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Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Senior Solicitor, Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts

Location: Reading
Qualified as a solicitor: 2008

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Andrew Smith is a senior solicitor in our leading Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts team.

He specialises in the preparation of wills, estate administration, inheritance tax planning and drafting lasting powers of attorney (LPAs). Andrew also advises on elderly client and Court of Protection matters.

Andrew joined Blandy & Blandy from another leading regional firm in 2021, having also worked at firms in south-west London and Surrey. Prior to that, he spent 14 years in financial services.

Andrew is a trained Dementia Friend, an Alzheimer's Society initiative, and a member of Solicitors for the Elderly, an independent, national organisation of lawyers (solicitors, barristers and legal executives) who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.

He studied History and Politics at the University of Lancaster and completed the GDL and LPC at the College of Law in Guildford.

How I Can Help You

  • Wills and estate/Inheritance Tax (IHT) planning
  • Trust administration
  • Probate and estate administration for taxable and non-taxable estates
  • Powers of Attorney (LPAs and EPAs)
  • Court of Protection

Professional Memberships:
Member, Solicitors for the Elderly
Member, The Law Society

Education:
College of Law (Guildford), GDL and LPC
University of Lancaster, BA (Hons) History and Politics

Accreditations & Awards:
Dementia Friend, Alzheimer's Society