People

Michelle Seddon

Legal Director


Career & Experience

Michelle joined the firm in September 2015 after relocating back to her home county of Devon from Bedfordshire.

Michelle deals with all aspects of private client work including succession planning and tax advice, but she specialises in the administration of complex estates. Michelle’s work for previous clients has included dealing with Heritage Exemptions, Family Silver in Lieu of IHT, Agricultural Relief, Antiques and International assets.

Michelle has more recently developed a Death in Service advice system for companies with benefit schemes, with the aim of being able to offer the trustees guidance for distribution of the benefits due to the family.

Michelle is a Director of the Foot Anstey Trust Corporation, where she works alongside other Directors, to agree decisions in relation to estate administrations, court of protection applications, and attorneyships.

When Michelle is not working, she tries to factor in some Tennis sessions in readiness for Over 35’s Devon County Cup where she represents Devon in Eastbourne. The remainder of her time is spent running around after her young children who also enjoy their extra curriculum clubs.

Accolades

  • Qualified in Stage One British Sign Language
  • Director of the Foot Anstey Trust Corporation
People

Michelle Seddon

Legal Director


Career & Experience

Michelle joined the firm in September 2015 after relocating back to her home county of Devon from Bedfordshire.

Michelle deals with all aspects of private client work including succession planning and tax advice, but she specialises in the administration of complex estates. Michelle’s work for previous clients has included dealing with Heritage Exemptions, Family Silver in Lieu of IHT, Agricultural Relief, Antiques and International assets.

Michelle has more recently developed a Death in Service advice system for companies with benefit schemes, with the aim of being able to offer the trustees guidance for distribution of the benefits due to the family.

Michelle is a Director of the Foot Anstey Trust Corporation, where she works alongside other Directors, to agree decisions in relation to estate administrations, court of protection applications, and attorneyships.

When Michelle is not working, she tries to factor in some Tennis sessions in readiness for Over 35’s Devon County Cup where she represents Devon in Eastbourne. The remainder of her time is spent running around after her young children who also enjoy their extra curriculum clubs.

Accolades

  • Qualified in Stage One British Sign Language
  • Director of the Foot Anstey Trust Corporation

Expertise

  • Wills
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Estate administration
  • Other Estate-related tax matters
  • Powers of attorney
  • Estate planning
  • Elderly clients
  • Business property relief applications

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