Alana is private client solicitor and a Partner at Hart Jackson & Sons.
As a Partner and head of the private client team, Alana has a wealth of experience. Alana works with clients mostly from the local area and from all levels of the financial spectrum.
Alana has detailed experience of trusts and estates matters covering all aspects of administration, from straightforward estates through to complex estates with a foreign element, or business or agricultural property. In particular, she deals with taxable estates and is regularly involved with negotiations with HM Revenue and Customs.
Alana specialises in trust work and her experience includes drafting, establishing and managing a broad range of lifetime trusts, and of Will trusts, including the appropriate tax planning advice. Alana is appointed as a trustee on many of the trusts that she manages.
Alana is also experienced in lasting powers of attorney, and working with elderly clients in relation to their affairs. She has also advised in relation to deputyship applications, and other Court of Protection applications.
Alana prides herself on providing a sensitive, professional and supportive service to her clients.
Alana was a trainee with the firm and qualified as a Solicitor in 2010. Alana has also qualified as a Higher Court Advocate in Civil proceedings and has worked for Greater Manchester Police, before returning to work at Hart Jackson & Sons.
In her spare time Alana enjoys martial arts and has a black belt in Karate.
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