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Megan Wilkinson

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

Based in our Penrith office Megan is part of the firm’s Private Client department specialising in providing advice in relation to Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Administration of Estates.


Megan graduated with a 2:1 LLB Law Degree from Lancaster University. She joined Cartmell Shepherd from Butterworths Solicitors in October 2016.  Megan is from Kirkby Stephen and lived in Lancaster before returning to the Eden Valley again.

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"The thought of legal formality can seem somewhat daunting. However, Megan Wilkinson, steered us through the process sensitively and explained every concern to our complete understanding. We both felt that the range of options available to us were explained and we felt that our decisions were all the better for Megan's advice."


"Megan has been incredibly supportive throughout. She has dealt with the numerous problems in a very professional and friendly manner. She was always at the end of a phone or email - responding very quickly."


"No hitches, helpful suggestions, charming service. Excellent service all round."

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Court settles brothers’ dispute over administering mother’s Will

September 27th 2021

A man has been removed as an executor of his mother’s Will after his brother complained that he was obstructing the administration of the estate. Megan Wilkinson, Associate Solicitor, reports on this recent case. The case involved three brothers; two of them were executors of her will. Following several years…

Law firm invests in its staff with raft of promotions to key positions

April 21st 2021

A LEADING legal firm has recognised the achievements of its team by promoting several members of staff to key positions. Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors has made the appointments as part of its expansion plans which have continued throughout the pandemic. The 11 internal promotions include the appointment of Katherine Pretswell-Walker to…

People making a will urged to include a Lasting Power of Attorney

March 1st 2021

People making or renewing their will are being urged to consider arranging a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) at the same time to protect their interests into the future. Megan Wilkinson Solicitor in our Wills, Probate & Inheritance team provides an update. It follows research carried out by the Law…

Wills witnessed over video links to be deemed legal during Covid-19

July 30th 2020

The Government says that wills witnessed over video links during the Covid-19 pandemic will be considered legal and valid. The move is designed to make it easier for people to record their final wishes while keeping safe and practising social distancing. Currently, the law states that a will must be…

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