Leigh advises Personal clients on succession planning; the passing on and protection of assets, in the most tax efficient way. This includes wills, trusts, executries and powers of attorney. She also advises on using additional structures for holding and passing on wealth and minimising tax, such as charities, partnerships and family investment companies.
Leigh's clients include those with business interests, and foreign clients with Scottish land. She has a particular focus on advising clients with land and rural businesses and also on contentious trust and executry issues.
Leigh is based in Aberdeen.
Living Brodies' values
Leigh is known for her technical skills and her collaborative approach to finding innovative solutions for her clients.
- A member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners since 2009.
- A regular contributor to Brodies Divorce & Family Law blog.
- Ranked individual in Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2022
- Ranked by Chambers & Partners High Net Worth as Band 2 for Private Wealth Law.
‘Leigh Gould is one of the top private client practitioners in Aberdeen.’Legal 500 UK 2024
"Leigh Gould is very approachable, knowledgeable and a solid performer."Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2023, Private Wealth Law
"She has a great reputation in the field and does a good job."Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2023, Private Wealth Law
"Leigh Gould is very efficient and demonstrates understanding and pragmatic compassion with my client referrals. She is patient and has been able to add genuine value to clients with proactive advice."Legal 500 UK 2021