Caring for the Elderly

Elderly man sitting on bench

Caring for elderly relatives and helping them manage their own affairs is becoming increasingly important to families. Our solicitors work closely with many elderly clients and their relatives who require a specific set of legal services and advice.

Our Services  
  • Asset protection including inheritance tax advice
  • State benefit entitlement
  • Powers of Attorney and guardianship
  • Your home – releasing finance and maintaining independence
  • Advice on paying for care
  • Setting up or changing a will
  • Setting up trust funds
  • ‘The team is very responsive, helpful and efficient. Any time I have had to contact them for any reason, I have always had a swift response. They’re also proactive and I can rely on them to flag up any issues or steps which need to be taken well in advance.’

    Legal 500
  • ‘James Inglis is courteous, efficient, thorough and always very helpful. His approach and client communication skills are of particular importance. He inspires confidence with a steady and considered demeanour and excellent depth of knowledge and experience in conjunction with a very personable manner.’

    Legal 500
  • "Our overall impressions are of a company who are on the way up without losing sight of the personal touch."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "The team is very approachable and flexible. It provides a wide range of expertise and is well integrated, meaning that an inquiry will always be dealt with by the most appropriate person. That gives confidence in the advice being given and also that any initial contact will be appropriately dealt with in a helpful, efficient and professional manner."

    Legal 500
  • "They are very professional and organised. Everyone was friendly and accommodating, and they knew what they were doing."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Extremely professional team that works together to provide good client outcomes. Highly knowledgeable and very client-focused."

    Legal 500
  • "The team is very approachable and with a wealth of experience in their field. They are approachable and are quick to establish good working relationships with their clients."

    Legal 500
  • "Exceptional technical knowledge and client service - undoubtedly and easily one of the best firms I work with."

    Legal 500
  • "The firm goes the extra mile to ensure quality outcomes for clients."

    Legal 500
  • "Good, stable team"

    Chambers High Net Worth
  • "Exceptional service; nothing goes unanswered, it's a quick turnaround and they have an exceptional understanding of private client needs. They have a good knack of explaining to clients in non-legalese what their options are."

    Chambers High Net Worth
  • "Excellent strength in depth."

    Legal 500
  • "Very switched-on and conscientious."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "It's all been very smooth - I am happy working with them."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Their effort and response times are first-class, never been found wanting."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "She runs a very solid ship at MacRoberts."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Really experienced and a good private client lawyer."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession

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