Fiona McFall

Partner & Head of Private Client

Areas of Expertise

Fiona brings a wealth of experience of matters including wills, trusts, estate planning and administration of estates. She also advises clients on planning for long-term care and creating bespoke structures to protect personal and family wealth.

In addition, Fiona has considerable experience of residential conveyancing, and acts for both private individuals and developers on property-related matters.

Fiona is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is a former committee member of the Northern Ireland STEP branch. She is dual-qualified and regularly acts in England and Wales.


Landmarks

  • dealt with an estate of £9 million that included various business assets and multiple properties
  • instrumental in the drafting and approval of a number of disabled trusts where trust funds have been paid out of court into a private settlement for tax advantages
  • advised a shareholder of one of Northern Ireland’s leading businesses on the creation of various trusts for succession planning to protect family wealth just prior to a disposal of his shareholdings

What they say

“Great depth of knowledge and client service throughout the entire team. A diverse practice able to offer complete succession planning for both individuals and family businesses”

“Going over and beyond normal working hours to assist clients. Travel to location outside of the office is much appreciated ensuring planning time scales have been met.”

“Mills Selig offers a diverse and professional team, but there is also a personal approach taken which makes the practice very easy to deal with”

“Professional and competent, but with it very personable”

“A good person and a good lawyer.”

Fiona McFall has really grown the private client offering over the last number of years and raised the profile of the team there”