Lanka has been specialising in private client law since 2013 and is also 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 the most experienced and senior practitioners in the field of trusts and estates.
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:
Lanka was made an Associate Partner on 1 May 2019.
Supervised by Stephen Compton.
Writing Wills and Estate Planning may seem to some, something to get round to in the future. But rather alarmingly, a recent IRN Wills and Probate Research Report, titled UK Wills & Probate Market 2020: Consumer Research Report*, has found that fewer than 4 in 10 adults in the UK have made a Will, despite owning a property.
A Lasting Power of Attorney (also known as an LPA) is a legal document that can be used to appoint someone else to make decisions about your own assets, health and welfare.