Jacqueline Leslie

Jacqueline specialises in Wills, inheritance tax planning and the administration of estates, both straight forward and complex. She has many years of experience in the creation, administration and winding up of all types of trust, including personal injury trusts. Jacqueline also prepares financial and welfare powers of attorney for clients and acts for clients in the creation and administration of guardianships.

She is also member of STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), the worldwide professional association for practitioners dealing with family inheritance and succession planning.

Jacqueline is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as specialist in Trust Law.

Contributed to

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Application for confirmation in Scotland—intestate cases
Practice notes

This Practice Note, written by Jacqueline Leslie of Harper Macleod LLP, deals with the procedure for obtaining confirmation in intestate estates, ie where there is no Will, dealing specifically with those aspects which differ from testate estates.

Application for confirmation in Scotland—testate cases
Practice notes

This Practice Note, written by Jacqueline Leslie of Harper Macleod LLP, describes the procedure for obtaining confirmation in Scotland in testate estates in situations both where no inheritance tax (IHT) is payable and where IHT is payable.

Wills in Scotland—overview
Practice notes

This Practice Note written by Jacqueline Leslie of Harper Macleod, summarises the considerations for making a Will in Scotland, and describes the contents of a typical Will and the requirements for executing a Will to ensure that effect is given to its terms.

Other work

Intestacy in Scotland (no spouse)—flowchart

This Flowchart shows the order of succession where a person dies intestate domiciled in Scotland and leaves no surviving spouse or civil partner.

Intestacy in Scotland (surviving spouse)—flowchart

This Flowchart shows the order of succession where a person dies intestate domiciled in Scotland and leaves a surviving spouse or civil partner.

Practice areas

Qualifications

  • LL.B (Hons) Dip.LP TEP

Membership

  • STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)

Panel

  • Scottish Panel

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