Chris Claxton-Shirley > Tees Law > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Tees Law
TITAN HOUSE
CASTLE PARK
CAMBRIDGE
CB3 0BY
England

Work Department

Private Client

Position

Associate

Chris is an Associate Solicitor in the Private Client team at Tees. He can assist with a range of issues including court of protection work, creation and administration of trusts, estate & tax planning, lasting powers of attorney, registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney, Wills and probate.

Career

Consultant at Citizens Advice 2016; Trainee solicitor at Tees law 2016-2018; Qualified as Solicitor in September 2018; Promoted to Associate Solicitor in April 2021. Chris is also a Trustee for Cambridge Citizens Advice.

Languages

French, Spanish

Memberships

Committee member of the Law Society’s Private Client Advisory Committee; Admitted by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) as a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP); full member of Solicitors For The Elderly (SFE).

Education

BA Hons in French & Hispanic Studies from Kings College London 2010-2014 (2:1); Graduate Diploma in Law from The University of Law 2014-2015 (commendation); LPC with LLM in Professional Legal Practice 2015-2016 (distinction); STEP Diploma in Trusts and Estates 2019 – 2021 (distinction)

Leisure

Outside of work Chris enjoys travelling and spending time with his friends and family.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: Cambridge

(Rising stars)

Chris Claxton-ShirleyTees Law

The entire team have such a wide range of expertise and knowledge, and I felt as though they were always working with my best interests in mind‘, remarks a client of Tees Law. The firm has a diverse client base that includes high-net-worth individuals, members of the House of Lords, academics, business owners, farmers and landowners. Practice head and senior partner Catherine Mowat is ‘very knowledgeable and able to deal with complicated issues‘. Associates Chris Claxton-Shirley (who is ‘highly efficient, thoughtful, humane and extremely good at what he does‘) and STEP member Heather Fuff also play central roles in the practice.