Pamela leads the firm’s Private Client team. She has a wealth of experience in all aspects of private client work, having worked in this area for over 20 years. She has a particular interest in will drafting, estate administration and estate planning, including considering matters relating to Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax. She has expertise in all aspects of Trusts, including lifetime Discretionary Trusts, Trusts in relation to pension and death in service benefits, and Will Trusts.
Pamela is very involved in dealing with matters relating to the administration of an individual’s affairs, particularly involving the implementation of financial and welfare Powers of Attorney.
Pamela is a “Recommended Lawyer” in Personal Tax, Trusts & Executries by The Legal 500. She is also ranked by Chambers in their preeminent High Net Worth Guide recognising her expertise in providing legal advice to individuals with complex and high net worth requirements.
Practice head Pamela Niven is highly experienced in estate planning. A source comments: 'Pamela Niven is practical, compassionate, and always able to find a way forward with the most complex and sensitive private client issues.’
Pamela Niven advises high net worth clients on wills and estate planning and administration. One source comments that "she makes clients feel comfortable and explains things to them in a straightforward way."