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Simon Lofthouse

Head of Private Client

Professional Background

Simon joined Corbett Le Quesne in March 2021 as Head of Private Client. Prior to that he worked at Ogier and Stone King LLP in Bath and London specialising in cross border estate planning, tax and estate administration.

Simon is a trusted adviser to his clients and has considerable experience helping individuals and families with their estate and inter-generational succession planning, making good use of his specialist knowledge. Simon has a down to earth approach and strives to provide clients with peace of mind through clear advice and pragmatic solutions.

As well as specialising in Wills and Probate and Lasting Powers of Attorney, Simon routinely acts for foreign lawyers, trust companies and charities. He also provides professional training in respect of cross border estate planning, probate and estate administration and mental capacity.

He has written several articles and featured on Radio 4 in a report focusing on the EU Succession Regulation and the complexity of private international law when dealing with the succession of assets situate in the EU by a non-resident.

Professional Qualifications

Simon qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2012.

Simon attended Northumbria University and obtained LLB (Hons) 2:1

Simon holds the STEP Advanced Certificate in Cross Border Estates qualification. and received a STEP Worldwide Excellence Award and a special CLT International Exceptional Performance Award having received the highest mark ever in any STEP examination anywhere in the world.

Simon is a member of the European Association of Private International Law (EAPIL).


You can get in touch with Simon by e-mailing simon.lofthouse@corbettlequesne.com or by calling 00 44 1534 733030.