Meet the Team
The Wills and Probate department offers a range of services to members including Lasting Powers of Attorney, Trusts and Estate Administration. Our team have over 50 years collective experience in delivering high quality work in all matters relating to the area of Wills and Probate.
Due to this the team is able to offer a personal service, tailored to your specific circumstances and exact requirements. The team also provides discrete advice to members in all areas of Wills and Probate through the telephone advisory service.
Private Client and Civil Litigation Manager
Maddalena joined Unionline in January 2020 after 10 years at a previous local Law firm. Maddalena has over 18 years’ experience within Private Client specialising in non-contentious matters. Her experience includes the administration of estate, estate planning, Inheritance Tax advice, Will writing and the preparation and registration of Lasting Power of Attorney’s.
Complex Wills Legal Advisor – Private Client Dept
Jennifer joined our Private Client Team from Bury & Walkers. Jennifer has worked in the Private Client area for over 6 years. She has completed her CILEx Level 3 Diploma for Legal Secretaries. Jennifer joined UnionLine in March 2021 as Private Client Legal Advisor, drafting simple Wills before taking on the further complex work, including complex Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Declaration of Trusts.
Wills and Civil Litigation Supervisor
Isabella graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a LLB Law Degree in 2020. Isabella started at Unionline initially in the Civil Litigation department and has since progressed into the Private Client department with her current role as Wills, Trusts and Probate Paralegal.
Isabella is responsible for Complex Wills matters, working with clients to ensure their particular circumstances and interests are protected. She also provides full support with clients Power of Attorney, or in some instances, Court of Protections applications. More recently Isabella has take on clients probate matters, assisting with the administrative side of losing a loved one-whether that be in assisting with probate applications, or taking on the role as executor for a deceased clients estate.
Zaura joined Unionline in October 2021. Zaura is excited to be re-joining Private Client after living and working in the UAE since 2016.
Zaura has 13 years’ experience within Private Client specialising in Wills and Probate and is responsible for Complex Wills matters and Estate Administration . Her experience includes the administration of estate, estate planning, Will writing and the preparation and registration of Lasting Power of Attorney’s, including professional deputyship, assisting and supporting clients with regard to the management of their property and affairs.
Raymond graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2019 with a First Class Degree in Law and has experience in civil litigation in the county courts and enforcement.
Raymond joined UnionLine in September 2021 as an Enforcement and Litigation Paralegal. He is due to start his postgraduate studies in January 2022 at The University of Law where he will be completing the LLM Legal Practice (SQE1 and SQE2).
Alice is a Legal Advisor in the Wills and Probate Department.
Alice graduated from University of Lincoln with a degree in Law and Criminology and has successfully completed the LPC LLM with the University of Law.
Alice joined UnionLine in September 2021 and advises on various Will related enquiries, and also drafts simple and some complex Wills.
Harriet Joined Union line in November 2021 assisting in the Wills and Probate department providing Legal Advice on the helpline and drafting simple Wills to Complex Wills.
Harriet now assists the complex team in drafting lasting Power of Attorneys and Life Interest Trusts. Since then Harriet has been promoted to a Paralegal now being trained up to deal with more complex Private Client matters including Probate and Estate administration matters and also the handling of Court of Protection matters.
Harriet works alongside the supervisors and Senior Paralegal offering support and administrative assistance.
Cameron is a legal advisor and Wills drafter in the Wills and probate department.
Cameron graduated Nottingham Trent Law School in 2021 but spent a year gaining experience outside of the legal sector, mainly in education. Cameron joined the Unionline team in early 2022 and is looking forward progressing as a part of the team.
Caitlin is a Legal Advisor in the Wills and Probate Department.
Caitlin graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with an LLB Law Degree in 2019. Caitlin joined UnionLine in March 2022.
Ivani graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2019 with a degree in Law and Criminology. She joined the Unionline team in January 2022 as a Legal Advisor in the Civil Litigation Department.
Recently, she transitioned over to the Private Client department and advises on Wills and drafts simple to some complex Wills. She is excited to start her journey in the Wills and Probate Department.