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Tom O'Riordon of Willans LLP
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Tom O'Riordan LLB (Hons)

Associate, solicitor

I am an associate, solicitor in the wills, trusts & probate team. I predominantly help people with the creation and administration of trusts, which are legal arrangements where assets are given to trustees for the benefit of one or more beneficiaries, or for a particular purpose.

Trusts can be created during lifetime or incorporated into a will. There are many reasons for creating a trust such as tax planning, asset protection, to benefit disabled or vulnerable beneficiaries without giving assets to them outright, or to make charitable donations.

I also help with the administration of estates as well as drafting wills and lasting powers of attorneys.

T 01242 507393 E tom.oriordan@willans.co.uk

Key skills

I can help you with:

Trusts and administration

  • the creation of lifetime trusts
  • the administration of trusts and estates
  • advice on tax issues relating to trusts and trust administration
  • dealing with ongoing trust compliance requirements e.g. the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), the Trust Registration Service and Legal Entity Identifiers
  • the constitution of will trusts including the opening of trust bank accounts where appropriate
  • drafting trustees’ resolutions and deeds of appointment.

General advice, wills and LPAs

  • preparing and registering lasting powers of attorney (LPAs)
  • Court of Protection matters and advising attorneys of vulnerable individuals
  • inheritance tax and capital gains tax planning
  • making a will including advice to cover complex trusts.

Experience highlights

My experience includes:

  • handling the administration of a £2 million estate including advice on business property relief, gifting out of surplus income and capital gains tax
  • ongoing advice for trustees of a complex protective trust
  • supporting the administration of a multi-million personal injury trust
  • advising trustees on interest in possession (life interest) and discretionary trusts
  • advising people on complex and high-value estates.

Tom O'Riordan LLB (Hons) can help you with a range of services

Asset protection & trusts
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Wills, trusts & probate
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Creating a will
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Powers of attorney
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Probate
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Elderly & vulnerable people
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