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Phil Taylor

Partner

Phil has been a partner at Farleys for over 20 years and heads up the firm’s private client department. In that time he has developed a specialist team who advise on a broad range of private client matters to clients across the UK and overseas.

Phil is experienced in a wide variety of private client work including complex probate administrations, wills, estate planning, trusts and lasting powers of attorney.

Over the years Phil has advised on many complex and interesting cases including an estate which included a pocket watch which may have played a part in the quest to solve the longitude problem- described as the greatest scientific problem of its time!

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What people say about Phil

"I just wanted to say ( and I think I speak for all of us) that you have been a joy to deal with and have made an experience which had the potential to be distressing and difficult, a painless one. I wish all my solicitors during my working life had been as efficient and to-the-point." - Stella Reynolds, Barrister - Probate Client
2023-09-25T14:29:15+01:00
"I just wanted to say ( and I think I speak for all of us) that you have been a joy to deal with and have made an experience which had the potential to be distressing and difficult, a painless one. I wish all my solicitors during my working life had been as efficient and to-the-point." - Stella Reynolds, Barrister - Probate Client
"Thank you so much for everything you have done . You really have been fantastic - and just a delight to deal with . You have made it all run so smoothly and taken a huge weight off my shoulders" Charles Bott QC - Probate Client
2023-09-25T14:33:52+01:00
"Thank you so much for everything you have done . You really have been fantastic - and just a delight to deal with . You have made it all run so smoothly and taken a huge weight off my shoulders" - Charles Bott QC - Probate Client
“Knowing I was dealing with true professionals who are always willing to take time to explain everything in detail. It has been a pleasure to deal with everyone at Farleys.”- Mrs S – Private Client - represented by Philip Taylor
2023-09-25T14:34:28+01:00
“Knowing I was dealing with true professionals who are always willing to take time to explain everything in detail. It has been a pleasure to deal with everyone at Farleys.”- Mrs S – Private Client - represented by Philip Taylor

Professional Memberships

Phil is a member of The Private Client Section of The Law Society.

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Care & Capacity Legal Advice

Predicted Increase in Blackburn Dementia Sufferers

Research by the Alzheimer’s Society has suggested that the number of people with dementia will increase by 30% in the next 10 years. It i...

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Phil Taylor Partner
Wills Trust Probate Farleys Solicitors LLP

How to Make Provision for your Pet in Your Will

Karl Lagerfeld, creative director of fashion houses Chanel and Fendi, passed away in February 2019, reportedly leaving his multi-million pou...

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Phil Taylor Partner
Wills Trust Probate Farleys Solicitors LLP

Predatory Marriages to Vulnerable Adults and the Revocation of Wills

In 2015, Joan Blass entered into a marriage with a man acting as her live-in carer. At the time, Ms Blass was aged 91 and suffering from dem...

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