Cecily joined the firm in September 2022 as a Trainee Solicitor and is currently completing her third seat in the Private Client Advisory Team in the Ipswich office, where she assists the team with a wide range of matters, including the administration of estates and drafting wills and lasting powers of attorney. Her second seat was in the Agriculture and Estates Team where she assisted with a wide range of matters including land transactions and estate management. Cecily’s first seat was in the Commercial Property Team where she gained experience in drafting leases and sale contracts.
Prior to joining Birketts, Cecily graduated from Durham University with a First Class degree in Classics, specialising in Ancient Greek tragedy. She subsequently completed the GDL at the University of Northumbria and the LPC LLM at the University of Law, achieving a distinction on both courses. Her LPC electives were in Family, Employment, Private Client, and Advanced Real Estate.