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Wills & Probate
Charles Neal

Charles Neal
Partner | Head of Private Client & Notary Public

Meet The Team

Bell and Buxton’s private client team has a long-established and highly-regarded reputation for their expertise in Wills and Probate work. The firm is recommended in The Legal 500 2020 for its expertise in personal tax, trusts and probate.

COVID-19
Following Government advice the office will now be closed until further notice.  We will continue to work remotely from home and you can contact us by phone and email.  The main switchboard will be open and operating during normal office hours 9am-5pm Monday to Friday, we will pass your call on and ask the relevant person to contact you.  At this difficult time we wish all our clients well, if you need us we will endeavour to respond.

We are trusted legal advisors and work closely with our commercial department to provide a holistic service for clients. Our approach is praised by clients, who highlight the ‘depth and breadth’ of the ‘one stop shop’ offering – The Legal 500 2020. Our team of lawyers regularly handle probate and inheritance planning, and lasting powers of attorney, in addition to wills and probate matters with multi-jurisdictional aspects and overseas assets. Several of our solicitors are recommended Legal 500 Lawyers with the team being described as ‘courteous, knowledgeable and experienced.

What our clients say
  • "We were very impressed with your services, couldn't fault you in any way."

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  • "I am very happy with the service provided. Massive thank you to the team."

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  • Very pleased with how we were treated and how easy the process of making a Will is. Also, many thanks for your scheme for St Lukes Hospice. Altogether a very professional service with a human touch. Thank you.

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  • “My law firm doesn’t offer a contentious trusts and probate service but we receive a significant number of enquiries which I try to help with. I have worked throughout the country, including for some other good Yorkshire firms, and I have always been aware of Bell and Buxton’s nationally renowned for your expertise in the field Contentious Trusts and Probate. It’s for this reason that I always refer clients to them for expert legal advice.”

    - Testimonial from a local Solicitor

  • "You made the sale of our house painless. You handled everything, every pitfall and problem with first rate efficiency. The whole process left us with no worries at all. A BIG thank you."

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