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Allyson Gilchrist


Allyson Gilchrist

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Allyson specialises in the preparation of tax efficient Wills and advises clients on lifetime inheritance tax planning.  She also advises on the creation and administration of Trusts, Trust accounting and also deals with all aspects of powers of attorney.  Allyson has extensive experience in managing the administration of estates on death, with an emphasis on complex, high net worth estates and has a particular interest in complex inheritance tax matters.

Allyson is a Tutor on the Foundation Course and both the Core and Advanced Private Client Courses of the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice at Strathclyde University Law School.

Allyson, who is proficient in German and spent a year in Germany studying German Law at Bayreuth University, also coordinates the Germany country desk, part of Harper Macleod's international offering.

Qualifications: LLB with German (Hons) Dip LP NP
Qualified: 2008
Joined the firm: 2014

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