Rachael qualified as a Solicitor in September 2014 and has since gained experience in a variety of Private Client matters including Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Charities, Court of Protection applications, Trusts and Estate administrations including those involving large agricultural and business assets. Rachael joined the firm’s Private Client team in February 2017 and provides advice and assistance in relation to the following:
Rachael is a committee member for the women’s fund – a charitable fund managed by the community foundation which provides grants to various charitable projects supporting women in the region. Rachael meets twice annually with the committee to consider applications and regularly visits projects supported by the women’s fund and more widely by the community foundation. Rachael also volunteers with the National Youth Advocacy Service and is trained in child safeguarding.
Finally, Rachael is an affiliate with the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). She is currently studying towards the STEP Diploma, being a highly specialist qualification in this area of work.
"Very satisfied. Rachael Leathley was not only very competent at her job, but very friendly. She's a credit to your firm. Thank you"
- Client of Rachael Leathley