Private Client Solicitor / Director
Faye joined Breens Solicitors in September 2013.
Having originally studied Business and gained a BSc degree in Organisation and Business Studies from Lancaster University, Faye went on to study law at the University of Central Lancashire where she also completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
Faye qualified as a Solicitor in 2013. She is passionate about Private Client work and has therefore specialised in this area of law.
Faye is a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practioners (STEP) and is a member of the Liverpool Law Society non-contentious committee.
She looks after a wide range of clients, advising on drafting wills and estate planning, including advising clients on reducing the liability of their estates to Inheritance Tax and planning for long term care. She also handles Probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection work and Trust matters.
Examples of cases she has dealt with include – administering an estate where only a copy will was found, managing the day to day affairs of clients who lack capacity, advising on will validity with a mixture of valid and invalid terms, general trust management, and advising trustees in relation to their powers and duties.
She deals with both high net worth and medium net worth estate planning and administration with and without a foreign asset element, asset protection planning, intestate and insolvent estate administration, powers of attorney, court of protection applications including acting as professional deputy and attorney, trust advice and management.
Outside of work, Faye lives with her husband and her four children. The majority of her spare time is spent enjoying the great outdoors with her family and her horses.
In 2017 Faye became an member of Solicitors For the Elderly.
In May 2017 Faye was appointed a director of the company.