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Frances Davies

Director, Progeny Private Law

Frances specialises in tax and succession planning for high net worth multi-generational families, and for business owners seeking to protect their assets and to find ways to pass their wealth on to future generations.

She has a particular interest and expertise in planning using trust structures.

Frances trained at Addleshaw Goddard (then Booth & Co) where she worked for almost 10 years. Frances then moved to Gordons LLP and remained there for 12 years before becoming a founding director at Progeny Private Law.

Away from the office, Frances was part of a four-woman team which set a new world record for rowing across the North Sea. In February 2016, she successfully completed the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge with three other women, breaking the world record for being the oldest-female-crew to row any ocean. Frances is married and lives with her husband and two sons in York.