Sally joined Weightmans as a solicitor and a member of the Wills, Trusts and Estates team in May 2018 and she is based in our Manchester office. She is a fully accredited member of STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), the Law Society Private Client Section and Solicitors for the Elderly.

Sally qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and joined Weightmans having left her role as Head of the Wills, Trusts and Estates department at her previous firm.

Sally has practised solely in the field of Wills, Trusts and Estates, since qualification and has extensive experience in advising private clients in relation to the preparation of Wills, tax planning, the creation and administration of Trusts, the preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney and the administration of both taxable and non-taxable estates.

Published articles

Insights Inheritance Provision for Family and Dependants Act 1975; claims, limitation periods and pre nuptial agreements

The High Court of England and Wales has recently rejected a claim for reasonable financial provision from the estate of Michael Frederick Hendry

Insights How should banks, accountants, utilities and financial services advisers deal with England and Wales powers of attorney?

OPG issues guidance advising companies on how to deal with customers whose decisions are taken under power of attorney.

Insights Increase in Probate Court Fees approved by House of Commons committee

A Statutory Instrument which will implement the UK government’s plans to bring in a new banded probate court fee system in England and Wales has been…

Insights House of Lords approve proposed increase in probate court fees ‘with regret’

Peers in the House of Lords have voted this week in favour of a motion which approves the Government’s plans to introduce a sliding scale of probate…

Insights Probate fees: a new tax on death? Proposals for a significant increase in fees

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Justice has laid before Parliament new legislation to implement a new, banded structure of fees for…

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Sally was always courteous and ready to help.

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Excellent service throughout.

Anonymous client

We were very impressed with Sally. She understood our needs and was very easy to deal with.

Anonymous client

Sally was very professional and patient.

Anonymous client

Thank you to Sally for the way she dealt with everything in a very efficient and professional manner. We would not hesitate to recommend her.

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