Samantha Tayler

Associate Solicitor
Wills, Probate & Disputed Estates

  • "Your help and service has been excellent; timely responses and robust attention to detail have made the task for us very easy and straightforward. Thank you, all your work much appreciated and you have been a fine representative for Osbornes."

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  • "Thank you for all your work you did for me you were amazing, I would definitely recommend you to my friends and I would definitely use your service again."

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  • "Thank you for holding my hand through this procedure and your kindness which has been greatly appreciated."

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  • "Appreciated the professionalism of my solicitor, Miss Samantha Tayler in particular her clear explanation of legal terms and situations, her attention to great details which reassured me and put my mind at rest, her patience in helping me to make sure that I was satisfied to all aspects of my will before I signed the final draft. Since I have assets in Malta, she also clarified for me the situation regarding the European Succession Law."

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  • "Thank you again for all the courteous help you gave me over the time of settling my husband’s will. I am very grateful to you."

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  • "For probate, I'd recommend Samantha Tayler at Osbornes. Excellent client service, responsive and helpful during a difficult time. Proactive in flagging incoming changes to court fees, thereby saving the estate significant costs and securing probate in a timely and efficient manner. Many thanks."

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  • "Thank you for all your help with the Estate affairs. It has been a pleasure dealing with you and you have helped to make the whole process a lot more bearable."

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  • Appreciated the professionalism of my solicitor, Samantha Tayler, in particular her clear explanation of legal terms and situations, her attention to great details which reassured me and put my mind at rest, her patience in helping me to make sure that I was satisfied to all aspects of my will before I signed the final draft. Since I have assets in Malta, she also clarified for me the situation regarding the European Succession Law .

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Samantha's Client Testimonials

"Your help and service has been...

"Your help and service has been excellent; timely responses and robust attention to detail have made the task for us very easy and straightforward. Thank you, all your work much appreciated and you have been a fine representative for Osbornes."

Client review

"Thank you for all your work...

"Thank you for all your work you did for me you were amazing, I would definitely recommend you to my friends and I would definitely use your service again."

Client review

"Thank you for holding my hand...

"Thank you for holding my hand through this procedure and your kindness which has been greatly appreciated."

Client review

"Appreciated the professionalism of my solicitor,...

"Appreciated the professionalism of my solicitor, Miss Samantha Tayler in particular her clear explanation of legal terms and situations, her attention to great details which reassured me and put my mind at rest, her patience in helping me to make sure that I was satisfied to all aspects of my will before I signed the final draft. Since I have assets in Malta, she also clarified for me the situation regarding the European Succession Law."

Client review

"Thank you again for all the...

"Thank you again for all the courteous help you gave me over the time of settling my husband’s will. I am very grateful to you."

Client review

"For probate, I'd recommend Samantha Tayler...

"For probate, I'd recommend Samantha Tayler at Osbornes. Excellent client service, responsive and helpful during a difficult time. Proactive in flagging incoming changes to court fees, thereby saving the estate significant costs and securing probate in a timely and efficient manner. Many thanks."

Client review

"Thank you for all your help...

"Thank you for all your help with the Estate affairs. It has been a pleasure dealing with you and you have helped to make the whole process a lot more bearable."

Client review

Appreciated the professionalism of my solicitor,...

Appreciated the professionalism of my solicitor, Samantha Tayler, in particular her clear explanation of legal terms and situations, her attention to great details which reassured me and put my mind at rest, her patience in helping me to make sure that I was satisfied to all aspects of my will before I signed the final draft. Since I have assets in Malta, she also clarified for me the situation regarding the European Succession Law .

Trustpilot review

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    Does your will deal with cross-border assets?

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  5. 20.10.2021

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  7. 20.10.2021

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  8. 20.10.2021

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  12. 10.9.2021

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    In the midst of a divorce or separation, it’s rare for couples to think about making or changing their...

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    Dealing with Debts as an Executor

    It is a common misconception that a person’s debts die with them. After you die your debts become the...

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  14. 13.8.2021

    What is reasonable financial provision in 1975 Act claims?

    The long running and high profile case of Ilott v Mitson [2017] UKSC 17 has finally come to an end with the...

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  15. 22.7.2021

    Osbornes Ranked For Expertise in High Value Wills...

    Jan Atkinson has been ranked as a leading lawyer, dealing with high-value private client disputes. The 2021 edition of the Chambers...

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  16. 6.7.2021

    Beware of setting up unnecessary trusts for children

    Parents making a will should beware of setting up unnecessary trusts for their children which could see them paying more...

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  17. 12.5.2021

    Writing a will stops loved ones being frozen...

    An estimated 59% of the UK population have not made a will, so when one half of a couple dies unexpectedly,...

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  18. 14.4.2021

    Osbornes Shortlisted as Probate Law Firm of the...

    Osbornes have been shortlisted as finalists for an award at the 2021 UK Probate Research Awards. The firm has been shortlisted...

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  19. 18.3.2021

    How to have your will witnessed remotely by...

    Covid-19 has put paid to normal routine and practice across most spheres of our lives. Even long-held legal procedures have...

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  20. 27.11.2020

    LPAs: How to prevent a loved one entrusting...

    Record numbers of us are entrusting our finances to loved ones, with over 800,000 Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) registered a...

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    Vigilance needed to protect those vulnerable to undue...

    The coronavirus pandemic has left many elderly and vulnerable people increasingly isolated due to social distancing, shielding and restrictions on...

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  22. 25.9.2020

    Making a Will by video link

    The Government has recently announced plans to allow for the witnessing of Wills and Codicils by video conferencing. This is...

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  23. 25.9.2020

    Plan your Estate ahead of the Autumn Budget

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    Left Out of A Will

    I was left out of my mother’s last will and I am confident this was not her intention. What...

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