• Testimonials

    “Derek was very kind and considerate, especially towards my husband, and handled the situation very well.”  

    Mr and Mrs R, Ledbury

    “Mr Cook gave us excellent advice – he was swift yet very thorough and professional. He made the whole process easy with his approachable and humorous demeanour.

    Mr O, Tewkesbury

  • Derek Cook

    Role: Consultant

    Dept: Private Client Department

    Location: Tewkesbury

    Email: dcook@dflegal.com

    Summary

    Derek is a Private Client Consultant who for many years has worked for both large and small law firms in London, Birmingham and Manchester

    Specialisms

    • Drafting Wills including those with complicated tax planning trusts
    • Probate including the winding up of estates with business and agricultural assets
    • Lasting Powers of Attorney
    • Court of Protection applications
    • Inheritance Tax Planning including advice to both small business owners and farmers on preserving the family business

    Background

    Derek started work in London many years ago with Farrer & Co. Since then he has gained experience in working for various firms in large cities and also smaller rural practices.  He joined DF Legal in September 2016 and looks forward to using his vast knowledge to help existing and new clients.