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

  • 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)

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 – 2017
Recommended Lawyer in Agriculture & Estates and Personal Tax, Trust & Probate

News & Insights

"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

"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

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."


Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2018