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Deborah has worked at Ward Hadaway for over 15 years as part of the Private Client team, advising clients in connection with wills, trusts, estate administration, law for the elderly and taxation issues.

Succession planning including:

  • Advising on succession planning including drafting of Wills and Trust documentation
  • Administration of Estates and Trusts
  • Preparation of Powers of Attorney, including, General, Trustee and Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Registration of Lasting Powers of Attorney and Enduring Powers of Attorney


Deborah has experience of advising clients in connection with the preparation of their wills and with respect to estate, succession and inheritance tax planning, often involving the creation and administration of trusts.

She is also experienced in advising the older client generally including preparation and registration of Lasting Powers of Attorney, issues of capacity.

Deborah has acted on behalf of executors and personal representatives in the administration of estates, including high value and complex estates. This often involves the implementation of tax planning commenced by the deceased during lifetime.

She assists our Contentious Probate litigation team as deeds of variation often provide the appropriate mechanism to resolve disputes that can arise amongst family members.

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