Can I just thank you formally for your sterling efforts on our behalf. Not only did you have to put up with interminable delays, but you pulled the deal back from the brink! May I compliment you both on your total professionalism.Paddy Downton
The work was carried out in a sympathetic, friendly manner and with the highest degree of professional integrity.Phil Hollins
Pickerings have stayed with us every step of the way through a difficult and, at times, an emotionally draining, settlement agreement process, lasting several weeks. Their calm and timely approach has enabled us to make good progress and finally to bring about an appropriate settlement.Ken Down
Lucy is a private client solicitor who specialises in wills and probate,trusts, tax and estate planning. She recently joined our firm in 2017 from Mills & Reeve. She advises individuals on inheritance tax and capital gains tax matters, estate planning and preservation of wealth for future generations through will and trust arrangements.
Lucy is a member of STEP, The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, and of SFE, Solicitors for the Elderly.
Prior to qualification as a solicitor in 2006, Lucy was a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives and won Birmingham Law Society Legal Executive of the Year Award in 2007.
Lucy enjoys helping clients to achieve their aims and prides herself on providing straightforward advice on complex issues. She is skilled at helping and guiding clients through difficult times,from dealing with the administration of a loved one's estate to helping clients plan for the benefit of future generations.
Contact Lucy on 01827 317091 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lucy is recommended in The Legal 500 2018/19 as 'the 'very efficient' solicitor Lucy Cooling, who joined from Mills & Reeve LLP in 2017 and is an expert in inheritance and capital gains tax.'