Charlotte Ponder LL.B (Hons) TEP

Charlotte Ponder LL.B (Hons) TEP is the Legal Director of Countrywide Tax & Trust Corporation Ltd and Countrywide Legacy, Charlotte holds a key responsibility in overseeing the running of the company as well as ensuring that the day-to-day operations run smoothly.

With a strong legal background, Charlotte is well placed to take on this demanding position, having worked in multiple areas of law before progressing to Countrywide and interacted directly with clients to explain complex concepts in a simple manner.

Following her studies and being called to the Bar, Charlotte’s legal career began in family law. As well as providing a strong foundation for her legal experience to build upon, here she also witnessed many divorce cases involving high asset losses, sparking her interest in how such consequences could be prevented.

Wills & Probate

Is your business safe from attack?

During Covid-19 lockdown, email attacks on businesses have risen to a record high with over 500,000 malicious email attacks having been received by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) during the last three months. This is according to official figures obtained by think tank Parliament Street, using a Freedom of Information request, which show that […]Read More

Fraud Technology

The Hidden Enemy

Covid-19 has meant a big change in the way people work and with thousands of people now working remotely it means that now, more than ever, we all need to be reviewing our systems thoroughly and taking a long hard look at the risks our businesses and our clients face every day from a hidden […]Read More


Keeping Your Finger On The Pulse

Keeping up to date with changes in legislation is critical when dealing with estate planning clients and their financial affairs. Our Webinars are designed to not only keep you abreast of what you can offer to your clients to achieve their estate planning aims, but to also keep you informed of anything you need to […]Read More

Technology Wills & Probate

What Does The Future Hold For Will Writing And The

Despite the relaxing of some lockdown measures, new technology will continue to be essential for firms to provide vital services to clients. The working practices we have all adapted to accommodate the challenges posed by Covid-19 will still remain very present, with many clients still preferring remote instruction taking over face-to-face. The innovative adaptations within […]Read More

Insight Wills & Probate

Supermen Webinar 67: How To Select The Most Appropriate Trust

This webinar will be discussing how to select the most appropriate Trust for your client’s lifetime planning needs. Agenda Lifetime Trust that they can benefit from? Lifetime Trust for Inheritance Tax planning Lifetime Trust to “deal with” Capital Gains Tax on additional properties or shares A Trust for Life Insurance proceeds A Trust for lump […]Read More