Bik-ki is STEP (Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners) qualified and is also a fully accredited member of SFE (Solicitors For the Elderly). She is also a member of the Private Client Section of the Law Society.
Bik-ki has years of experience dealing with high net-worth individuals as well as those who have more complicated circumstances or those with mental capacity issues and is known for her friendly and professional manner as well as her ability to communicate complex issues simply.
Bik-ki studied law at the University of Liverpool and completed her training contract at Stephensons Solicitors.
Before joining Myerson in February 2016, she was a Partner and Head of Wills and Wealth Planning at SAS Daniels and had been with the firm for over 10 years.
In September 2019, Bik-ki was promoted to Head of Wills, Trusts and Probate and formed the Private Wealth sector within the firm with fellow partner Scott Sands.
The Private Wealth sector for the firm is ranked as Band 2 in Chambers and Partners, and Bik-ki is individually ranked with a source describing her as "a knowledgeable head of team who takes the time and care to explain in layman's terms the intricacies of private client work. She is always available to assist in more complex cases." Another states that Bik-ki is "approachable, sensible and commercially aware; Bik-ki is a pleasure to work with."
The Wills, Trusts and Probate team is ranked Tier 1 on the Legal 500 directory, and Bik-ki is named as a leading individual and received the following testimonial in the 2023 Legal 500 awards: "Bik-ki Wong is very knowledgeable but personal. Great attention to detail and explains things concisely."
Bik-ki Wong has been recognised as one of the top influential private wealth law lawyers in Manchester 2023 by Business Today, and as one of the best probate and wills lawyers for high-net-worth individuals in the UK in 2023 by Spear's.
Expertise and Past Cases
Examples of work include:
Preparing Wills for a farming family partitioning the family business and advising on agricultural property relief and succession planning.
Preparing lasting powers of attorney for a young client with fluctuating mental capacity and liaising with the medical profession to ensure that the individual had capacity at the time of signing. The matter was more complicated as they had been flagged by the court as a vulnerable person.
Advising a client on their duties as an executor on a self-administered estate in which the beneficiaries were making a claim for unaccounted missing funds and negotiating a settlement figure with the beneficiaries.
Advising clients on gifting options, mitigation of inheritance tax and the impact if they should enter long term care.
Advising clients on the administration of a family trust which consisted of an estate being partitioned into shares and sold off and the taxation position.
Bik-ki studied law at the University of Liverpool and completed her training contract at Stephensons Solicitors. Before joining Myerson in February 2016, she was a Partner and Head of Wills and Wealth Planning at SAS Daniels and had been with the firm for over 10 years.
Bik-ki completed her STEP qualification in 2007 and became the Staffordshire and Cheshire Regional Co-ordinator for Solicitors For the Elderly in 2012.
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