Wendy Mustard

Solicitor/Head of Wills, Trusts & Probate

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Wendy achieved an LL.B. (Hons) degree in Law and a post graduate diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Northumbria obtaining distinctions in employment law, jurisprudence, business law and practice, solicitors’ accounts and advanced insolvency.

Wendy started working in the area of Wills, Trusts & Probate in 2010 at a large regional law firm in Newcastle upon Tyne and is now a qualified solicitor.  Wendy joined the team at Richard Reed in early 2015 and was appointed the Head of the Department in January 2018.

Wendy advises clients on all aspects of Private Client work and has experience helping clients with their wills, succession planning and enduring and lasting powers of attorney.  Wendy has dealt with a wide variety of estates, including those liable to Inheritance Tax, intestate estates (where the deceased did not leave a will) and advising beneficiaries about varying their entitlement under a Deed of Variation.

Wendy is a technician member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), an affiliate member of Solicitors for the Elderly and a Dementia Friend.

Outside of work Wendy is a keen runner and enjoys attending the gym and playing the piano.

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