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Adam Hampton

T 01536 513195
F 01536 525368
E ahampton@lamb-holmes.co.uk


Expertise

Adam has been specialising in private client law as both solicitor and trainee for nearly 12 years in London and the Midlands and heads up our private client department.  In that time he has come across several challenging estates and trusts.  He also undertook and passed the STEP diploma as a way of becoming a Trusts and Estate Practitioner and full member of STEP, the global organisation for Trusts and Estates.  He specialises in Wills, the administration of estates (i.e. probate), Trusts both the creation and administration of them, estate planning both domestically and cross border and the taxation of Trusts, estates and individuals.  

 

Experience

Over 10 years of experience dealing with private client law and advising those who wish to plan their estates

Provision of expert advice on Wills, Trusts, Mental Capacity, Probate and Administration of Estates and Trusts.

Cross border matters to do with Probate, Trusts and Wills

Advising on personal taxation to include Captial Gains, Income and Inheritance Tax.  Is very experienced in the preparation of Trust and Individual tax returns for all these taxes.

Notable Cases

Adam has helped several estates smoothly through the complexity of Inheritance Tax some worth well over £2,000,000.

Is assisting with a major Trusts dispute that is currently being heard in the Chancery Division of the High Court

Ensuring the elderly are not persuaded to enter into potentially loss making schemes that claim to save care fees

 

Key Services

  • Wills
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney for finances and health and welfare
  • Court of Protection advice and applications, including deputyships
  • Trusts and the Administration of Trusts
  • Probate and the Administration of Estates
  • Advice on intestacy and tracing heirs
  • Personal Taxation, including IHT, CGT and income tax and the effects of legislative changes
  • Tax planning
  • Advice on Cross Border issues and foreign probate
  • Advising families on Deeds of Variation and other Trust arrangements

 

Interests

Adam is an avid football fan and touchline coach for his son’s football team, as well as being interested in politics, current affairs and cinema.

 

Lamb and Holmes Solicitors have offices in Kettering and Corby, Northamptonshire.

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