Sarah Higgs

Senior Associate

Private Client

With a unique combination of empathy and technical strength Sarah is able to advise clients across the various disciplines of Private Client practice including wills, estate planning, estate administration, trust creation and administration and lasting powers of attorney.

Sarah has a keen eye for identifying potential inheritance tax saving opportunities and ensures her advice is easily accessible and readily understood. Her personable approach means that clients feel comfortable returning to her time and time again, and feel supported through personal matters which can sometimes be difficult.

Sarah is an affiliate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, a global professional body that helps families to plan their futures by providing qualified experts who understand their clients.

Sarah qualified as a Solicitor in 2017.

Recent articles

Media spotlight

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Controversy surrounds remote Will witnessing amidst rising inheritance disputes

The once lawful practice of remotely witnessing Wills is to be removed due to a surge in contentious inheritance disputes



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Three common scenarios that require registration with the Trust Registration Service (TRS) established by HMRC that you may have missed.



Tax change has a knock-on effect on gifts to charities abroad

Gifts to any charity in the EU or European Economic Area no longer qualify for a relief commonly granted to UK charities