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Charlotte Nock


Wills, Tax & Estate Administration

Charlotte is a Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer specialising in Wills, Tax & Estate Administration work who is based in our Herne Bay office. A French speaker, she has extensive experience in dealing with complex multi-jurisdictional estates.

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Charlotte obtained a degree in law from the University of Kent at Canterbury and a Diplome de Droit Français from the Université de Pierre Mendes in Grenoble, France. She then went on to the College of Law, London to study for her Legal Practice Course which she passed with Distinction.

Charlotte joined Girlings as a trainee in 2009, qualified as a Solicitor in September 2011 and became a Partner in 2014.

She has been highly commended by many of her clients for her professional and attentive service and is a Legal Advisor at the Kent Law Clinic.

Charlotte is the principal contact for Girlings Europe, an alliance of law firms with European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG) status.

Charlotte likes getting to know her clients and their families and working with them and their particular varying circumstances to succession plan, regularise non planned succession situations and give some form of closure to families when they have lost someone.

She is also an adviser at Kent Law Clinic, a WI Speaker and Adviser at Age UK Dementia Drop in Clinic.

Charlotte Nock talks about the importance of having a Will:
Wills, Tax & Estate Administration


Charlotte specialises in:

  • Drafting of Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney
  • Dealing with probate and intestacy: Estate administration, Variation of Wills
  • Advising on Inheritance Tax and estate planning to include foreign assets
  • Advice on Trusts
  • Lifetime gift planning
  • Declarations of Trust for property matters
  • Severance of Joint Tenancy and Entry of Restrictions at HM Land Registry

Our Experts

Lesley Rushton

Head of Department
Wills, Tax & Estate Administration and Court of Protection

Chris Neeve

Wills, Tax & Estate Administration

Louise Wilson

Wills, Tax & Estate Administration

Ovid Busette

Senior Associate Solicitor
Wills, Tax & Estate Administration

Rachel Mock

Associate Solicitor
Wills, Tax & Estate Administration

Poppy Cooke

Assistant Solicitor
Wills, Tax & Estate Administration

Dee Delo

Court of Protection Manager
Court of Protection

Joanne Beale

Tax Manager
Trusts & Taxation


Charlotte made everything very easy for us. Explained things really clearly and was fantastic.
Charlotte was polite, friendly and professional and made dealing with probate as stress less as possible. The family think she did an excellent job.
Mr Anderson
Very happy dealing with Charlotte and being treated as a person not just as an elderly client.
Mrs Casterton
Charlotte has been very helpful, polite, professional and efficient with our case at all times. I'm very glad that my parents chose Girlings as their solicitors for dealing with their estate.
All dealings and service were delivered highly professionally - Excellent particularly considering the unusual circumstances and complexity.
Charlotte provided an excellent service for our highly complex case. Her communications were clear and prompt throughout which helped greatly to minimise stress.
Lisa Patterson
Charlotte Nock explained everything superbly throughout this situation, taking concern away from my shoulders and head completely, so I’m very grateful to her.
Very pleased with the way Charlotte handled everything as we were unable to go to the office. It was all phone calls and post and made very easy for us, we appreciate all she did.
Thank you for a most professional (as always), courteous, and patient service that could not be bettered.
Peter Burch
I have been with Girlings for the best part of a decade or so and have been satisfied with the service I receive.
I cannot praise highly enough the service I have received from Charlotte Nock and her team.
Mrs Maslin
Many thanks to Charlotte for her prompt and courteous attention.
Richard Davies