Rachel is a Senior Solicitor in the Private Client team, based in the firm’s Northampton office.
Rachel advises clients on a wide range of Private Client matters including Wills, Inheritance Tax and Succession Planning, the administration of Estates and Powers of Attorney and Court of Protections matters.
In 2010 Rachel qualified as a Notary Public and can notarise documents for use abroad and arrange for them to be legalised at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Rachel is a member of STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).
The Inheritance and Succession team has been commended by The Times Best Law Firms 2021.
Date of Qualification
1st November, 2001
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