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Phil Appleby Associate, Wills, Tax, Trusts and Probate

Experience Profile

Phil is an associate and team leader for the wills, tax, trusts and probate team in Chester.

He deals with a wide variety of private client work and specialises in the drafting of wills, lasting powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning, trusts and probate and estate administration.

Phil is a member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and won the STEP 'Outstanding Student of the Year (England and Wales) Award' in 2013 and 2014.


Career history

  • Since 2015 Slater and Gordon
  • 2014 – 2015 Walker Smith Way
  • 2012 – 2014 Cullimore Dutton Solicitors
  • 2007 – 2012 Rowlands Field Cunningham LLP


  • Northumbria University (Legal Practice Course)
  • University of Manchester

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)