Trusts & Estates

For hundreds of years, trusts have provided a useful way of structuring asset ownership in order to protect assets from a variety of claims. If you want to put in place effective asset protection measures, a modern, well drafted trust can provide protection for your assets while also giving you flexibility to deal with changing circumstances. Morrison Kent’s trust lawyers have the knowledge and experience to assess whether a trust structure will be right for your particular situation and to create an arrangement that best meets your specific needs.

Ensure your assets will still be available for future generations

Life brings unexpected challenges, through personal, business, or family circumstances. We can assist you to plan for the future while protecting your assets to the fullest extent possible. Our experts can help structure the best arrangement for you and your family to provide the protection and flexibility you need.

Areas of Specialisation

Within each of the specialist areas shown here, our experts will listen to your needs, explain the law and legal processes in plain language and consider practical solutions tailored to your specific needs.

Charitable Trusts

Family Trusts

Estate Administration

Special Purpose Trusts

Trustee Services

Trustee and Beneficiary Rights

Enduring Powers of Attorney

Variation and Termination of Trusts

Trusts & Estates Team

Trusts and Estates News

Ending your mirror trusts - Morrison Kent Lawyers

Ending your mirror trusts to create a single family trust

6 April 2020 | Matthew Whimp

Mirror trusts were a common way to arrange family affairs. They were fashionable 20-30 years ago as they offered a specific tax advantage which now no longer applies.
Those who currently have their family assets held in mirror trusts might want to...

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What is the difference between a trustee and an executor of a will?
22 May 2020 | Jenny Lowe

If you have read a will, you may have noticed that there is a person (or people) appointed as the “executor and trustee” of the will.  This is the...

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The History of Probate
23 April 2020 | Jenny Lowe

In our recent article about the steps to obtaining probates, we introduced you to some of the eccentricities of probate applications and the terms used in...

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COVID-19 - Signing Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney
23 April 2020 | Natalie Smith

Have you been considering making a will or a set of enduring powers of attorney? Many people are using their unexpected spare time during the lockdown to...

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