Sarah Horton

Director, LL.B (Hons), TEP
Head of Private Client at Johnson & Gaunt


Sarah joined the firm in January 2011 as Head of Department, having qualified in 2008 and specialised in Wills, Probate & Powers of Attorney since then. Sarah also qualified as a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) in October 2014. As a member of STEP, Sarah is required to adhere to the STEP Code for Will Preparation in England & Wales in relation to the preparation of Wills. 

Sarah’s areas of practice within the Wills & Probate department include the following:-

  • Simple and complex Will drafting;
  • Estate administration and distribution, including inheritance tax calculations;
  • Intestacy administration;
  • Trust creation, administration and distribution;
  • Advice on all aspects of Probate related UK taxation and reliefs;
  • Lasting Power of Attorney advice, completion and registrations and
  • Court of Protection Deputy applications

 Sarah is especially proud of the elderly client skills she has developed, including communication, diplomacy and empathy. As a result, home visits are a regular part of her day and an aspect of work that she enjoys.

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