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Ashfords LLP appoints new Partner in Private Client Team

Leading law firm, Ashfords LLP, is delighted to announce the appointment of Kirstin Cook as a Partner in the firm’s Trusts & Estates Team, in its Taunton office. Previously Head of the UK Tax, Wealth Planning and Succession Team at Foot Anstey LLP, Kirstin’s appointment strengthens the firm’s private client offering.

Kirstin has over 20 years’ extensive experience in advising clients on wills, trusts, estate administration, tax planning and in providing elderly client advice. She has acted for a diverse range of clients including private individuals, business owners and farmers.

Kirstin joined Foot Anstey from a large commercial firm in the North-East of England where she was Partner and Head of Department. She is also a member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Stuart Mathews, Partner and Head of Taunton at Ashfords LLP commented: “I am pleased to welcome Kirstin to the Taunton office, this is a great opportunity to expand our Private Client team within Taunton and I look forward to working with Kirstin going forward.” 

Michael Alden, Partner and Head of the Private Client division at Ashfords LLP commented: “Kirstin’s appointment is a significant opportunity for our Private Client and Trust & Estates team in the Taunton area. We are delighted to welcome Kirstin and I look forward to seeing her strengthen our Private Client offering.”

Kirstin Cook said: I am absolutely delighted to be appointed as a Partner and look forward to working with the Private Client team and expanding our reach in the Taunton area.” 

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