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Philip Nelson

Philip Nelson


Philip Nelson is a solicitor and partner in our Private Client department whose clients value his calm, personable approach and his rigour and expertise when tackling complex matters.

Testimonials published in The Legal 500

The Legal 500 report (2024 edition): ‘Philip Nelson is extremely approachable, and his explanations and advice always exceptionally clear. Not only was he able to advise on the administration of a large estate, he is also well versed to advise on the administration of the ongoing Trust under the Will. My contact with the firm was solely with Philip and I would highly recommend him.’

Philip is a member of the specialist Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and has over 15 years' experience advising on a wide range of trust and estate planning matters - particularly in relation to more complex ownership and inheritance issues that can arise with landed estates, farms and family businesses.

He can advise on gifts, trusts and other aspects of lifetime tax planning as well as on Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection, wills probate and related administration of estates.

Philip Nelson is supervised by the Head of Private Client Department, Ed Ryder.