Associate (admitted in Scotland, England and Wales)
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Jan joined Birketts in September 2016. She is an Associate in our Private Client Advisory Team.
Jan completed her training contract at a top Scottish law firm, qualifying in May 2016. She is qualified in Scotland, England and Wales, having completed her dual qualification in February 2018.
Jan’s private client experience includes dealing with a wide variety of matters including the drafting of wills, estate and inheritance tax planning, creating and administering trusts, probate and lasting powers of attorney. Jan has a particular interest in trust and tax advice and landed estate work. Jan regularly works alongside Birketts Agricultural Team, providing advice on agricultural estate planning and the availability of Agricultural Property Relief and Business Property Relief.
Jan has been involved with providing advice to families with often large and complex trust arrangements. Jan often work alongside clients’ accountants and financial advisors to provide cohesive advice to clients.
Jan is based on our Norwich office.
Jan grew up in Edinburgh before moving to Glasgow to attend University. Jan studied Spanish at the University of Glasgow, before also completing the accelerated LLB in Law and the Diploma in Legal Practice there. Jan speaks both Spanish and Italian, having lived in both countries.