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Francesca Sassoli

Senior Associate

I am a senior associate in the private wealth team where my clients appreciate my clear advice and my pragmatic yet empathetic approach to their legal issues.

I advise on a wide range of issues relating to individuals and very much enjoy building productive longstanding relationships with my clients.

I always look for practical solutions and aim to provide clients with smooth, hassle-free outcomes while still maintaining a personal touch.

I very much enjoy the ‘human’ element of my work and get great satisfaction from easing my clients’ during what is often a difficult time. I do this by breaking down complex legal issues and providing clear explanations and advice.

Areas of expertise:

  • Succession and tax planning
  • Trusts (creation, termination, advice in relation to trustees’ powers and duties, administration, ten year anniversary charges and exit charges)
  • Property ownership (declaration of trusts, co-habitation agreements, loan agreements)
  • Equity release
  • Deeds of variation
  • Capacity (lasting powers of attorney, deputyship applications, advice for attorneys or deputies, care fee planning)
  • Probate

Qualifications and memberships

  • Qualified in October 2015
  • Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners (STEP)

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