“Client care comes naturally to Shirah and she has great sensitivity when assisting clients who can be navigating difficult and stressful times”

SHIRAH BLACKWOOD TEP

Senior Solicitor – Wills, Trusts & Estate Administration

Shirah qualified as a solicitor in 2004 and further qualified as a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) in 2009.

Shirah is able to advise on all aspects of private client services including complex wills, inheritance tax planning, estate administration, lasting powers of attorney and court of protection applications.

Shirah is an accredited member of the Association of Lifetime Lawyers (ALL),  formerly known as Solicitors for the Elderly, an independent, national organisation of lawyers who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers. You can view our Older and Vulnerable Client Care Procedure in compliance with the Association of Lifetime Lawyers Code of Practice. 

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Priding herself on an empathetic approach in assisting clients, Shirah feels it is important to adapt to each client to suit their needs and whilst maintaining professionalism, Shirah is approachable and caring in the services.

Shirah obtained her law degree in 2001 from Southbank University and completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2002 at the College of Law, London.

Outside of work Shirah enjoys supporting her local community. She is a School Governor for an Infants School, a Church Volunteer helping out with Sunday School and events and she enjoys taking part in charity fundraisers and supporting Sebastian’s Action Trust and Naomi House Children’s Hospice.

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