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Chris Beames


Chris has a number of years of experience in all aspects of private client and residential conveyancing work. He has spoken at various events and given a number of seminars on these topics.

Specialist areas:

  • Wills 
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Trusts
  • Court of Protection 
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • High value residential conveyancing matters
  • Leasehold Enfranchisement


  • Undertaken probate and related estate administration work for many high value cases of £5 million plus dealing with the taxation aspects associated with these matters.
  • Involved in several probate cases with cross border elements and dealing with foreign based layers to co-ordinate the approach to settle the international estate.
  • Dealing with applications to reseal foreign grants of  probate from Canada and Australia.
  • Advising agricultural clients on the implementation of a working farm to the next generation.
  • Various applications to the Court of Protection for deputy appointments, trustee appointments and for statutory Wills.
  • Chris has advised on the creation of complex trusts including those for disabled beneficiaries.
  • Acting as  deputy in a case in the Court of Protection when no family member was available to take on the role.
  • Instructed in several cases for groups of tenants for both lease extensions and acquisition of freehold reversion.
  • Acting for a landlord owning a complex leasehold development requiring section 5 “right of first refusal” notices.
  • Representing tenants in a collective enfranchisement application up to and including to the relevant tribunal.

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