Louise Long
Partner – Head of Private Client Advisory
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Louise joined Birketts in 2011 and is a Partner who heads up the Private Client Advisory Team. She is based in our Ipswich office.

Louise specialises in the administration of estates and has extensive experience of dealing with multi-million pound estates with complex family and tax issues involving negotiations with HMRC and family members. Louise also specialises in the preparation of wills, trusts and inheritance tax planning and has more than 25 years’ experiences in this area. Louise has an increasing number of clients in the region including other professionals, landowners and business owners. She also has a number of clients in London who want the expertise and personal service they are unable to always find in London. She is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

As well as being a solicitor Louise has been a qualified Notary Public for twenty years. This means that she is an internationally recognised lawyer who deals with the certification and authentication of documents for use anywhere in the world.

Louise qualified as a Solicitor in October 1991 and is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Louise is recommended and named as a ‘Leading Individual’ by Legal 500 [UK 2022]. An earlier edition notes that “clients always speak highly of Louise Long. It is always a great relief when you find out that Louise is a client’s solicitor”.

Louise is ranked and recommended by Chambers HNW [UK 2022].  This edition notes she is “very good at handling clients”.

A wealth professional notes in the previous edition: “She is very good with clients. She is calm and reassuring.”

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Clients always speak highly of Louise Long. It is always a great relief when you find out that Louise is a client’s solicitor.

Legal 500 [UK 2020]