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Lanka Bandara

Partner, Head of Private Client

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"I came to Comptons to set up a new powers of attorney. The service and support provided by Lanka Bandara was first class. The advice was clear and the process efficient."

“I would like to thank Comptons especially Lanka Bandara and Angela Neale for all the hard work they put in by completing the Estate Affairs, it has undoubtedly been the toughest year any of us can remember and we are all looking forward to a different time. Your strength, courage, patience and understanding as we all find our way through this, continues to make a difference to us and those closest to us all. I thank you and your staff for all your help. Thank you Comptons.”


Lanka Bandara

Lanka joined Comptons Solicitors LLP in 2016.

Lanka has been specialising in private client law since 2013 and is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). STEP is the professional body for practitioners in the field of trusts, estates, wills and private client related issues. Full members of STEP are usually the most experienced and senior practitioners in the field of trusts and estates in the UK.

Lanka qualified as a Barrister in England in 2003 and as an attorney-at-law in Sri Lanka in 2005. Thereafter Lanka became an English Solicitor through the Qualified Transfer Scheme and was admitted as a Solicitor on 1 April 2016.

Lanka deals with all aspects of private client matters including:

  • Advice on Inheritance Tax (IHT) liability
  • Advice on Capital Gains Tax (CGT) liability
  • Advice on Income Tax (IT) liability
  • Preparation of Declaration of Trusts and advice on various elements relating to them, including the Income Tax and CGT elements
  • Creation, administration and cessation of Trusts
  • Court of Protection (COP) applications and
  • Estate Planning  

Lanka was made a Partner on 1 June 2024.

Supervised by Stephen Compton.

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