Senior Associate Solicitor – Private Client
Amanda advises on all aspects of Private Client work, including wills, trusts and their related documents, mental capacity issues and LPAs, administering estates and giving personal tax planning advice. Also, as a Chartered Tax Adviser, Amanda specialises in complex trustee duty issues, cross border work, offshore trusts and advising Family Businesses.
Senior associate solicitor in private client
Amanda leads Lupton Fawcett’s Business Families advisory team. Amanda is regularly recognised in Chambers for her technical knowledge on trusts and capital taxation.
Amanda is a member of the CIOT’s Private Client (UK) and Private Client (International) technical subcommittees where she has been part of the teams making representations to HMRC on changes to the taxation of vulnerable beneficiaries’ trusts and to the OTS on the recent CGT reviews.
“I am passionate about Private Client work. I love all the complexities of family relationships and go out of my way to avoid disputes. Straightforward and approachable, I am committed to retaining my clients and finding simple solutions to their problems.”
Amanda Simmonds Private Client
“Amanda Simmonds is a senior associate in the private client team. Several sources praise Simmonds’ technical abilities on complex trusts and tax work. One interviewee says she is ‘very knowledgeable and experienced in all aspects of trust and estate planning.’ Another reports that ‘she’s very approachable, knowledgeable and extremely helpful. She responds very quickly, and clients like that.'”
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