Private Client Executive
Victoria is a highly regarded Private Client Executive with over 20 years’ experience in the profession.
Victoria assists our Head of Private Client, Elaine Lightfoot, dealing with Wills, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection matters. She also assists with the administration of Estates and Probate work.
Victoria’s career has focussed relevant and transferrable skills within different fields of the private legal sector with the sound ability to interact and attend to the needs of clients of varied age, ethnicity, cultural difference and corporate standing. She is a well rounded communicator with an extensive understanding of what it takes to deliver client satisfaction.
What People Say about Us...
“This full service firm has a growing presence in the region for its estate work. Clients say ‘A small enough unit that it provides a really personal service, which is not dissipated as it goes down the line.’” - Chambers UK - Agriculture and Rural Affairs
“Providing ‘a good service and appropriate guidance and advice.’” - UK Legal 500 - Charities
“This Harrogate-based firm advises clients on the full spectrum of charities law, including tax, brand management, property, employment and the establishment of new charities. Clients say: ‘They respond quickly and always explain things in an easy-to-understand language.’” - Chambers UK - Charities
“Clients are fulsome in their praise and appreciate that the firm understands the sector and takes the time to understand its clients: ‘They are always quick to respond to all forms of communication and give good and sound advice on all matters.’” - Chambers UK - Charities
“Peter McCormick leads McCormicks’ growing portfolio of contentious work, for clients such as Strutt Family Trusts.” - Legal 500
“McCormicks’ ‘brilliant’ practice has an emphasis on tax planning, and is led by Partner Elaine Lightfoot.” - Legal 500
“McCormicks is particularly well regarded for providing assistance to executors, trustees and beneficiaries of sizeable family estates and trusts. Litigation head Philip Edmondson handles a variety of contentious probate matters, including TLATA claims and claims to overturn wills on the grounds of capacity and duress, and private client head Elaine Lightfoot regularly handles cases involving testamentary capacity, joint ownership issues and disputes between executors and trustees.” - Legal 500