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Janette Wand

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Ashtons Legal

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Personal Tax, Trusts & Probate


Senior Associate


Janette retrained in 2004 and qualified as a solicitor with Nockolds in 2007 after working as a maths and science teacher with VSO (Voluntary Services Overseas) in Zimbabwe for 2 years and also working as a paralegal with Belmores Solicitors in Norwich.

Janette joined Ashtons Legal in 2014 and made Associate in 2016, then Senior Associate in 2018.

Janette works in our Lifetime Planning Team, heading up the Ipswich team, specialising in advising elderly and vulnerable clients on issues surrounding succession, tax and mental capacity.

Janette is the Programme Secretary and Vice Chair of the local branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. She also volunteers at the local Citizens Advice Bureau and Age UK law clinic.




Private Client Section of the Law Society
Solicitors For the Elderly (SFE)
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).


1993 University of London, Goldsmiths College, BSc Mathematical Studies
2004 University of East Anglia, GDipLaw
2005 College of Law, LPC.

East Anglia: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Ipswich

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Ipswich

At Ashtons Legal the service is ‘exemplary and without fault‘. The firm is ‘by far the best‘, according to one client, while another describes the lifetime planning practice as 'professional, knowledgeable, friendly'. The firm handles tax and estate planning for the professional, academic and agricultural clients in Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, often involving complex and multi-jurisdictional matters. The firm has a particular niche in French legal affairs. Associate Louise Cardwell is ‘a rising star who should be fast-tracked to partner'. Rising star associate Janette Wand is 'kind, gentle, helpful and a pleasure to work with'. Together they provide 'a holistic service with a real emphasis on attention to detail and client care'. She recently advised a family with assets in excess of £2m on trusts, wills and agricultural matters.

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