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Talk to Kate Godber
Partner and Head of Trusts & Estates North

Kate Godber

Partner and Head of Trusts & Estates North

Areas of Specialism: Wills, Trust Creation and Administration, Inheritance Tax and Estate planning, Estate administration, Personal tax advice, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection

Kate qualified as a Solicitor in 2007 and as a Chartered Tax Adviser in 2012. Kate joined Tollers in October 2021.

Kate advises individuals and families, a number of whom are longstanding clients, on Estate planning, Wills, Trust requirements, Estate Administration, Personal tax and Lasting Powers of Attorney.  She particularly enjoys understanding clients’ requirements with regard to their estate and tax planning.

She aims to provide clear bespoke advice and proactive solutions to any issues that arise during discussions.

  • Areas of Expertise:
    • Wills
    • Estate planning
    • Administration of estates including those with complex tax issues or foreign assets
    • Deeds of Variation
    • Trust advice, implementation and administration
    • Elderly and Vulnerable client matters such as Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection applications.
  • Types of Client:
    • Private individuals and families
    • Independent Financial Advisors
    • Accountants
    • Business owners
    • Other solicitors
    • Trustees
    • Land Owners
  • Professional Memberships and Accreditations:

    Kate is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT).

  • Outside Appointments:

    Kate has been a Trustee of Voluntary Action South Leicestershire (VASL) for a number of years where she plays an active role on the Board of Trustees.

Outside of the office, Kate has two children who keep her busy.  When there is spare time, she likes to swim, read and travel.

Kate is available to meet at the following offices: Corby Office

What Our Clients Say About Kate
We have used Tollers LLP for very many years and are always very satisfied with the service provided.
Mr A Robbs
What Our Clients Say About Kate
Kate was very knowledgeable and professional. Excellent service and advice. Would highly recommend.
Mrs Sylvia Jean Bird
What Our Clients Say About Kate
My wife and I were impressed by the professionalism and guidance offered in updating our Wills. We were supported throughout the process and kept fully informed of the progress and what was required of us in a warm but professional manner.
Mr & Mrs Kerrou
What Our Clients Say About Kate
I have been a client of Tollers since 1976. They have dealt with house purchases and sales plus 3 previous probates, I have to say that my husband’s probate seemed to take a long time even though we were out of COVID restrictions. My grandmothers Will was particularly troublesome but did not take so long. Alison Taylor was always helpful and did her best to get things moving.
Ann Maureen Allen
What Our Clients Say About Kate
Great Service, approachable & friendly.
Miss C.K.C

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