Deborah Wilkinson & Co are Specialist Lawyers & Commissioner For Oaths based in Cheshire, UK, offering a confidential and friendly service, both to our local and online clients. We have made our most popular services available online due to demand, but we also offer a range of other services.
ADVICE FOR THE ELDERLY
We can offer up to date advice in a sympathetic and confidential way. Deborah is a full professional member of Solicitors for the Elderly. Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) is an independent, national organisation of lawyers, such as solicitors, barristers, and legal executives who are committed to providing the highest quality of legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers. Full professional members are those members of the legal profession that have been qualified for at least 5 years and spend at least 50% of their time advising older clients or have been qualified for 10 years and spend at least 25 % of their time doing such work. An exam must be taken if entering membership at this level.
Director FCILEx Lawyer and Commissioner For Oaths Full Accredited Member of SFE, Member of the Association of Women Solicitors London
Deborah A Wilkinson has at least twenty years experience in the legal profession, spending eleven years with large firms of solicitors in the North West. She has specialised in Equity and Trusts, Wills and Probate, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Land Law and Conveyancing Practice. Deborah qualified as a Lawyer after studying at Liverpool John Moores University.
The firm is proud to be members of Certainty, which is a register and database of Wills prepared by Lawyers and provides details of the whereabouts of Wills. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (which involved six years of studying law and passing the relevant exams) and whose members are independently regulated by CILEx Regulation. Fellows are specialist Lawyers and the Institute has over 22,000 members and is recognized as the third branch of the legal profession. Deborah Wilkinson & Co Ltd. are also proud to be members of the Federation of Small Businesses.
Deborah is a member of the Association of Womens Solicitors London
Laura currently is studying law at the University of Liverpool and in her third year. She has studied Equity and Trusts, Land Law and other aspects of law. She has special interests in Refugee, Asylum, Family and Human Rights Law. Laura’s role within Deborah Wilkinson and Co is assisting with the drafting of documents, arranging appointments and assisting with telephone enquiries. Laura’s first taste of the legal world began at the Crown Courts when she observed trials from the gallery. It was at this point she decided that she wanted a career in the legal world. She then went on to observe cases in the Magistrates Court. Amongst Laura’s qualifications is the ability to speak Chinese. She also has personal qualities to interact with people from all walks of life and is sympathetic with clients that require a little bit of extra help and attention.
Alex is an experienced legal assistant having worked in the private sector within the legal profession for a number of years. Alex also has gained further qualifications in dementia care, management techniques and has completed an Open University access course in People, Work and Society. Alex also has excellent client service skills.
Helen comes to us with extensive experience having worked for a wide range of companies over 30 years including legal work, Wills, Probate and Matrimonial work.
As well as working as an Assistant she also has a small gardening business working locally for a couple of days a week. Helen has experience of working as a Personal Assistant for a titled family.
In her spare time Helen enjoys being with family and friends, the arts and walking.