Andrew advises individuals and their families on wills, lasting powers of attorney, Court of Protection work and probate.
Andrew is a solicitor in the wills and probate department at Myers & Co Solicitors, with a diverse skillset on private client matters.
Andrew provides bespoke advice on making a will or probate administration to a wide range of couples and high net worth individuals, executors and trustees. Andrew’s personally tailored approach means he can advise on the implications of trusts and inheritance tax according to your personal circumstances.
Andrew can prepare and register a lasting power of attorney to protect against the difficulties that can arise in dealing with finances or personal decisions if mental capacity is lost.
He also has considerable experience of making applications to the Court of Protection to appoint a deputy on behalf of an individual, concerned relatives, or estate administrators.
Andrew’s key specialisms include:
- Court of Protection
- Disputed will, trust or probate
- Elderly client care
- Inheritance tax planning
- Legacy arrangements
- Living wills
- Loss of mental capacity
- Making a will
- Planning for care costs
- Power of attorney
- Drafting joint wills for a couple to protect their home from a claim from the local authority in respect of care home fees.
- Applying to the Probate Registry to request the appointment of a deputy, where an executor was unable to act to administrate an estate because of lack of mental capacity.
Andrew is proud to be a local and has lived, worked and studied in Stoke-on-Trent and the surrounding area for most of his life.
Before becoming a lawyer, Andrew had a varied work history, including working as a chef and driving an articulated lorry. He even drove a truck as part of an aid convoy to a Romanian Orphanage to provide much needed supplies for sick children.
Andrew studied for his law degree, masters and the Legal Practice Course at Staffordshire University qualifying as a solicitor in 2009.
In his spare time, Andrew enjoys walking in the countryside as often as he can. He also likes a trip to the beach and dining out in the many wonderful local restaurants.
What clients say
Satisfied with all aspects of the service.
Andrew handled the case very well indeed. He was very helpful and I could always speak to him if there were any queries.
Could not have had better service, thank you.
Andrew was extremely patient and understanding with my Mum who suffers from Dementia, nothing was too much trouble.
Thank you for excellent service and sound advice as ever.