Reiss was educated at Bishop Vesey Grammar School, Sutton Coldfield. Then after reading Law at Aberystwyth University, Reiss completed his Legal Practice Course at Birmingham City University.
Based at our Sutton Coldfield office, Reiss is a member of the Wills, Tax and Probate Department and has broad range of experience of all types of Private Client matters. Reiss has dealt with the administration of and obtained the Grant of Probate for, numerous Estates since qualifying as a Solicitor in 2015.
Reiss is a modern minded person with a reputation for being a friendly and approachable lawyer. Reiss aims to build long term relationships with his clients and their families, to assist them when making some of life’s key decisions.
Reiss can assist with:-
Administration of Estates
Preparation of Enduring and Lasting Powers of Attorney
Asset protection and Care Fees
Advising upon Inheritance Tax
Reiss is regularly asked to be a guest speaker at retirement seminars and events within the community, offering practical guidance on a variety of general Private Client matters.
Advising a couple upon the preservation of assets through Wills, including advising on the mitigation of any potential Inheritance Tax Liability and the protection of assets from third party claims.
Advising Trustees on the surrender of a Life Interest Trust, the subsequent transfer, sale of assets and associated Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains Tax advice.
Advising both individuals and beneficiaries based in the UK in relation to tax, succession and estate planning. Reiss has experience in dealing with high value estates as well as intestacies and deals with all aspects of post-death tax planning.
Advising families and individuals in relation to the creation of trusts and lifetime gifts in order to mitigate exposure of their Estate to Inheritance Tax.
Saving the Estate of a recently deceased gentleman £350,000 by varying the terms of his Will to prevent a residential property being transferred into a discretionary trust, thereby entitling the Estate to benefit from a £1 million tax exemption.
Establishing a trust for a wealthy couple in order to ring fence shares in a limited company for the benefit of future generations and to help ensure such assets could not be attacked in the future in divorce proceedings if their children should marry and then divorce.
Business and Agricultural Property Relief claims.
Gifts out of Income, Lifetime Gifts and a variety of Trusts used to mitigate Inheritance Tax.