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Anna believes that providing pragmatic and sensible advice should be at the forefront of any interaction with her clients

Anna Coakes


Keeping in mind that the nature of the work is always of a sensitive and personal nature, and often involve consideration of a multitude of family dynamics, Anna takes a sensitive approach to her work, in order to develop long lasting relationships with her clients.

Anna first qualified as a solicitor in NSW, Australia in 2003 and moved to England in 2005.

Anna advises a broad range of private clients, predominantly UK resident and domiciled, in connection with their personal wealth and estate planning. This includes dealing with complex family inheritance and succession issues, both during a lifetime and on a person’s death in terms of dealing with the administration of a person’s estate. Anna has a great deal of experience in dealing with estate administration issues where assets are located in multiple jurisdictions.

Anna is a member to STEP.

Some of Anna’s matter highlights include

  • Advising the UK executors of a UK/US cross-border estate with a global value of circa £100 million
  • Advising the executors of a cross-border UK/Irish estate comprising significant property assets in both jurisdictions
  • Advising in relation to inheritance tax and succession issues for a UK based family across three generations

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