Part of the Legal team at Moore Kingston Smith, Alison Morris has been a private client solicitor for over 18 years, working with families and individuals in the preparation of Wills, obtaining Probate and dealing with the administration of estates, advising on estate and tax planning including lifetime gifts and post death Deeds of Variation, Powers of Attorney, Advance Decisions, issues of capacity and the application of the Mental Capacity Act including Court of Protection applications. Taking an integrated approach, Alison collaborates with the firm’s tax advisers to ensure that clients receive a 360-degree service covering all their tax and legal needs.
Known for building a strong rapport, Alison is valued by clients for her approachable manner and the long-term care and support she provides, alleviating what can often be a stressful time as she patiently guides them through navigating the complexities of the legal system.
Alison has been quoted in the press, including The Times and the Financial Times as well as the Law Society Gazette, and she is an active voice on bereavement, Powers of Attorney, and Court of Protection work, having spoken on these topics at seminars both in house and in the community for local care groups.
Alison is Chair of the T H Russell Charitable Trust, an organisation providing care to the elderly. She is a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) an accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) and a member of the Law Society Private Client Section.