Jemma joined Nowell Meller in 2015 having qualified in 2007.
Jemma can advise in relation to :
- Simple or complex Wills - and associated tax planning;
- Powers of Attorney - whether general or Lasting which includes all necessary notification, registration and post registration advice to Attorneys where needed;
- Grant of Probate applications - and where necessary advice to Executors, dealing with beneficiary issues, administration of the estate including any property matters;
- Letters of Administration - where a person dies without leaving a Will including advice to the Administrators and administration of the estate;
- Court of Protection applications - and advice to Deputies; Director Jane Matthewman is authorised to act as Deputy and the firm looks after a number of patient affairs where they do not have sufficient capacity;
- Property aspects - that relate to any of the above. Jemma has a background in land law and so this enhances the advice she can offer.
Clients : Jemma acts for individual clients, whether they need advice in their capacity as Executor, Administrator, beneficiary, Attorney or Deputy. Many clients are dealing with these positions for the first time and need an experienced Solicitor to guide them through a variety of rules and regulations.
Jemma's approach : Jemma has a sympathetic, caring and professional manner and understands the stressful time clients face when dealing with either a bereavement or a family member who has lost capacity - which is why she has the experience and empathy required to help with these particular family situations.
Accreditations : Association of Contentious Trusts and Estate Practitioners Court, College of Law.