As one of the oldest solicitors firms in Hampshire and Dorset we are pleased to offer the expertise of the latest Chartered Legal Executives to join our private client department.
Anita Whelan heads up the private client department in New Milton dealing with issues affecting older clients ranging from wills, and probate to lasting powers of attorney, nursing home contracts and the funding of nursing home fees. Anita relocated to the area from Wiltshire to be closer to her family. She is a qualified Chartered Legal Executive and is a member of the Solicitors for the Elderly. Solicitors for the Elderly is an independent national organisation of lawyers who provide specialist legal advice for the elderly, the vulnerable and their families and their carers. Anita helped set up one of their local branches and is actively involved in their training courses. Not only has she gained significant experience in this area of law but she has also undergone a unique qualification focussing on additional skills to enable her to work with older and vulnerable people. She holds an Older Client Care Practice Award. She is committed to providing a bespoke, efficient and friendly legal service to her clients.
When not in the office she enjoys walking with her dog Robbie who is a regular visitor to the office.
Victoria Elford recently joined the private client department based in the Highcliffe office of Dixon Stewart. She is happy to visit her clients at home if they are unable to access the Highcliffe office and indeed to meet them in the other offices of Dixon Stewart.
Victoria is a Chartered Legal Executive specialising in both basic and complex wills and lasting powers of attorney. She also has a particular interest in Court of Protection Deputyship Orders and has significant experience of Personal Welfare applications for vulnerable and disabled adults as well as Property and Financial Deputyships.
Victoria lives locally and has worked in the town of Christchurch for many years building a reputation as a friendly, clear speaking but thorough lawyer. She enjoys meeting and helping people.
Outside of work she enjoys being on the water and relaxing with a spot of yoga.
Victoria is happy to carry out a free review of your will whether already made by this firm or made elsewhere.
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