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About Sarah Conner

Sarah Conner is a Partner at Hodge Jones & Allen and a highly experienced Solicitor in Private Client Law qualifying as a Solicitor in 2003. Since then she has specialised in all areas of Private Client offering advice on Probate, Wills, Estate Planning, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Deeds of Variation, Declarations of Trust and gifting.

Prior to joining Hodge Jones & Allen Sarah worked in London and leading regional firms as a Head of Department and Senior Solicitor and has a wealth of experience administering estates of all values and complex intestacies.

Sarah has exemplary communication skills when it comes to explaining technical or procedural matters to clients in plain terms which they can understand. Sarah is particularly mindful to progress matters with compassion and empathy at what can be a difficult time for individuals and families.

Sarah acts for clients from a variety of different backgrounds including the elderly, young families, academics, business owners, land owners and high net worth individuals advising them on the issues surrounding successfully planning for their futures to ensure their accumulated assets / wealth passes efficiently on death to individuals or charities of their choice. She offers advice on succession matters and estate planning dealing with the complex task of deciding how best to provide for the next generation in a sensitive and tax efficient manner.

Sarah works closely with colleagues and IFA’s /Accountants and other trusted advisors to provide ideal solutions for her clients and their families. Sarah is experienced in advising individuals recently diagnosed with the onset of dementia / terminal illness in providing clarity and reassurance in putting together a strategy to ensure that their lifetime affairs are in order and will be dealt with properly for their future care and the financial security of their loved ones. Sarah is very experienced acting for attorneys, executors and beneficiaries.

Sarah has advised on the administration of HNW trusts/ charitable trusts and also the creation and administration of trusts for the protection of vulnerable beneficiaries as well as Attorneys acting under a lasting power of Attorney.

Sarah specialises in all Private Client matters including:

  • Administration of estates (probate)
  • Will drafting
  • Inheritance tax advice
  • Drafting, registration and administration of Lasting Powers of Attorney for property and finances and health and welfare matters
  • Trust planning, drafting and administration
  • Succession planning
  • Elderly client matters
  • Declarations of Trusts

Client Comments

  • “I contacted Hodge, Jones and Allen when the time had come to make my will. I have known of the firm for many years and knew they were respected. I was very satisfied with the Service I received. Sarah immediately put me at ease. She was kind, competent and professional. She explained everything carefully in accessible language. Also understood and responded to my questions. The overall experience reduced the inevitable stress and anxiety of making a Will.”
  • “A pleasure! Sarah was most helpful and gave clear advice and guidance. I can recommend. Superb, no complaints at all.”
  • “My lawyer [Sarah Conner] was very knowledgeable and explained some technical aspects of trusts, inheritance and Power of Attorney, which helped me to have a clear understanding of the process.”
  • “Excellent Service. Sarah has been amazing to deal with when handling my late aunties estate. She was helpful, answering my many questions and made a stressful time easier to process. I highly recommend Sarah.Wise and calm advice at a difficult time.”
  • “Sarah’s advice and guidance over my father’s Will and then Estate and Probate was terrifically helpful at a time when it can feel the worlds bureaucracy is conspiring against you. Sarah was a calm voice in a storm. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her.”
  • “Fantastic help when needed most Sarah Conner acted for me in preparing an LPA. I had just gone into a nursing home and she came to see me and sorted everything out so my chosen attorneys could help me as I was finding everything too much to deal with. Thank you –wonderful help when needed most.”
  • “Impressive, Excellent Service, First Class
    Very good listener. Explained Wills in terms very understandable to a regular person. IHT advice. Very personable.”
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