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NINO CUFFARO

Wills, Trust and Probate Lawyer


Putting Life Back Into Death

 

ABOUT ME

My Story

I had a rather unusual journey into law, but one which helped to mould the specialist legal areas I advise on today. I started my working life training to become an Accountant, before opening a financial services company in structured lending solutions.


I have however, always had a passion for the law and so I went back to university in 2004, obtaining my LLB (Hons) Law Degree in 2009.

I offer legal services in Wills, Trusts, Probate, Estate Planning to mitigate Inheritance Tax


I specialise in:

Wills

Lasting Power of Attorney (Property and Financial Affairs) 

Lasting Power (Health and Welfare) ("Living Wills")

Probate

Inheritance Tax and Estate Planning

Deputyships

NHS Care Fees Challenges

 

MY EXPERIENCE

HEAD OF WILLS AND PROBATE - PENN CHAMBERS SOLICITORS

As head of Wills and Probate, I advise mid to high net worth clients on Inheritance Tax Planning, Asset Protection, Probate and safeguarding against abuse as a result of impaired cognitive function through Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyship Applications.

CARE SECTOR - SENIOR MANAGEMENT


Consultant - New Century Care

2017 - 2017

Director - TLC Group

2015 - 2016

Senior Director - Sunrise Senior Living and Gracewell Healthcare

2011 - 2015

OTHER PROFESSIONAL

Director (CeMap) - Mortgage Finance Corporation

1998 - 2006

Financial Controller (Part Qualified Accountant) - Various Accountancy Practices

1990 - 1998

 

EDUCATION

2004 - 2009

LLB(Hons) - Law

1998 - 2000

CeMap Qualification

1990 - 1994

Part Qualified ACCA Accountant

 

MY SKILLS

What I Do

WILLS

From simple Wills to very complex Wills requiring significant estate planning and tax mitigation advice

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LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY (PROPERTY AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS)

Making provision for you to choose someone to manage your finances and/or property should you become incapable  of doing so yourself on your behalf

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LASTING POWER (HEALTH AND WELFARE) ("LIVING WILLS")

Making specific arrangements for specified loved ones make health and welfare decisions on your behalf should you become incapable of doing so yourself.

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PROBATE

Applying for probate, calling in all the assets, paying all the liabilities (including any Inheritance or other tax) and then distributing the remainder to those entitled.

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INHERITANCE TAX AND ESTATE PLANNING

As far as is legally and sensibly possible,  mitigating the incidence of lifetime and on death taxes before death and in the distribution of an estate post death where ever possible.

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DEPUTYSHIPS

Assisting you to apply to become a Deputy when a loved one has lost mental capacity but did not make a Lasting Power before losing that capacity.

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NHS CARE FEES CHALLENGES

Challenging decisions of the local authority/NHS when they refuse to provide care for a loved one who may have lost the ability to care for themselves.

Doctor and Patient
 

"There was no one near to confuse me, so I was forced to become original"

Joseph Haydn

 

LET’S CONNECT

13 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HE, UK

0207 183 1485

 
 

0207 183 1485

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