Mary joined Buzzacott in 2010 and is a Director in the Private Client team.
Mary specialises in providing accountancy and taxation advice to testators, trustees and executors, and their beneficiaries to a varied portfolio of personal tax, trust and estate clients and acts as executor and trustee. In advising clients on making their wills, Mary deals with the family side as well as the inheritance tax planning. She also advises on powers of attorney and acts as attorney and deputy for the Court of Protection. As well providing technical tax advice, Mary is also able to assist clients on the practical aspects of running trusts and dealing with HMRC.
Mary started training as a lawyer but switched to accountancy qualifying as a Chartered Accountant and then a Chartered Tax Advisor.
Prior to joining Buzzacott, Mary was a partner in accountancy firm Smith & Williamson.
Outside of work, Mary likes to take advantage of London’s museums and galleries. She also enjoys reading, walking, gardening and discussing philosophical issues with family and friends.