02 Feb 2013
Robert joined the firm in 2007 and specialises in wills, powers of attorney and trusts, advising the elderly, tax planning, the provision of executorship services, administering estates, court of protection work and inheritance act claims and will and trust disputes. Robert, a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS), is regarded locally as a formidable opponent in contentious matters and has recently advised on a number of complicated and high value disputes.
Rachel joined Gard & Co. in 1998 and deals with all aspects of Family Law work. She has successfully completed many complex and varied cases over the years to include children matters, divorce and finances, cohabitee disputes/Trusts of Land Act cases, separation, cohabitation and pre-nuptial agreements. In 2012, Rachel attained the high standard required to become a Resolution Accredited Family Law Specialist.
Managing partner, Steven Hudson commented: “Robert and Rachel will continue to play key roles in developing Gard & Co.’s wills & probate and family law teams, which have reputations for excellence in the Plymouth area.” He continued, “With their promotion to partnership, their expertise, enthusiasm, energy and business acumen skills will now bring benefits to the firm as a whole.”