At Cleaver Fulton Rankin we recognise the importance our clients attach to providing financial security for themselves and their families and take pride in being accessible to deal with client matters. Legal 500 UK 2010 notes our Private Client team as "very responsive and commercially minded".
The department is led by Director, Alastair Rankin whom Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession 2010 notes as, “one of the top trust experts in Northern Ireland".
Alastair and the rest of the team are dedicated to providing high quality specialist advice in all of the areas listed below and can bring in specialists from other departments such as Litigation to advise in relation to disputes should the need arise. We provide advice in the following areas:
- Inheritance Tax
- Professional executor and trustee service
- Succession Planning for Businesses
- Enduring Powers of Attorney
- Nursing Care
- Office of Care and Protection
- Probate and Administration of Estates
- Administering an estate where there is no will – Intestacy
- Disputes about Wills and Trusts
- Family / Matrimonial
We have recently set up a trustee company for the specific purpose of providing a professional trustee service for our clients, giving them the security and peace of mind which comes from knowing that their trust will be properly managed going forward.
Our Private Client team have strong relationships with other professionals including accountants and specialist financial advisers, enabling us to ensure our clients achieve positive solutions tailored to their individual circumstances.