At Tollers our approach is attentive, sensitive and supportive and our team always have your best interests at heart…

We consult with you closely, keep you fully informed and up to date with developments and any cost implications. You will always know where you stand legally and financially.

Tollers provides expert legal advice to individuals, families and to businesses, on a wide range of complex and sensitive issues, such as;

  • preparation of Wills
  • inheritance tax
  • creation and administration of trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection matters
  • elderly client and residential care issues
  • care home funding
  • bereavement, administration of estates and probate
  • protection of vulnerable adults
  • disputes about Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • personal taxation

Why choose Tollers?

Tollers have one of the leading teams in the region and bring with us over 100 years experience across the team. Although we are a large team spread across the region we work closely together to provide you with the best possible service and to ensure that you benefit from the collective knowledge of our staff. Our staff attend regular training events both internally and externally to ensure that they are fully up to date with the law and best practice.

We offer friendly and practical advice with a sympathetic approach.

Tollers have staff that are members of the following organisations;

  • The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners – a qualification that sets it’s members apart as specialists in their field and requires them to complete additional training and assessments.
  • Solicitors for the Elderly – An organisation that specialises in legal advice to elderly and vulnerable clients and provides additional training to it’s members who must undertake an examination to be granted membership.
  • The Law Society Private Client Section – A branch of the Law Society that keeps its members abreast of developments and best practice in the field.
  • The Notaries Society – in addition to being qualified Solicitors both Barry Rogers and Martin Hill are practicing Notary Publics.

We have wills, trusts and estates solicitors in Kempston, Stevenage, Corby, Milton Keynes, Oakham and Northampton, and  are leaders in experience and knowledge. Our specialists are fully supported by a strong team of administrators that can deal with day to day enquiries and aid in the efficient progress of your matter.

Tollers have offices in Northampton, Milton Keynes, Corby, Kettering, Stevenage, Kempston, Oakham and Uppingham. We also offer home visits for a small additional charge.

When you instruct Tollers you can do so safe in the knowledge that you are choosing a regulated provider, with trained and qualified professionals handling your matter. Tollers has been in the industry for over 140 years, with most of our work coming from recommendations by satisfied clients.

Making A Will
Making a Will need not be complicated or stressful – no matter how complex your financial affairs or family relationships…
Probate And Administration Of Estates
We have a large estates team at Tollers with an enviable reputation and an enormous pool of knowledge and experience to draw on…
Tax And Estate Planning
When planning for the future, tax considerations inevitably play an important role. At Tollers, our experts all have experience dealing with personal taxation queries…
Trusts
Trusts can be created in life, or on death through a Will…
Disputing A Will
There are limited grounds upon which a Will can be set aside…
Lasting Power Of Attorney
A Lasting Power of Attorney is a document that allows you to state your wishes should you become unable to do so yourself…

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Our Wills, Trusts and Estates Experts

Paul Bellière-Wilson
Senior Associate
Paul is a student member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and part qualified in International Trust Management (ITM)...
Layla Qureshi
Solicitor
Layla recently qualified as a solicitor (October 2019) having previously trained in a regional firm...
Rachel Rutt
Probate Manager
Rachel has over 15 years experience in dealing with administering estates and specialises in file auditing, preparation of estate accounts, dealing with tax affairs and distribution of estates...
James Willoughby
Associate
James attended BPP Law School where he studied for a Graduate Diploma in Law...
Victoria Owen
Costs Manager
Victoria Owen has 17 years’ experience dealing with drafting bills of cost, estimates, breakdowns, precedent H+R, N260, conducting negotiations...
Steve Bowers
Will Writer
Steve Joined the Trusts and Estate team at Tollers in 2018. Before this, Steve worked in the Private Clients division of a major bank, where he had worked for the past 32 years...
Sharon Brown
Partner and Head of Trusts & Estates South
Sharon offers free monthly advice clinics at Age Concern Stevenage and Garden House Hospice...
Sarah Horn
Solicitor
Sarah has been a part of the Tollers team since June 2006 and is currently undertaking the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) examinations...
Ruth Markham
Associate Solicitor
Ruth Markham prepares Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney for clients and also deals with the administration of estates on behalf of Executors...
Rebeka Clarke
Trainee Solicitor
Rebeka joined the firm in 2018 and is currently in her second seat practicing Trusts and Estates. She has already completed a seat in the firm’s Dispute Resolution team...
Paul Slater
Paralegal
Paul is responsible for the upkeep of the Quill Wills database of clients...
Nicola Dodman
Senior Wills Trusts and Estates Manager
Nicola joined Tollers in 2004 and now works as a senior manager in Trusts & Estates...
Martin Hill
Equity Partner and Notary Public
Martin Hill is a Notary Public as well as advising on high value estates, Wills, Court of Protection, Powers of Attorney and Trusts...
Kirstie Brownbill
Senior Associate
Kirstie has been with Tollers for over 10 years. She is currently based at our Corby office where she works as a part of the team dealing with Wills, Estates, Trusts and Powers of Attorney...
Julie Yates
Senior Probate Manager
Julie is a fee earner in the Trust and Estates department. Julie has over 17 years of experience in this area.
Jeremy Simmonds
Partner
Jeremy provides Wills and Probate services and Conveyancing to the established and growing client base in Rutland...
Emma Wesley
EVCU Manager
Emma has been a member of our specialist Elderly and Vulnerable Client Unit (“EVCU”) since it was set up in early 2013...
Claire Barratt
Legal Manager
Claire works as part of the team in the Trust & Estates Department. Her main role is to assist the Solicitor’s with the files of clients that have sadly passed away...
Chris Lucas
Senior Associate
Chris is an associate member of Solicitors for the Elderly and a Member of Action on Elder Abuse...
Cathy Eaton
Senior Legal Manager
Cathy Eaton is a senior legal manager with over 24 years’ experience specialising in the preparation of bespoke wills, Administration of Estates...
Barry Rogers
Partner and Head of Trust and Estates
As well as Trusts and Estate work Barry is a Notary Public which is the oldest branch of the legal profession...
Paul Bellière-Wilson
Senior Associate
Layla Qureshi
Solicitor
Rachel Rutt
Probate Manager
James Willoughby
Associate
Victoria Owen
Costs Manager
Steve Bowers
Will Writer
Sharon Brown
Partner and Head of Trusts & Estates South
Sarah Horn
Solicitor
Ruth Markham
Associate Solicitor
Rebeka Clarke
Trainee Solicitor
Paul Slater
Paralegal
Nicola Dodman
Senior Wills Trusts and Estates Manager
Martin Hill
Equity Partner and Notary Public
Kirstie Brownbill
Senior Associate
Julie Yates
Senior Probate Manager
Jeremy Simmonds
Partner
Emma Wesley
EVCU Manager
Claire Barratt
Legal Manager
Chris Lucas
Senior Associate
Cathy Eaton
Senior Legal Manager
Barry Rogers
Partner and Head of Trust and Estates
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