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Ailsa Moorhouse, Associate at Penningtons Manches

Ailsa Moorhouse

Senior associate



Ailsa is a senior associate in the private client team in London. She advises on a variety of private client matters including wills, lasting powers of attorney and other mental capacity issues. She also deals with trusts and the administration of estates including applications for grants of probate, post-death variations of estates and the re-sealing of colonial grants.

She is a member of STEP, the world's leading organisation for private wealth professionals, and was awarded STEP Excellence awards for her performance in the Administration of Estates and the Administration of Trusts modules of the STEP Certificate and Diploma in Trusts and Estates, which she sat in order to achieve membership of the society.

Ailsa joined the firm from Dawsons Solicitors in 2011, having qualified as a solicitor in 2009.

Recent work highlights

  • Advising on the administration of a complex and valuable estate upon an intestacy.
  • Crafting complicated bespoke wills for several high net worth individuals.
  • Administering family trusts involving liaising with the trustees, beneficiaries, investment advisers and the trusts’ accountants.

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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