Julia Donnelly is a director of the company and the lead solicitor in our busy private client department. She has almost 30 years’ experience as a qualified solicitor and is one of only a handful of solicitors in Scotland who hold a tax law honours degree, which she obtained from Glasgow University.
She offers her clients an empathetic and dedicated service, handling all their personal legal needs from will writing, estate administration and executry services, to setting up Guardianship Orders and arranging Powers of Attorney. She regularly assists her clients in relation to planning, or in providing help in administering a loved one's estate. She deals regularly with both testate and intestate estates including larger estates, as well as advising clients on legal rights claims. She is also able to deal with disputes and litigation arising from estate matters, and can advise on the reduction of wills, and actions for count, reckoning and payment. When it comes to wills and financial affairs such as estate administration, it is important to have an experienced and professional solicitor on your side who will take a strategic approach to ensuring your rights and best interests are protected.
Julia prides herself on her solution-based approach whilst being innovative and putting her client's interests at the heart of her advice. She is down to earth and a good communicator and these qualities are key to the personally tailored service she aims to provide to all her of her clients. Julia is also a member of the Society of Trust and Executry Practitioners (STEP) does regular training to enhance and update her skills.