Kent law firm Warners Solicitors has promoted three solicitors to the role of partner. Fiona Taylor, Keith Unger and Rebecca Massam take the total number of partners at this well-respected firm to 22.
Fiona is based in the Tonbridge office; she joined Warners as a trainee and qualified in 1996. Fiona has a great depth of experience in all private client matters, including advising on all types of Wills, Powers of Attorney. Fiona is well known for her calm efficiency when dealing with complex probate cases, especially complex estates with Inheritance Tax planning.
Keith was admitted as a solicitor in 2000 and he is a trained mediator. Keith has a particular interest in family law matters involving children and finances, ranging from cases involving modest sums to those comprising complicated, higher-value assets. His expertise in these areas is recognised by his membership of the Law Society Family Law Advanced Accreditation Scheme. The scheme is designed to identify lawyers with particular expertise and competence.
Rebecca joined Warners in 2011, having trained and qualified in London, where she gained experience in high profile, high net worth cases and complex issues involving children. Rebecca is a member of Resolution; she specialises in Collaborative Law, a process that provides couples with a way to control how issues between them are resolved when divorcing, without the threat of court proceedings.
To keep clients informed and provide regular advice and updates, Warners has launched a Legal Updates Podcast. In the current series, Keith explains the divorce process and answers some frequently asked questions such as ‘What are the grounds for divorce?’ and ‘How much does divorce cost?’ Rebecca discusses Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family law matters. She explains how it works and the benefits that it can provide. Finally, in Fiona’s podcast, she explains what probate is and the different approaches taken depending on whether the deceased has left a Will or if they have died intestate. She describes the various stages that are involved, from applying for probate to the distribution of the assets.
All podcasts are available on the Warners’ website and all major podcast players.