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Profile

Gail offers practical experience and advice to clients who need help arranging their inheritance and estate planning affairs. She advises on Wills, probate, inheritance tax, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection issues, acting as an attorney and deputy for clients when needed. She has particular experience in advising farming clients on succession planning and is also a member of the team advising elderly and vulnerable clients. Before qualifying as a solicitor Gail spent 20 years working for fine art valuers and auctioneer, having graduated from the Courtauld Institute London University in History of Art and Architecture.

If Gail is unavailable please contact, Eleanor Atherton, 01732 375358, e.atherton@warners.law

Experience

  • Administering an estate valued for probate at £4 million and setting up a trust within the Will
  • Running a complex deputyship for a client wholly dependent on me for looking after his affairs
  • Advising husband and wife business owners on how to structure their estates over £5 million in a tax efficient manner

Recognition & Memberships

  • Full Member of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Member of STEP Mental Capacity Special Interest Group
  • Member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE)

Legal 500 – 2021 – Recommended Lawyer
Warners Solicitors offer clients expertise in a range of areas of private client work. They handled matters ranging from deeds of variation to Court of Protection matters, to the creation of deeds of advancement. Gail Hall specialises in wills and  assisting vulnerable clients.

Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2020
Gail Hall is recognised for her expertise with farming clients. She assists with a wide of inheritance and estate planning issues. Sources describe her as “committed and enthusiastic.” 

Legal 500 – 2020 – Recommended Lawyer
The team at Warners Solicitors offers a comprehensive range of specialisms; estate planning, tax, trust creation and administration and elderly client services. The team attracts high-net-worth clients, owners of landed estates and clients in agriculture. It also tends to clients with capacity issues.

Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2019
Gail Hall concentrates on wills, tax planning and trust and estate administration matters, and also provides succession planning advice to farming clients. Her practice includes assisting with Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection applications. “I’ve found Gail to be extremely professional, kind and compassionate,” states an interviewee.

Legal 500 – 2019 – Recommended Lawyer
The ‘excellent’ team at Warners Solicitors provides a comprehensive private client service encompassing estate planning, tax planning, the creation and administration of trusts, and power of attorney and Court of Protection matters. In addition to acting for high-net-worth individuals and families, the team includes specialists who can assist elderly and vulnerable people, including with obtaining deputyship orders.  Gail Hall has broad private client expertise and is noted for ‘having an extremely good way of dealing with clients and providing advice in a way that is clear and understandable’.

Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2018
Gail Hall is a well-regarded practitioner, who handles trust and estate administration, Lasting Powers of Attorney, wills and tax and succession planning. “Obviously she’s knowledgeable for a start, but she’s also a very good communicator,” reports an interviewee; “she tries to put things across in as simple a fashion as possible. If we’re in a meeting where technical issues come up, she is quite adept at explaining things in a way that everyone can understand.”

Legal 500 – 2018 – Recommended Lawyer
Recommended Lawyer in Agriculture & Estates and Personal Tax, Trust & Probate

News & Insights

We have used Warners for many years and will continue to use them. Recently Gail Hall helped us with a complicated issue which she gave a lot of thought to so as to produce the best outcome. Very reasonable cost as well. Extremely impressed, excellent service.


Derek F

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the kind and gentle way you explained and dealt with all this with us as a family. It has made the process much easier, especially for my parents."  


Mrs T

"Having experienced the problems a bad Will can cause, I would strongly recommend to everyone, to see Mrs Hall and make a properly drafted Will, it certainly convinced me and my wife to do so. We were surprised at how easy she made it for us."  


Mr C