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Lisa Schiel

Managing Associate

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Lisa is a Managing Associate in the Trusts, Estates and Tax team based in the Oxford office.

Lisa acts for a range of clients including individuals, executors, trustees, charities and local authorities. She advises on the administration of high value and complex estates (which often involve a cross-border element or unusual grant applications), wills, trusts, succession planning and powers of attorney.

Lisa qualified as a solicitor in 2013 and joined Freeths in November 2020. She is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

In June 2023, Lisa completed an advanced STEP certificate in administering cross-border estates, receiving a merit.

Legal Services

Probate Application Solicitors

Recent Work

  • Administering high net worth estates, including those with agricultural and business property, and advising in relation to tax mitigation measures and reliefs available
  • Administering estates where there is a cross-border element including where the deceased was domiciled abroad, there is a foreign will or foreign assets and resealing foreign grants
  • Unusual grant applications including attorney grants, interim grants, applications to prove copy wills and applications to pass over prior claims to a grant
  • Advising individual clients on wealth preservation and family succession through estate and tax planning using wills which incorporate trust structures
  • Advising on the role of lifetime trusts in estate planning
  • Advising clients on the creation of personal injury trusts
  • Preparing lasting powers of attorney and registering them with the Office of the Public Guardian



To contact Lisa or for more information…

Call: 0186 578 1079
Mobile: 0797 387 5523
Or email: Send an email



Full member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

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