Jane Gray, heads up the firms Wills & Probate Service and has 15 years of wills, tax trusts and probate law experience and is a fully qualified member of the Society of Trusts and Estate practitioners (STEP). She is also an Associate Member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE).
Jane deals with bespoke wills involving inheritance tax planning and trusts, allowing wealth to pass to the next generation. She advises on many aspects of later life, including Lasting Powers of Attorney and general mental capacity issues arising under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. She also advises on all aspects of estate administration and probate, with a breadth of experience in dealing with high value cases.
Jane also handles complex litigious work involving the resolution of disputed wills and trusts, as well as claims in relation to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.
She studied law at Chester Law School.
Read more about the STEP qualification here
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Comments in national publications:
*“Silver nups” and remarriage in The Times
*How do we avoid a property inheritance dispute? in the Financial Times
Former clients say:
“In revising my Will I have had the good fortune in finding Jane Gray. At our meeting I have felt my best interest were served. There were useful questions which had not occurred to me. Jane gave good advice and showed competence, skill and diligence – the complete professional” – 2017 client
“Stowe Family Law have proved to be extremely helpful, patient and understanding explaining everything clearly throughout the process. Nothing was too much trouble. I would not hesitate to use the company in the future nor to recommend them.” – 2016 client
“I found Jane Gray most helpful and friendly in her work for me. Her explanation of the complexity of wills was excellent and her introduction of clauses to deal with future legislation was foresighted.” – 2016 client
“Jane handled my will arrangements in a friendly, personal and professional way.” – 2016 client
” your help and expertise gave me confidence and peace of mind” – Will client 2015
” Kind and efficient manner”, ” excellent service”, ” very satisfactory and informative” and “professional approach” – 2015 clients
” respect and compassion shown” whilst completing the matter in an “excellent and efficient” manner – Will Client 2015
” I have received the highest standard of service and professional advice. I would strongly recommend you to anybody” – Hale client 2015
“My wife and I cannot thank you enough for the efficient and caring manner in which you recently drafted our Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney. It all seemed to go so smoothly and what we thought may be a daunting task turned out to be quite the opposite.” – Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney Client 2015
“The services received were professional yet kind and considerate. We would not hesitate to recommend any who would need your assistance in this way.” – Will client 2015
“The straight forward and professional way you explained all the legal details of L.P.A impressed us immensely. As we left we all shared that feeling of utmost confidence in your advice… I can say without hesitation that should the need arise for legal advice, I would wholeheartedly recommend Stowe Family Law LLP.” – Lasting Power of Attorney Client 2015
North West Legal Support Trust Manchester Legal Walk 2015:
I participated in the Manchester Legal Walk along with some of the team at the Stowe Family Law Hale office to raise money for the North West Legal Support Trust. The 10 kilometre sponsored walk raised over £7,000 to help law centres and advice services across the North West of the country.