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Professor Lesley King

Professor Lesley King is a former member of the probate and estates committee of STEP, a former member of the Law Society’s wills and equity committee and an honorary member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists and Solicitors for the Elderly. She is a professional development consultant at the University of Law.

Lesley is co-author of Wills, Taxation and Administration: A Practical Guide; A Modern Approach to Wills, Administration and Estate Planning (with Precedents);  A Modern Approach to Lifetime Tax Planning for Private Clients (with Precedents); A Practitioner’s Guide to Wills; Varying the Disposition of an Estate after Death; Wills: A Practical Guide; and editor of The Probate Practitioner’s Handbook.

She is a contributor to the wills and trusts volumes of Halsbury’s Laws, the Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents and The Law and Ethics of Dementia. She writes and lectures extensively on wills, taxation and related matters.


Areas of Expertise

  • Wills and probate

  • Trusts and tax