Private Client

Asserson Law Offices has an established reputation as the destination for both for Israeli residents and ex-pats looking for legal input into their UK personal matters. In particular, our lawyers have experience in advising on:

  • Wills and Probate: our lawyers have experience in preparing wills and advising on their validity and effectiveness. We will also guide you through the probate procedures which apply in the event that the deceased dies either testate or intestate and on associated private international law issues.
  • Residential conveyancing: our team can advise you on sales and purchases of residential property in the UK and assist you on your finance and mortgage arrangements. We will prepare or review tenancy arrangements and advise you on your enfranchisement rights. We will also prepare ancillary documents such as trust deeds to govern the future joint ownership of properties.

Examples of recent matters include:

  • Preparation of Inheritance Tax returns and applications to the Probate Registry in the UK for letters of administration to the estates of Israeli nationals leaving assets in the UK
  • Providing an expert opinion for one of Israel’s largest law firms on Mandate English property law in a leading case involving ownership of land in Israel
  • Acting on the enfranchisement of a lease of a high value apartment in central London
  • Preparation of legal opinions for use in Israeli court proceedings on the distribution of the estates of Israeli/foreign nationals who died leaving assets both in Israel and abroad.
  • Preparation of an opinion for use by the Israeli Ministry of Justice on the validity in English law of the will of an Israeli national who was domiciled in the UK at the date of his death.
  • Acting for clients residing around the globe in purchases and sales of houses and apartments located in the UK both for owner occupation and buy to let.
  • Preparation of a trust to govern the future ownership and occupation of a family property
  • Preparation of a will for an Israeli ex-pat to deal with specific property

For more information please contact Norman Cohen or David Prais