Ruth Appleton

Ruth Appleton graduated from Cardiff University with a degree in Sociology and Social Policy. She joined Tayntons in 2001 initially in the re-mortgage department. Ruth has specialised in Wills and Probate since 2003 and qualified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in 2006.

After working for an in-house legal team, and for Solicitors firms in Oxford and Cirencester, Ruth returned to Tayntons in 2013 as a Legal Executive in the Private Client department.

Ruth has over 15 years experience dealing with Wills (including Trust provisions and Inheritance Tax advice where required), Trusts (both creation and administration), Powers of Attorney and Estate Administration either under a Will or the Intestacy provisions.

Ruth is also interested in Probate and the administration of Estates and dealing with Trust and taxation issues. She has nearly completed the qualification to become a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.



    • Excellent Will service
    • We have been very satisfied with your excellent services over the last few months- Mr and Mrs B

    • Will use again.
    • Friendly and efficient service, will use Tayntons again if necessary. – Mr B

    • Approachable and patient
    • Ruth has been very approachable and patient and was a great help to us in difficult and stressful circumstances. – Mr & Mrs C

    • Family Solicitors
    • Tayntons are our family solicitors and we have always been happy with the service given. We think your service was first class. – Mrs W

    • Nothing but praise
    • Nothing but praise and satisfaction for Ruth following the work she carried out. I was more than happy and would have no hesitation in recommending Tayntons – Mr W, Gloucester

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