Statutory legacy raised to £270,000

The Government has recently made changes to the Rules of Intestacy by increasing the statutory legacy from £250,000 to £270,000. Here we answer the three most common questions we’re asked when it comes to spousal inheritance. 1. WHAT IS A STATUTORY LEGACY? When a person dies intestate (i.e. without a will) and has no close […]


Team Feature 5/10: Nicholas Clough

Nicholas Clough joined the team in 2018. He qualified as a solicitor in 1991 beginning his career in Manchester. Four years later he moved to Tameside to head up the family department in a leading firm, before moving to his new position at Price | Slater | Gawne in search of a new challenge. In […]


Team Feature 4/10: Kim Carmyllie

Kim Carmyllie joined the Price Slater Gawne team in 2014. With a BA(Hons) in Business Studies coupled with a strong IT background having worked for numerous law firms in the Manchester area, Kim has masses of experience when it comes to understanding how a leading law firm should operate. Outside of work, Kim is an Explorer […]


Team Feature 3/10: Tom Young

Tom Young qualified in 2014 and joined Price Slater Gawne in April 2018 as a solicitor specialising in Court of Protection cases. Tom’s wealth of experience in Court of Protection, lead to him to being recognised as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in the Legal 500 in 2017, where he was identified as ‘an up-and-coming star in […]


Happy 10th Anniversary To Us!

Today we are officially celebrating our first 10 years in business. Established in 2010, our Altrincham based practice has grown to become one of the most dynamic, forward-thinking law firms in the Greater Manchester area. One of our firm’s founding partners, Victoria Price, said “It only seems like yesterday since we welcomed our first clients. […]


Team Feature 2/10: Laura Bywater

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 […]


Team Feature 1/10: Martin Jackson

Martin Jackson joined the Price Slater Gawne team in 2019. He provides support with ATE claims, Medical Negligence claims and billing of Family cases and Court of Protection work. Outside of work, Martin loves to travel and has previously visited Thailand, where he taught English as a foreign language. If you want to know a […]

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Things To Consider When Planning A Will – Part 2

Last week, in Part 1 of this series, we broached the subject of how important it is to set some time aside to plan what you intend to happen to your assets after your death. An astonishing 60% of adults in the UK die intestate (without having made a will) meaning that their assets are […]

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Things To Consider When Planning A Will – Part 1

When it comes to New Year resolutions, the decision to finally get round to writing a will comes high on many people’s agenda. However, just like many January good intentions, thinking about it and physically doing something about it can be two very different things. The mere thought of death can be understandably terrifying; never […]

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Why Do Victims Of Abuse Remain Silent?

The term ‘abuse’ has many definitions and can take on many forms. In essence, abuse can be summarised as ‘the intentional harm of an adult or child by another person’. Abuse can occur over a period of time but it can also be a one-off occurrence. It can be physical, racial, sexual, emotional or financial. […]