Donna Crossthwaite

Private Client Executive


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I am a private client executive based at the Prestwich office. I specialise in Wills, Probate matters, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection Applications.

I have worked in a legal environment since 2001 mainly working within Personal Injury Law up until 2014 where I joined Butcher & Barlow in the Conveyancing Department. Since the start of 2016, I have been working within the Private Client department firstly at our Prestwich office and now at our Bury office.

I have a wealth of experience dealing with Private Client law including:

  • Drafting of single and mirror Wills and advice to clients regarding the different options and requirements;
  • Inheritance tax advice and tax planning;
  • Preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney and registration with the Office of the Public Guardian;
  • Dealing with the Court of Protection Application for Deputyship where capacity has been lost and a Lasting Power of Attorney is not an option; and
  • Administration of Estates including applying for the Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration and the preparation of Estate and Distribution Accounts.

I grew up in Prestwich and have many close working relationships as a result. Many of my clients come to me as a result of recommendations.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and my three children, reading and eating out with friends and family.

Specialist Areas

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Powers of Attorney & Court of Protection
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Wills, Trusts and Probate Solicitors

What our clients say

Glad I went to Butcher & Barlow in the first place with this legal necessity if somebody dies intestate. Donna made everything run smoothly. It was a pleasure doing business with her. Thanks again Donna

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