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Kings Court Trust appoints Simon Hancox as Chief Executive Officer

Posted by Kings Court Trust | Mar 18, 2019 1:50:05 PM

Kings Court Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Hancox as its new Chief Executive Officer, replacing Tom Curran who will take on the role of Executive Chairman after nine years as CEO. Tom will remain on the Board of the business and will provide Simon and the business with ongoing advice and support.

Simon Hancox is a highly experienced, successful and well-regarded business leader who has identified Kings Court Trust’s potential and is ready to take the business forward. Prior to joining Kings Court Trust, Simon was Managing Director at Simplify Probate/Chorus Law and brings with him his experience of the industry, as well as his wealth of knowledge in continuously improving business strategies.

Simon is a strong strategic thinker who is skilled at identifying issues, defining implementation plans, and effectively executing solutions. He joins Kings Court Trust with a vision to grow the business substantially.


Simon Hancox, Chief Executive Officer, said:

The foundations for growth have been well laid in Kings Court Trust. I believe there is a significant opportunity for us build on these foundations in conjunction with our existing business partners and potential new ones. There is a strong team in place that I am looking forward to working with to take Kings Court Trust into the next phase of our development.

Tom Curran, Executive Chairman, said:

I am incredibly proud of the progress that the Kings Court Trust team has achieved during my time as CEO. We have a talented team who all share the same aim; to build the most successful and respected estate administration business in the UK.  The marketplace for our services is now changing rapidly and I have every confidence that the new team will drive the business forward.

This release follows the announcement that David Masterton has joined Kings Court Trust as Chief Revenue Officer. Kings Court Trust’s Executive Team will now be made up of Simon Hancox, Chief Executive Officer, David Masterton, Chief Revenue Officer, Sarah Bird, Operations Director and Andrea Pierce, Legal Services Director.


About Kings Court Trust

Kings Court Trust are one of the UK’s largest specialist estate administration providers and their sole purpose is to help families move on. Since they were founded in 2002, they’ve assisted on over 35,000 estates either by taking care of the entire estate administration process or providing their specialist services on complex estate administration cases. With their unrivalled knowledge of estate administration, their legal and tax teams can advise on any situation and offer an exceptional estate administration service.


For further information, please contact:

Danielle Ricketts
0300 303 9000 (Extension: 5450)