 677 811
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Meet the Team

Nick Turner
LLP Partner

T: 023 8048 2293
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William Hadley
LLP Partner

T: 01962 679 771
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Barry Russell

T: 023 8048 2291
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Leyla Whitlingum

T: 023 8048 2166
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Emma Cole

T: 023 8048 2103
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Daisy Eshelby

T: 01962 677 323
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Sarah Jessup
Legal Assistant

T: 023 8048 2344
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Ashleigh Bryant
Legal Assistant

T: 023 8048 2300
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Emily Dicks

T: 01962 677 817
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Emma Ship
Trainee Solicitor

T: 023 8048 2192
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William Downer

T: 023 8048 2150
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Clients say “The team works well together and all seem to be kept in the loop, so very easily updated when requested“; “I found them sympathetic and very understanding in dealing with my late husband’s estate and going forward sorting out my affairs. I dealt with Isabel Deverill and her team“; and “Fantastic lawyers, efficient, available and pragmatic. Great value for money. Nothing negative to say“.


Legal 500 2020-2021

Recognised for “their established expertise in international tax and trust matters.  High net worth entrepreneurs and landowners form its core client base”.

- Chambers & Partners Legal Directory

The team at Paris Smith LLP provides ‘good advice‘ and assists clients across all aspects of complex trusts, the administration of estates, tax issues and tax planning and Court of Protection work. Practice head Nick Turner is ‘very approachable and provides sound advice‘; he advises high net-worth clients on trusts, succession and related tax issues. William Hadley ‘is able to explain very clearly any legal jargon and provide all the various options‘.

- Legal 500 2018-19 Edition – Tax, trusts and wills

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