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Jane Oakley

Position: Associate Private Client Legal Executive
Offices: Penrith
Areas: Personal Law, Wills, Probate and Inheritance

Jane is an Associate Private Client Legal Executive, based in our Penrith office, specialising in providing advice in relation to Wills, Court of Protection applications, powers of attorney and the administration of estates.

In 2021, Jane joined Cartmell Shepherd having spent over 17 years with a Penrith based firm of solicitors.

Jane is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX), an Affiliate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and a Student member of the Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE).

Jane is also a Dementia Friend.

Outside of work, Jane enjoys walking with her husband in the Lake District & the Northern Pennines.

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Legal firm builds on success with six new promotions

March 17th 2023

A LEGAL firm is investing in the future by promoting six members of its team to key positions. Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors has made the appointments as part of its commitment to strengthening and developing the firm, which currently employs more than 90 people based at its six offices across Cumbria…

Kate Garraway inheritance highlights value of powers of attorney

July 1st 2022

The heart-breaking experience of TV presenter Kate Garraway’s inheritance case highlights the value of drawing up Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) to protect your future.  Jane Oakley, Private Client Legal Executive in our Wills, Probate & Inheritance team reports. Kates’s husband Derek Draper suffered a terrible reaction to Covid and…

New Year Resolutions to protect your future and your family

January 6th 2022

January is the time for making resolutions to give ourselves a fresh start for the New Year. Jane Oakley a member of our Wills, Probate & Inheritance team reports. It’s good to take stock and decide to eat less or exercise more but there’s so much more we could be doing…

Lasting Powers of Attorney to be made safer and simpler

August 5th 2021

The process of managing a loved one’s affairs using a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is to be made simpler and safer. Jane Oakley a member of our Wills, Probate & Inheritance team provides an update. An LPA is a legal document that allows people to appoint someone else (an…

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