Vicky Jones

Probate, Wills, Trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney

Qualified: 1999.

Joined Lawson West: 1997.

Vicky JonesDirector & Solicitor

Experience:
Vicky graduated from the University of Leicester in 1996 with a degree in Law and completed the Post Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice with distinction in 1997 having completed the Legal Practice Course. Vicky joined Lawson West as a Trainee Solicitor in 1997 and qualified as a Solicitor in 1999. Vicky previously specialised in Personal Injury Litigation before changing specialism to private client work, specialising in Probate, Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Vicky has remained with the firm since qualification and became a Partner in 2003. Vicky has completed several professional development courses in probate and estate administration. Vicky has handled all types of estates from small and simple to complex taxable estates. Vicky also has experience in preparing Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney and making applications to the Court of Protection.

Vicky Jones STEP

Career:
Vicky is a Director of Lawson-West and brings extensive experience to the firm, overseeing the specialist Probate and Wills department across both locations. Vicky is a full member of STEP having successfully completed three Advanced Certificates with Distinction for the STEP Diploma including the Advanced Certificate in Will Preparation, for which Vicky was awarded as STEP Excellence Award for the highest mark in the examination and was admitted to STEP as a full TEP member on 1st April 2022.

STEP is a global professional body, comprising lawyers, accountants, financial advisors and other practitioners that help families plan for their futures. Vicky works closely with clients and provides them with expert advice on a variety of matters relating to making a Will and planning for their future and for the future of their families which include care home fee planning and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Vicky comments, “I became a Solicitor because I wanted to be able to help people. My aim is to provide a friendly and professional service to all of my clients. A large part of my role involves supporting clients during very difficult times of their lives so it is important to me to guide them through the legal process compassionately. I have some very talented people in my team and they work really hard. We operate in an integrated way, constantly seeking better client experiences and improving quality, systems and ideas for improvements. This level of innovation is quite refreshing in law firms. Nothing is too much trouble for any of them. We support each other across our different office locations with regular email and telephone calls and there’s a great, positive feeling when we help each other every day."

Favourite Testimonial:
“Many thanks to Vicky Jones for her help, advice and support and her highly professional yet friendly manner.”

Interests/Hobbies:
Vicky says, "Outside of work I enjoy going to the gym, reading, watching TV/films and spending time with family preferably in a sunny location."

 

Articles include:

Director Vicky Jones celebrates STEP Excellence Awards' world-class recognition [22 July 2021]

Video-witnessed wills are legal during Coronavirus [30 July 2020] 

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