Lorraine Wilson advises clients on wills, trusts, powers of attorney and probate. "I would describe her as a great all-rounder - her technical knowledge is brilliant but she also has the ability to make discussions relaxed and to ensure clients fully understand the details," says a source.Chambers and Partners 2022
A great all-rounder. Her technical knowledge is brilliant but she is also extremely approachable and has the ability to make discussions relaxed and ensure clients fully understand the details.Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2021
Steadfast, knowledgeable and dependable.Legal 500 2022
She is extremely knowledgeable, well-organised and keeps an overview of all the cases we have referred to them.Legal 500 2022
Lorraine helped me no end during a very difficult time.Anonymous client
Lorraine Wilson joined the Wills, Trusts and Estates team in July 2018 and is based in the Manchester office. She was promoted to Associate in November 2020.
Lorraine specialises in acting for private clients in relation to their Estate Planning, including the preparation of Wills, Trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney. Lorraine has extensive experience in applying for Probate and dealing with the administration of estates. She has a particular interest in cross-border matters and is used to working with lawyers in different jurisdictions to meet her client’s objectives and ensure their worldwide affairs are in order.
As part of our Trust Administration team, Lorraine regularly advises clients on the administration of trusts to ensure that Trustees have fulfilled their legal and tax obligations.
As well as dealing with private clients, Lorraine also leads our team of specialists dealing with recovery from estates work on behalf of Local Authorities.
Lorraine regularly presents estate planning seminars for clients and intermediaries.
Lorraine prides herself on providing excellent client care, ensuring that her clients are always given an efficient and professional service.
Full STEP member, full accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly and a member of the Law Society Private Client Section. Lorraine completed her STEP qualification in 2021 and was awarded a STEP Excellence Award having obtained the highest score in the Administration of Trust (England and Wales) Examinations in 2020.
Lorraine was ranked as an “Associate to watch” in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2021 and as a “Key Lawyer” in the Legal 500 Rankings.