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Claire Wilson

Position: Senior Associate Solicitor
Offices: Rosehill, Carlisle, West Cumbria
Areas: Personal Law, Wills, Probate and Inheritance

Working from our Rosehill (Carlisle) and West Cumbria offices, Claire deals with all aspects of Wills, trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection matters, the administration of estates.

About Claire

After graduating with an LLB (Hons), followed by the Legal Practice Course at the University of Central Lancashire, Claire trained at Forresters Solicitors in Barrow in Furness.  Claire later joined Milburns Solicitors upon qualification in 2008 and remained there for 8 years before joining Cartmell Shepherd in 2016.

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"Claire Wilson is both professional and efficient with a wide knowledge and skills. She is very personable, caring and understanding which made me feel secure sharing personal information when making my Will."


"Very professional, swift, courteous and effective. Excellent response to our queries.  Excellent service."


"The home visits were a blessing for us, we did not expect them.  Claire was most professional and understanding of our situation.  Thank you for all you have done."

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Sisters allowed to correct error to benefit from family trust

October 15th 2018

By Claire Wilson Associate Solicitor Two sisters have been allowed to correct an error in a family trust that would have prevented them from benefiting in the way intended when the document was drawn up. The sisters were aged 58 and 56. When their mother died in 2005, they had…

Free will review offer launched by top legal firm

November 7th 2018

A LEGAL company has launched a service which offers free will reviews for residents of West Cumbria. Staff at the Dovenby branch of Cartmell Shepherd are welcoming local residents to join them for a 30 minute consultation. They have decided to offer this service because many people unwittingly have wills…

Court corrects costly tax error in family’s trust fund

March 8th 2019

By Claire Wilson Associate Solicitor The High Court has allowed a family to correct an error in a trust fund that would have had costly tax implications. The case arose out of financial arrangements outlined in the will of a man who died in 2015. He bequeathed £4.2m to be…

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…