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Nigel Roots

Consultant | London | Oxford | Bristol | Birmingham | Milton Keynes

"Nigel Roots is extremely experienced and knowledgeable in trust matters. He has a relaxed and easy style which I am sure inspires confidence in clients who can feel (rightly) that their affairs are being handled well."
The Legal 500, 2022

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About Nigel

Nigel has been a specialist trust and estate practitioner for over 30 years. He has experience of estate administrations of all sizes and complexities, both domestic and international. This covers tax and trust planning, trust management and modification both onshore and offshore, complex estate administrations, literary estates, heritage property, charity issues and court of protection issues. These include disputed, high value and multi asset estates.

He acts as a Court appointed independent administrator and Judicial Trustee in disputed trust and probate matters. He also lectures widely on tax and trust matters

Nigel is listed as a Recommended Lawyer and recognised as a Leading Individual in Charities & Not-for-profit as well as for personal tax, trusts and probate by the Legal 500 (2024 edition).

The Chambers & Partners (2023 edition) listed Nigel as a Leading Individual and he's recognised in the Chambers High Net Worth Ranking (2023 edition).

A barrister says: "Nigel is great. He's knowledgeable, personable and really technical. I would thoroughly recommend him."

Chambers & Partners HNW, 2022.


  • Institute of Legacy Management & Charity Law Association
  • Land Trusts Association
  • Law Society
  • Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners

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  • “Nigel Roots advises on a full range of private client matters, often with cross-border elements. His expertise lies in complex trusts, where he is...

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  • “Nigel Roots maintains a varied private client practice and commands respect from both clients and competitors. He routinely advises business owner...

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