Janette Wand > Ashtons Legal > Ipswich IP4, England > Lawyer Profile

Ashtons Legal
WATERFRONT HOUSE
WHERRY QUAY
IPSWICH
IP4 1AS
England

Work Department

Personal Tax, Trusts & Probate

Position

Senior Associate

Career

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.

Languages

English

Memberships

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

Education

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

Lawyer Rankings

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

Ashtons Legal handles complex multi-jurisdictional tax and estate planning and probate, with a particular niche in French legal affairs. Senior associates Janette Wand and Louise Cardwell are the key practitioners in Ipswich and they work closely with the deep bench of private client lawyers in the firm’s other offices to advise on tax, estate planning, trusts, powers of attorney and probate. Both are members of STEP and Solicitors for the Elderly.