Angus Hunter Smart
Telephone: 0113 204 5730
Department: Probate, Trusts & Estate Planning
Areas of practice:
Angus specialises in advising farmers and landowners on succession planning, tax planning and long-term asset protection, with a particular focus on maximising business and agricultural property relief for inheritance tax. He also advises on the tax implications of owning heritage property and is often involved with complex trust reorganisations and estate partitions.
Within this work, Angus covers capital tax planning in all its forms, as well as wills, trusts, powers of attorney and farm/estate partnership agreements.
Angus sits on the Country Land and Business Association’s (CLA) national tax committee and carbon sub-committee, and is a recently retired trustee of the York Minster Fund and the Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust. He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the CLA (whose regional AGMs he regularly speaks at), and the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust.
'Very good private client lawyers, especially for landed estates, where they have a tremendous depth of expertise and experience.'
(Chambers & Partners)
'very well known in landed estates work.'
(Chambers and Partners HNW Guide 2021)
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
Named in Private Client Practitioner Top 35 Under 35 in 2011