Chris Hall heads up the private client practice

Specialties

Chris has worked for over ten years as a private client solicitor. His aim to provide practical and good value legal solutions based on an up to date knowledge of the Law.

  • tax planning

  • onshore and offshore structuring

  • wills and probate

  • lasting powers of attorney

  • mental health law

  • advice on care funding

Accolades  Chris is a full member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP), a qualification recognising his competence and experience in the field. He is also recommended in The Legal 500.

Education  Chris read History at University College, London, and studied Law at the College of Law.

Career  Before setting up his own practice in 2018, Chris led departments at various City law firms, including Vardags, a West End firm and also qualified as a Cayman Lawyer after working for an international firm on the islands. Chris has over fifteen years of experience advising clients both in England and internationally on succession planning and wealth preservation. He has particular expertise in wills and trusts, probate (including contested probate), Inheritance Act claims and Court of Protection work. Chris also specialises in tax planning, onshore and offshore structuring, lasting powers of attorney and mental health law.

Languages  French

Personal  In his spare time, Chris coaches and competes in rowing both offshore (having rowed across the Atlantic for charity) and onshore.

Chris can be reached on his email account: chris@thebalancehouse.co.uk  or by clicking here