Anna Coakes

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I qualified with a BA/LLB University of Newcastle (NSW), College of Law – Diploma of Legal Practice in Sydney (NSW), before being admitted as a solicitor to the Law Society of England and Wales in 2006. I have 15 years post qualification experience and my practice areas include Probate and Administration of Estates, Wills, Inheritance Tax and Trusts. I currently spend 40% of my time working for uncontested probate. I am Member of STEP, a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW and a Solicitor in England and Wales.

Outside of work you can find me cycling, or on muddy dog walks in the country.

What is your most interesting legal experience?

My most curious legal experience was organising the removal of goats from a farm. That was not something I ever expected to have to do as a lawyer!

What is your favourite aspect of work?

My favourite aspect of work is definitely the variety of interesting clients. Hearing their stories is fascinating, as they come from many different backgrounds and have diverse personalities.

Moon Beever, Senior Associate

Rochman Landau LLP, Associate

Field Fisher Warehouse, Tax Department

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The Legal 500 - recommended in 2017 and 2018 for Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate, and described as "sensible and straightforward"; ranked in Legal 500 2019 as highly recommended, and described as "a superb all-round legal adviser providing an excellent service to clients”.

Recognised in Citywealth’s Future Leaders List 2015.

Shortlisted on the 2013 London Super Lawyers Rising Star list.

STEP

Anglo Australasian Lawyers Society

Australian Business London

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7518 0244

Email: annacoakes@gordondadds.com

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