Caroline Stenner


Partner

"Caroline Stenner is user-friendly and personable. She is extremely experienced and sensible and very good with clients, showing both empathy and pragmatism."

Legal 500 [UK 2020]

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 2019]. "Caroline is lovely, she is a good communicator and is just so easy to deal with. Technically she is strong. She is just lovely to deal with. She has a wonderful personality which she can back up with strong technical knowledge" says a commentator. 

"Leading light" Caroline is recommended and named as a 'Leading Individual' by Legal 500 [UK 2021]. In the previous edition clients say "Caroline Stenner is user-friendly and personable. She is extremely experienced and sensible and very good with clients, showing both empathy and pragmatism".

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".

   Legal 500 UK 2021 Leading Individual                   Top Ranked Chambers HNW 2019 Caroline Stenner