Where/when you studied: Lancaster University – Law degree 2011 – 2014, University of Law, Manchester - LPC – 2014 - 2016
Professional expertise before joining the firm: Paralegal at a couple of firms in Bolton before commencing my training contract with Butcher and Barlow in 2017. Shortly after qualifying I moved to a boutique Private Client firm in Wilmslow before joining the team here at Fieldings Porter.
When you joined the firm: October 2021
Department responsibilities (within the firm): Solicitor in the Private Client department
Areas of special legal expertise: Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Probate and Inheritance Tax planning
Committees or organisations (to support the claim of specialist legal expertise): None at present but hoping to begin my STEP qualification in the near future
Name: Jade Atkinson
Position: Solicitor in the Private Client Team
Where educated: Thornleigh Salesian College, Runshaw College, Lancaster University and the University of Law, Manchester
First job: Paper round on a Sunday morning (for 3 whole weeks!)
Hobbies: Dancing, amateur dramatics, travelling and taking my dog for walks
Favourite food: Any pasta dish
Favourite film: Billy Elliot
Favourite group/artist: I will listen to pretty much all genres of music and find something to appreciate…. although I do have a soft spot for McFly!
Ultimate holiday destination: Australia and New Zealand
Favourite sport/team: Whatever or whoever is on the TV when my partner claims ownership of the TV remote for the night
Favourite book: Harry Potter series or A man called Ove
Likes: Laughing, eating good food, in nice places, with great company, going on holiday, binge watching trash tv series
Dislikes: Rude people, awkward silences
Personal ambition: To run a marathon!