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Alex is an associate in the private client team, and specialises in lifetime planning and estate administration. Her clients include families with assets located in multiple jurisdictions, and executors administering such assets.

She is a member of STEP, the world’s leading organisation for private wealth professionals, having completed the STEP diploma with distinction. As part of the qualification, Alex achieved a distinction in the Advanced Certificate in Cross Border Estates.

Alex qualified as a solicitor in 2020 after training at the firm. She has previously worked in Spain and is a fluent Spanish speaker. She is also learning Greek.

Recent work highlights

  • Advising high net worth individuals on estate planning, including the preparation of wills and powers of attorney.
  • Dealing with complex estates including the administration of an estate with substantial assets both in the UK and in an overseas jurisdiction, and estates with multiple beneficiaries.
  • Advising the executors of estates where the deceased was domiciled outside the UK and on the resealing of a foreign grant.
  • Preparing and registering lasting powers of attorney, both for financial affairs and health and welfare.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 419867.

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