Bernadette is a Paralegal in the Private Client department and advises clients on a wide range of matters.
Amongst other things, Bernadette deals with the preparation of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Declarations of Trusts, Court of Protection applications and Probate matters.
Bernadette first joined Waltons solicitors at the age of 18 and has been with the firm ever since. She initially worked in the Luton office in the Residential Conveyancing Department but has been a Paralegal in the Private Client Department for 17 years. She is currently based in the Harpenden office but mainly deals with Luton clients.
During her long employment with the firm Bernadette has built up many Luton connections and recommendations from existing clients. She regularly visits clients at their home and care homes and has a friendly and caring approach to clients. She has much practical experience and is particularly good at dealing with clients who may need a more sympathetic approach to bereavement.
Over the course of her years as a Paralegal Bernadette has spent a large part of her time on Probate matters but has also worked on some complex Wills and Declarations of Trust.