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Paula Steele has been featured in the Spear’s 500

Published On: 19 September 2023

We are delighted that our Director, Paula Steele, has been featured in the Spear’s 500, a guide to the top private client advisers and service providers for HNW individuals.

She has also been ranked as a top recommended insurance adviser for 2023.

 “We take out significant life insurance programmes for estates to enable them to pay their inheritance tax. Let’s assume that you have an estate. In your estate you’ve got £50 million of assets you’re going to have to pay tax on. That could be pictures or property, because the land will almost certainly be exempt. It’s a £20 million liability that will be triggered on your death. You can give the assets away, or take out insurance that will trigger on your death or the death of your spouse.”


Spear’s 500 – Paula Steele

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