• Sharon Richardson
  • Director, Head of Private Client team
      • Sharon Richardson
      • Director, Head of Private Client team
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      • 19 Clifford Street
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      • YO1 9RJ
      • 01904 624185
      • 01904 623078
      • 61501 YORK
Sharon Richardson

Sharon Richardson

Director, Head of Private Client team

Sharon is a Director and Head of the Private Client Team. She is based at our York office. 

You can contact Sharon Richardson in the first instance by telephoning her Assistant on 01904 697754 or by email.

  • 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
  • Accredited Lifetime Lawyer of The Association of Lifetime Lawyers (formerly known as 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:-

  • Wills
  • Probate
  • 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

The Association of Lifetime Lawyers (formerly known as Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE)).
Sharon Richardson is a member of The Association of Lifetime Lawyers. This is an association of lawyers who specialise in legal services for older people and their carers. Members 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 is supervised by Duncan Morter - Managing Director.

You can connect with Sharon Richardson on LinkedIn here.

What our Clients say about Sharon

  • Immediate attention and sunny disposition, caring, nothing was too much. Levels of service are perfect, no improvement necessary!
  • Dear Sharon, thank you for your professionalism, kindness and understanding when our Mum died and all you did for us at the time and since, best wishes.
  • Sharon listened to me, explained and gave clear advice. Effective questioning used to obtain accurate and relevant information. The service was exemplary.
  • I wanted to let you know how impressed I've been by the way Sharon has dealt with matters. A combination of technical expertise, progressing things and keeping the client informed as to progress shone out. Sharon is a credit to your firm and her profession.
  • Many thanks for all your work so far. I know you get to deal with people at a very difficult point in their lives but I'd like to take this opportunity to tell you that you do your job really well.
  • Sharon was always pleasant and very easy to talk to in a language I could understand. I felt I could ask her to explain things without me feeling stupid! She also gave me confidence re sorting out my Aunts Will.