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Jane Shaw

Position: Associate Solicitor
Offices: Penrith
Areas: Personal Law, Wills, Probate and Inheritance

Based at Penrith, but also serving West Cumbrian clients, Jane has many years of experience as a Private Client Solicitor advising in relation to wills, the administration of estates, general elderly client care, all aspects of Powers of Attorney and Deputyship, tax and succession planning and trusts.

About Jane

Jane graduated with a BSc Natural Sciences degree from Durham University and subsequently studied Post Graduate Law in Newcastle.  She qualified as a Solicitor in 1993 and joined Cartmell Shepherd in 2014 as an Associate having previously been a Partner in a multi office West Cumbrian firm.

Jane is a member of the Private Client Section of the Law Society and an Affiliate Member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Jane is Dementia Friends trained.

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Clocking the miles to raise awareness for Dementia

July 8th 2020

Team Cartmells will be taking on a 50 / 100 mile run or walking challenge for Dementia during July to raise awareness and funds to help the Alzheimer’s Society who support people living with dementia. Covid-19 has been difficult for everyone but it is hitting those living with dementia the…

Woman left out of her father’s will awarded £138,000

July 9th 2020

By Jane Shaw Associate Solicitor in our Wills, Probate and Inheritance team. A woman who was left nothing in her father’s will has been awarded more than £138,000 from his estate as a reasonable provision for her needs. The woman, referred to in court only as the claimant, suffered from…

Clocking the miles to raise awareness for Dementia ... team update!

July 14th 2020

Over the last week Team Cartmells have been busy running and walking for Dementia.  There have been many miles ran and walked by the team.  Below are some updates and stories from the last week of running and walking: Zoe Calway Director, has managed to get 32 miles on the…

Clocking the miles to raise awareness for Dementia … team round up!

August 12th 2020

Throughout July Team Cartmells have ran and walked hundreds of miles to raise awareness for dementia and have managed to raise an amazing £890 for Alzheimer’s Society. There were certainly times where it seemed like quite the challenge and there were some very tired legs, however the team are all…

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