Nick O’Sullivan

Nick O’Sullivan

Partner

DDI: 029 2003 0562

Email: nosullivan@darwingray.com

Nick is a specialist private client solicitor with 15 years of experience dealing with a wide range of matters relating to Wills, Probate/Estate Administration, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and the Court of Protection.

He has particular experience in relation to complex matters, advising clients with significant assets and those with complicated family, financial and business circumstances.

With the best outcome for clients at the forefront of his mind, Nick works with clients on the basis of sensitive and effective communication, ensuring that their needs and those of their loved ones are met.

  • Administering a complex estate with assets in several different countries and which required the establishment of a charity in accordance with the wishes of the deceased

  • Advising on, and completing, a Deed of Variation in relation to an Estate, saving the Estate several hundred thousand pounds in Inheritance Tax

  • Will and Estate Planning for a married couple with significant assets – utilising a lifetime trust and a Will Trust in relation to Business Assets in order to ensure security for their children and future generations and to minimise Inheritance Tax Liability

  • Drafting of a Will to include a Trust for disabled children

  • Application to the Court of Protection for the appointment of Deputies

  • Advising Trustees of their duties under a Trust, including steps they could take to terminate the Trust

  •  Wills (often complex, including Trusts to protect assets from care home fees or dissipation on remarriage of a surviving spouse)

  • Probate/Estate Administration

  • Lasting Powers of Attorney

  • Trusts

  • Court of Protection Applications

Experience

  • Partner, Darwin Gray – 2023 – present

Education

  • University of Liverpool – LLB

  • Cardiff Law School

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