Areas of Expertise
Wills, Trusts, Probate, Tax Planning. Specialist in advising and helping the elderly and disabled plan for their future welfare and care.
Admitted as a solicitor in 2003, Kate previously worked for Downs in Dorking, where she specialised in probate, trust and tax work. She joined Bowles & Co in October 2015.
She is a Member of Solicitors for the Elderly, an independent organisation of solicitors and legal professionals who provide specialist legal advice to older people, their families and carers.
The private client services Kate offers include wills, trusts including disabled person's trusts, Inheritance Tax planning, Lasting Powers of Attorney, probate, letters of administration and Court of Protection matters. Her clients range from younger people wanting to make their wills and ensure they have arranged their affairs as tax-efficiently as possible, to older clients who wish to plan for their long-term care and welfare, or pass wealth to future generations.
She comments: "I have developed a particular interest in assisting the elderly. My role is to gain an understanding of an individual or family's needs and help them structure their affairs accordingly. I also specialise in advising disabled people and their families, helping them to plan for their future care and welfare."
Kate's free time is largely taken up with looking after her three young children, but she still finds time to pursue her love of cooking.If you'd like to discuss any issues you may be facing, you can contact Kate Scott by e-mail KateS@bowlesco.co.uk or call her on 01372 725241.