Caroline Stenner


Partner

Caroline is described by sources as “a formidable lawyer."

Chambers [UK 2017]

Experience

Caroline was admitted as a Solicitor in October 1982 and joined Birketts in 2008. She is a Partner and Head of our Private Client Advisory Team in Cambridge.

A well-known and highly regarded lawyer in the region, Caroline has 30 years' experience in all aspects of private client succession planning.  She acts for individuals, families, trustees and beneficiaries in relation to wills, tax planning and probate matters as well as advising on all aspects of trust creation, management and dissolution. Caroline also advises on probate and trust disputes. She also acts in connection with receiverships, powers of attorney and Court of Protection matters.

She is highly regarded by her clients and fellow professionals for her energy, technical skills and practical approach to problem solving.

Other Information

Caroline is ranked in band 1 by Chambers HNW [UK 2018]. "She is superb, she's got a great legal mind. She is very personable, clients like her." Another source notes that Caroline "is quick at understanding and managing sensitive family issues".

In the previous edition, a source says: "She is seen as a good pair of hands; her client care is her strength... She is very focused on her clients." Another interviewee notes that "she has been excellent, she produces information on time, provides good guidance and is good value for money."

Caroline is recommended in Legal 500 [UK 2019]. In previous editions clients state that she "gives clear advice". In previous editions, sources note that she "understands the issues and compares very well indeed to other practitioners in the region". 

Caroline is ranked in band 1 by Chambers [UK 2018]. In earlier editions, a client noted that Caroline is “particularly good with trusts, in which she has a great depth of knowledge. I would recommend her for such work." She is described as a "succession planning maven" and is "friendly, knowledgeable and avoids over-complicating matters".

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