I act for a variety of clients finding practical solutions while providing support and compassion.
Rita specialises in private client work and advises on a wide range of matters including wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney, trusts and tax planning.
Rita leads the mental capacity team and has extensive experience in Court of Protection matters specialising in property and financial affairs. She often works with multi- disciplinary teams to achieve the best results for clients.
Her clients include deputies, attorneys, trustees as well as individuals.
Rita provides bespoke advice for clients with capacity issues (whether that is in a care home setting or in hospital) and is supported by a strong team.
Rita is recognised in The Legal 500 for her capacity expertise.
Rita Bhargava goes above and beyond what is required, she has a real empathy with her clients and looks out for them, so that (whether in care homes or in hospital) they are being properly cared for. This requires not only legal skills but kindness, compassion and a real desire to help those in need.
- Member and past chair of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) England and Wales
- Current committee member of STEP Central London
- Member of Resolution
- Member of Westminster & Holborn Equality and Diversity Committee
What makes this team is the leadership of Rita Bhargava. Rita has specialised in Private Client work of all kinds but Court of Protection and Capacity issues in particular, for many years. Her specialist knowledge is second to none.