Sharon is a Director in the Private Client Team based at our York office.
- Practice area - Probate, Trusts, Wills, Personal Tax Planning and Elderly Client Advice
- Qualified as a Solicitor in September 1999
- Made a Director in the firm on 1st May 2006
- Member of the Law Society Probate Section
- Member of the National Association 'Solicitors for the Elderly' (SFE). Find out more here.
Sharon worked in a nationally renowned Law Firm in Leeds in their private client department for 3 years before coming to work for Crombie Wilkinson in March 2004.
She is a specialist in most aspects of private client work including:-
- Personal Tax Planning
- Discretionary and Lifetime planning through the use of Trusts and Wills
- Estate and Trust administration
- Lasting Powers of Attorney and registration of Powers of Attorney at the Court of Protection
- Court of Protection Deputyships
- Court of Protection Receiverships
Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE)
Sharon Richardson has been accepted as a member of SFE. SFE is an association of lawyers who specialise in legal services for older people and their carers. Members of SFE have a wealth of experience within this key legal area and they are required to have spent a substantial amount of time working for elderly clients.
Sharon is a Mencap recommended advisor for Wills and Trusts. She can advise you on how you can include a gift to Mencap in your Will or Trust. Find out more here.
Sharon is a Bereavement Volunteer with Cruse Bereavement Care. All Cruse volunteers undertake specialist training in supporting people through grief and bereavement, and their work is supervised in accordance with Cruse’s policies and standards. All Cruse volunteers undertake continuing professional development training.
Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading charity in the U.K. specialising in bereavement. Founded in 1959, they currently have 134 branches and more than 5,500 volunteers throughout the U.K. Over 80,000 people contact Cruse each year for help and information.
Cruse exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss. Cruse services are free to bereaved people and the charity provides support and offers information, advice, education and training services.
To find out more about Cruse Bereavement Care, visit their website http://www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk/
Sharon is a member of Dying Matters, an online resource giving advice and support to people by raising awareness of dying, death and bereavement. Find out more by visiting their website here.
Sharon Richardson is on the Alzheimer’s Research UK’s list of solicitors who have experience of clients affected by dementia. This list is at www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/solicitors.
Sharon reports in to Richard Watson - Director and Head of Private Client Team.
You can connect with Sharon Richardson on LinkedIn here.