Associate Solicitor

Profile

Jennifer advises clients on a broad range of matters including Wills, tax planning, the administration of estates and trusts as well as issues affecting clients as they grow older such as care home fees and lasting powers of attorney.
Jennifer was recently awarded the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Diploma in Trusts and Estates with Distinction. This qualification is widely regarded as a benchmark qualification and requires candidates to sit four specialist examinations. She is now a full member of STEP enabling her to use the designation ‘TEP’ which is seen as a mark of excellence in the profession.

Route to Law

After gaining a First in Law from the University of Exeter, Jennifer joined Wansbroughs as a trainee in 2007, qualifying as a private client solicitor in 2009 and becoming an Associate in 2014.

Significant Work

  • If you are planning ahead, you may wish to make a tax-efficient Will to safeguard your assets and those you love in the future. You may also wish to make a Lasting Power of Attorney to enable someone you trust to assist you in the future should you lose capacity to make financial and other decisions for yourself.
  • If you are responsible for an estate or trust, Jennifer can guide you through the process from beginning to end or simply assist you with the more complex aspects. If circumstances have changed or if there are tax savings to be made, she can also assist the beneficiaries to vary an estate to achieve a better result for their families.
  • If you run or own a business or farm, Jennifer can help you plan for the future, to ensure a smooth transition and minimise any future tax bill.