Personal Injury Trust

A personal injury trust can provide many valuable benefits for those seeking an appropriate ownership vehicle to hold a compensation award where long-term personal care will be necessary. This is, however, a very complex area of law and there are various pitfalls waiting to catch out the unwary. Our experts have the depth of experience to assist in these matters.

Our personal injury trust team are uniquely placed to provide a full range of expert advice on a number of issues including:

  • Capacity and incapacity
  • Benefits
  • Trusts
  • Tax legislation

We are uniquely placed to provide a full range of specialist services including:

  • Adults with incapacity advice
  • Sufficiency reports
  • Methods and costs of compliance work
  • Formation and management of Personal Injury Trusts
  • Trusts and tax options
  • Estate planning

Our dedicated team

Our personal injury trusts team is headed by Martin Campbell, who is doubly accredited by the Law Society of Scotland, as a specialist in both private client tax and trusts law.

Our partner, David Campbell, specialises in personal injury trust work and has built up a substantial level of knowledge and experience in providing practical, straightforward and effective personal injury trust advice.

Senior Associate, Sarah Lonie, completes the team. She has a great deal of practical experience of high value and complex cases.

How we can help you

We act for private individuals and their families to provide effective and innovative solutions, which we tailor to each of our clients. We take great care to make sure that the advice we provide meets the needs of the individual involved.

Personal injury trusts are a complex area of the law, which requires expertise in multiple legal fields. As part of a full service law firm, we not only have an unparalleled depth of experience in trusts, but we’re able to draw on the knowledge of experts specialising in other areas of the law, such as medical negligence, where needed.

This places us in a unique position to help guide you safely through this ever-changing landscape, with access to the best possible advice. There may be legal matters arising from a compensation award, and our team is perfectly placed to consult experts on all types of matters to make sure you receive the most efficient and effective service available. This might include advice on guardianships, powers of attorney, wills, land purchase, house builds, company set-ups or another requirement specific to your needs.

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If you’d like to hear more about our personal injury trust service or if you have specific questions, please contact us.

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