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Ashtons Legal

CHEQUERS HOUSE, 77-81 NEWMARKET ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB5 8EU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01223 363111
Fax:
Fax 01223 323370
DX:
122893 CAMBRIDGE 4
Email:
Web:
www.ashtonslegal.co.uk

Lynn Wicks

Tel:
Work 01223 431091
Email:
Web:
www.ashtonslegal.co.uk/our-people/lynn-wicks
Ashtons Legal

Work Department

Personal Tax, Trusts & Probate

Position

Partner

Career

Lynn is the Business Unit Director of the Lifetime Planning department and has extensive experience of private client matters.

She deals with all aspects of private client work including the administration of unusual, complex and diverse Estates, Estate Planning, Wills (with the inclusion of various types of trusts) and tailored Powers of Attorney.

Lynn specialises in work for elderly and vulnerable clients and those with mental capacity issues and heads up the Vulnerable Client niche at Ashtons. Lynn increasingly advises Attorneys and Deputies in their duties and on complex Court of Protection matters, including Statutory Will and Specific Gift applications.

Lynn also offers advice to disabled clients and the parents of young, disabled children. Part of Lynn’s specialist area encompasses advising on care funding including The Care Act, NHS Continuing Care, Registered Nursing Care Contributions and Local Authority funded care. In addition, Lynn assists with challenging funding decisions made by the Local Authority or Clinical commissioning group (CCG).

She regularly acts as a professional Executor and Trustee as well as an Attorney and Court of Protection Deputy for clients unable to manage their affairs.

Languages

English

Member

Solicitors for the Elderly


East Anglia: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Cambridge

Within: Leading individuals

Lynn Wicks - Ashtons Legal

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Cambridge

At¬†Ashtons Legal¬†the lawyers are 'friendly, easy to talk to and clear in what they say, as well as knowledgeable about the areas in which they work'. High-net-worth estate planning expert and 'first-class lawyer'¬†Jennie Pratt¬†is the key partner in Cambridge and clients describe her as¬†‚Äėpatient and efficient; she has¬†excellent grasp of the situation¬†and is very discreet‚Äė. 'I have every trust in her very considerable legal abilities, her meticulous judgement and wise advice', says one client. Lifetime planning specialist Lynn Wicks¬† has a strong practice in¬†continuing care, statutory wills and other Solicitors for the Elderly matters. Clients note that she is 'warm and openly compassionate'.¬†Associates and STEP members¬†Christina Duck¬†¬†and¬†Gillian Brasher¬†are also recommended.

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