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Dagmara Kulczykowska is a member of STEP, which is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning.
STEP members are known as TEPs, which stands for Trust and Estate Practitioner – the designation given to full members of STEP. As TEPs, they have a combination of relevant qualifications and experience – including significant involvement at a specialist level with inheritance and succession planning.
What do STEP members do?
As specialists in inheritance and succession planning, we can:
- Draft wills and trusts
- Administer estates
- Act as trustees
- Advise families on how best to structure their finances, to ensure compliance and preserve their assets for future generations
Here are just a few examples of areas in which STEP members can advise:
- Providing for someone following their partner’s death, while protecting the interests of their children
- Ensuring elderly or vulnerable relatives are cared for and supported
- Helping families to be compliant with the laws and tax rules of different countries, when their interests are spread across the world
- Ensuring that a family business will pass safely from one generation to another
- Helping clients to support charitable causes in an effective way
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The Private Client Services Team
Dagmara Kulczykowska Partner
Private Client Services 01908 689341Dagmara is Head of the Department and has many years of experience in all aspects of private client work. Dagmara’s strengths are working with families on very sensitive and emotive matters, providing them with specialist legal advice. She ensures clients are supported but also advised clearly and comprehensively on the legal issue(s) at hand so that they can make an informed decision.
Amye Aris Solicitor
Private Client Services 01908 689317Amye is part of the Private Client Services Team and advises on all aspects of Private Client work in a range of matters relating to the administration of estates, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyship applications. Amye also has residential property experience.
Karen Ward Senior Private Client Executive
Private Client Services 01908 689374Karen is a Senior Private Client Executive and Fellow of the Institute of Paralegals. Karen joined Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors in October 2018 having worked in the Private Client sector since 1997 for solicitors and banking institutions.