Associate - Wills, Probate & Tax
A legal executive with over 20 years' experience, Karen is head of our wills, probate and tax team. She advises on Wills, Inheritance Tax, estate planning and probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney and the creation and administration of trusts. Karen is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Karen has a particular specialism in the agricultural sector, including agricultural property matters.
Karen's team has a strong local reputation for providing an efficient, professional and friendly service. Recent comments from Karen's clients include:
"Karen Bacon has always given a personal, sympathetic service which is much appreciated. Many thanks."
"I found Mrs Bacon very helpful, and most willing to explain everything.”
"Very prompt and reliable service.”
The Legal 500 2013 reported:
"'Very practical' and provides an 'an excellent, cost-effective service’. Karen Bacon recently advised on a £1.6m farm sale." (Agriculture and estates)
"Quiet and methodical." (Personal tax, trusts and probate)
The Legal 500 2012 reported:
"Karen Bacon oversees a team at Steeles Law that is 'committed to a razor-sharp, efficient service'.” (Personal tax, trusts and probate)
"At Steeles Law, the 'outstanding, dedicated and knowledgeable' Karen Bacon stands out for her 'technical competence and attention to detail'. She handled the sale of unregistered farmland to optimise capital gains tax." (Agriculture and estates)