Charlie Siegle

Charlie is a Partner and Head of our Private Client team in Exeter

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About Charlie

Charlie trained with Stephens Scown in Exeter and qualified as a Solicitor in 2006 specialising in Contentious Probate and General Litigation. He then joined Kitsons in 2010 and retrained in Private Client.

In 2014 Charlie moved to our Exeter office to develop the Private Client team there and in April 2015 was made a Partner. In May 2018 he became a member of the Management Board at the firm.

Charlie specialises in:

  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Estate Planning

Outside of work, Charlie loves to spend time with his Wife and two daughters. He’s also a keen sports fan and particularly enjoys rugby and football.


Accolades and professional bodies

  • Law Society (as a Solicitor on the roll)
  • Associate member of STEP
  • Recommended in Legal 500 for probate work
  • Trustee of Torbay Medical Research Fund
  • Governor of United Schools Federation

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16/07/15

Barclays Faces Will-Writing Battle

By: Charlie Siegle

The recent case involving Tinoula Aregbesola and Barclays, as reported in the Law Gazette and the Daily Telegraph, highlights the importance of having an up to date will in place and one that is tailored to meet your particular circumstances.

In the case Tinoula’s father made use of Barclays’ £90 will...

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27/01/15

Beneficiaries Beware

By: Charlie Siegle

A recent case (Hutchings v HMRC) involving the beneficiary of an estate has highlighted the importance of beneficiaries being open with Executors about gifts. In this particular case the beneficiary, Clayton Hutchings, failed to disclose to the Executors of his Father’s estate that his Father had gifted him around £450,000...

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12/06/12

Jimmy Savile’s Estate Facing Inheritance Claim

By: Charlie Siegle

Georgina Ray, 40, claims that her mother had a brief relationship with Mr Savile in the 1970s and that she is the DJ/TV presenter’s daughter. She has undergone a DNA test, the result of which will confirm whether she is eligible to make a claim against Mr Savile’s Estate.

The administration...

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What you have said about working with Charlie...

At a difficult time for our family, Charlie was just superb. Amazingly kind, caring and efficient, thank you.

Charlie was always easy to contact, very kind and courteous and clear in his explanations.

At all times Charlie and his Secretary were exceedingly helpful, polite and an absolute credit to Kitsons. Thank you so much.