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Sam is a Partner in the Trusts, Wills and Estates unit. Sam deals with all aspects of private client work including wills, tax and succession planning, trust advice and administration of estates. Sam has particular experience advising and dealing with the administration of a multi-million pound grant giving charity.
Sam advises on structures to pass on wealth and businesses in tax efficient and family-appropriate ways, including the use of family investment companies, trusts and LLPs to manage complex assets.
Sam also has experience in dealing with Court of Protection matters including Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney and deputyship applications.
Sam is ranked in the current edition of Chambers High Net Worth guide for Private Wealth Law and the team is ranked Band 1 for York, Hull and Surrounds and also National Leaders (outside London) categories.
Professional Memberships and Associations
Sam is a full member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and regularly attends STEP Yorkshire Branch events.
Ranked in Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2023
Ranked in Legal 500 UK 2024 as a “Next Generation Partner”
Sam chairs Raworths’ social committee, and is a member of the Future Harrogate committee, a networking group which organises events for professionals working in Harrogate and the surrounding area.
Joined Raworths: 2014
Education: Leeds University (LLB Hons), BPP Law School, Leeds (LLM in Legal Practice)
Previous Roles: Gordons LLP, Lyons Davidson
Solicitor: Qualified in 2011
Sam has a great manner with clients and is very collaborative and so quick at picking up things.
“His level of service is second to none, he’s always quick to respond and clearly has a deep knowledge of the law. He is very trustworthy and dedicated.”
Source: Chambers High Net Worth 2022