Christine qualified in 2006 and has worked exclusively in the Private Client field since that time.
Her work includes the usual Wills, probate and administration of estates, and creation and registration of Lasting Powers of Attorney. Christine is particularly interested in the administration of Trusts, whether they are Will Trusts, or lifetime trusts, including trusts created to receive personal injury awards.
Christine has experience of Court of Protection work, including applications for appointment of a Deputy and applications by Deputies for further Court orders. She has also made a number of applications for Statutory Wills.
Christine has been a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) since 2009. She also holds the STEP Advanced Willwriting Certificate.
Christine is presently a member of STEP’s Mental Capacity, Contentious Trusts and Estates, and Cross-Border Estates special interest groups.
She has been a full member of Solicitors for the Elderly since 2010 and last year became a full accredited member. This additional accreditation demonstrates the use of “soft skills”, in addition to technical knowledge.
In addition, she is a student member of both the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists and the Chartered Institute of Taxation.