Rachel Oaten

t: 01308 427436
Wills, Probate, Trusts, Elderly and Incapacity, Tax Planning, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection

Rachel is a member of the Private Client Team and is based at our Bridport Office.  She specialises in the following work:

Rachel’s work includes Wills, Estate Planning and Estate Administration, Intestacy, Succession and Deeds of Variation. She also deals with Lasting Powers of Attorney, Deputyship Applications, Public Law, and Court of Protection work. Rachel advises on elderly client asset management and care home fee planning. She regularly liaises with Local Authorities with regard to Care Home Fees. Rachel has experience of Trusts to include Discretionary, Life Interest and Charitable Trusts. She acts for parents who are keen to protect their assets for vulnerable child beneficiaries who may be suffering with mental health issues.   Rachel has successfully won NHS Continued Care Funding claims against CCG resulting in a refund of paid care home fees and all on going care costs covered by the NHS. She regularly appeals these types of cases. 

Rachel is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. CILEx and has been a private client fee earner since 2006 and joined Kitson & Trotman in January 2016.

She is Somerset CILEx Branch Communications Officer and regularly organises and attend events.  Rachel’s supervisor is Tracy Scammell, Head of Private Client.  Rachel is pleased to give talks and presentations to local groups.

She lives in South Somerset with her husband.

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Beaminster, Dorset DT8 3AN
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