Maggie is a Partner at W H Matthews & Co's Sutton office and Head of the Private Client Department. She qualified as a Solicitor in Ireland in 1992 having graduated from University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Civil Law degree. She also holds a Diploma in European Law from University College Dublin. Maggie was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales in 1999 and joined W H Matthews & Co's Private Client Department in 2000.
Maggie advises on a broad range of Private Client work, including Personal Estate and Tax planning, Wills, Probate, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives and Court of Protection matters.
She has considerable experience in advising Executors, Trustees and Beneficiaries on all legal and tax issues arising in the Administration of Estates and Trusts, including those with a foreign element.
Maggie also has significant experience in Court of Protection matters including the appointment of Deputies, Statutory Will applications and Appointment of Trustees.
She is a full professional member of Solicitors for the Elderly, a member of the Law Society Private Client Section and an affiliate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). She holds the STEP Advanced Certificate in Will Preparation (England and Wales).