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Michael Stockton Solicitor, Wills, Tax, Trusts and Probate

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Michael is a solicitor in our wills, tax, trusts and probate team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Chester.

He qualified in 1995 and deals with a wide variety of private client work, including the drafting of wills, lasting powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning, trusts and probate and estate administration. He is currently studying towards a diploma in trusts and estates with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). For a long period after qualification, Michael gained experience dealing with personal injury claims including complex and high value cases.

Expertise

  • Wills
  • Inheritance tax planning
  • Trusts and probate

Career history

  • Since 2016: Slater and Gordon Lawyers UK
  • 2016: HHB Law
  • 2014-2016: MoneyPlus Legal
  • 1997-2014: Widdows Mason (previously Campbells)
  • 1993-1994: Various other law firms

Education

  • College of Law, Chester (First Class Honours in the Law Society's Final Examination, 1993)
  • University of Liverpool (LL.B, 1992)

Professional memberships

  • Student Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Member of Solicitors for the Elderly