Laura Bywater joined the Price | Slater | Gawne team in 2019 as Head of Wills, Trusts and Probate.
Laura has specialist expertise in inheritance tax and capital gains tax planning, asset protection, complex wills, the creation and administration of trusts, the administration of estates and post-death deeds of variation.
She acts extensively for individuals and families of high net worth, as well as families who are concerned about long-term care fees.
Laura is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP); a professional body focused on assisting people with their future planning requirements. She also lectures frequently to groups of professionals on a wide range of private wealth matters.
Outside of work, Laura loves to travel. She spends her holidays visiting new countries and experiencing different cultures with her family.
Below you can find out a little bit more about Laura …
|Job Title||Head of Private Client – Wills, Trusts & Probate|
|Joined the team in||November 2019|
|What does your role entail?||Assisting clients in all matters of estate planning including simple and complex wills, lifetime trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney, gift advice and estate administration|
|What do you like about working at PSG?||Everyone is very friendly and approachable|
|What did you want to do when you were growing up?||I wanted to be in the Royal Navy|
|If you could only have three apps on your smartphone, which would you pick?||Wunderlist, Skyscanner and Rightmove|
|If you could change anything about your area of work, what would it be?||I would delete the unnecessarily complex residence nil rate band legislation and introduce a much simpler, increased nil rate band amount|
|What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?||I am from Wales (but with no Welsh accent whatsoever!)|