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Kelly Chandler

Kelly Chandler

Associate Solicitor, Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts

Location: Reading, Henley-on-Thames & Wokingham
Qualified as a solicitor: 2014

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Kelly Chandler is an associate solicitor in our leading Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts team and advises clients from our Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Wokingham offices, as well as remotely.

She specialises in the preparation of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs), estate and inheritance tax planning, probate and estate administration and the administration and registration of trusts

Kelly is a member of The Association of Lifetime Lawyers (formerly 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, and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). She is also a committee member of Solicitors for the Elderly (Berkshire). Kelly is recommended in The Legal 500.

Kelly joined Blandy & Blandy in 2020, having previously worked at firms in Marlborough, Newbury and Reading, and became an associate solicitor in 2023.

She studied History at the University of Portsmouth and completed her GDL and LPC at BPP in London.

Examples of recent work

  • Acting for the Executors of a taxable Estate with assets in other jurisdictions.
  • Advising Executors on an Estate to restructure the Will using a Deed of Variation to minimise the family’s exposure to Inheritance Tax.
  • Advising on Wills to incorporate a suitable trust to provide for vulnerable beneficiaries.

Professional Memberships:
Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Accredited Member, The Association of Lifetime Lawyers (formerly Solicitors for the Elderly)
Member, The Law Society

Education:
BPP (London), GDL and LPC
University of Portsmouth, BA (Hons) History

Accreditations & Awards:
Recommended, The Legal 500
Dementia Friend, Alzheimer's Society

What Our Clients Say

“Kelly was a delight to work with, practical, pragmatic and professional. She made the probate journey smooth and drama free which was exactly what we needed.”

Client

“From my very first meeting with Kelly I felt a great sense of understanding and sympathy. I was extremely impressed in how easy Kelly made the whole process for me at a difficult time and for keeping me up to date on how things were progressing.”

Client

“Kelly is helpful and professional, easy to speak to and nothing is too much bother. She explained things in a way I could understand and is a charming and friendly person. Blandy & Blandy is very lucky to have Kelly representing them.”

Client

“This marvellous outcome would not have been possible without your support and guidance.”

Client

“Kelly went over and above her job to deliver and was amazing.”

Client

“I would recommend Kelly and not hesitate to use Kelly again.”

Client

“Kelly was very helpful and it was a pleasure working with her.”

Client

“Kelly has been most helpful and is a credit to you firm.”

Client

“Kelly was excellent in explaining everything to us, so we could understand. And very nice to deal with.”

Client

“A very professional and speedy service. ”

Client

“Kelly handled things smoothly and efficiently from start to finish.”

Client

“Excellent and resolved problems experienced with another firm.”

Client

“Kelly provided a very good service and advice.”

Client

“Kelly was friendly, helpful and gave valuable advice.”

Client

“Everything went like clockwork and was explained so well, thank you.”

Client

“Kelly has been a great help to my mother at a difficult time. Thank you for all your help.”

Client

“Kelly answered our queries with commendable clarity, so that we are comfortable and pleased with the final results.”

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