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Edward Rees

Partner . Wills, Trusts & Administration of Estates, Agriculture


Edward's Teams

Agriculture, Wills, Trust & Administration of Estates, Private Client


Profile/Experience

Edward joined Lanyon Bowdler in February 2004 from Shakespeares solicitors, Birmingham and became a partner in May 2008.

Edward attained an MA(Hons) at Edinburgh University, and went on to train with Wannop & Fox in Chichester. He qualified as a solicitor in 2000.

He has 18 years experience of specialising in Wills, tax planning, administration of estates and trusts. He also deals with the full range of Court of Protection work (including Enduring Powers of Attorney and Receivership Applications).

Edward is a partner in the private client department and comments "I enjoy what I do, I really like meeting different people and helping them understand what they need to do to secure their futures and those of their loved ones. I'm always here for a chat if someone wants advice, in fact our whole team are a friendly and approachable bunch."

Legal 500 & Chambers UK Recommendations

Edward is recognised in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500.

The 2019 edition of Chambers UK's HIgh Net Worth Guide ranks Edward in Band 1 for Shrewsbury and surrounds and states: Edward Rees advises on wills, tax planning and trust and estate administration. He also handles a variety of Court of Protection work, including Powers of Attorney. One client says: "He is straightforward, direct and businesslike, but also has a sense of humour. He gives us confidence that our interests are important to him and has dealt with all issues very effectively." Another describes Rees as "approachable and friendly," adding: "He seeks to reassure and to simplify matters."

Client Testimonials

Great, friendly staff - really approachable and professional. Never pushy!

- Fairfield High School, Hereford

Staff are most helpful and understanding

- Mrs Edwards, Oswestry

Natasha Gibbons was very easy to talk to, I felt at ease with her, and she always kept me up to date with the case. She has provided excellent service throughout.

- Mrs C Roberts, Gwynedd

We were kept up to date with progress and probate was compleated within the estimated time

- Mr Edwards, Worcester

Using Lanyon Bowdler twice for two separate issues being completely different. Both were dealt with complete efficient manner, my questions were always answered with honesty and explaination.

- Mr G Martin & Mrs L Rees, Bromsgrove

Client Quotes

Politeness, clarity of information.

- Mr C Pudge, Worcester

I found them straightforward and polite, and a nice receptionist, that helped put me at ease.

- Mr R Francis, Ludlow

Ed Burrell was excellent in every aspect of his support in selling my business. He was friendly and pleasant to deal with yet very professional.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

Very good team across many disciplines.

- Woodland Heritage Ltd, Surrey

Competence and detailed legal knowledge.

- Mr S Martin & Mrs R Martin, Shrewsbury

Latest Case Study

04 Oct 2018

Successful Application for Contract to be Terminated

D was injured in a road traffic collision several years ago and his personal injury claim settled for several million...