Jennie qualified as a solicitor in 1984, since then she has specialised in wills, probate, trusts, tax and estate planning, powers of attorney and court of protection work. She has helped thousands of clients and their families in that time, and has very wide experience at all levels in probate work. This has included the estates of business people, company owners and farmers, academics and non UK domiciled clients, contested estates, and many which are high value and complex. These days Jennie tends to act as Executor or Administrator and take a higher level supervisory role, spending roughly 30% of her time on probate work. Jennie is a full member of STEP and on the STEP worldwide Council, and also a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians.
Jennie is based at our Cambridge office.
Jennie Pratt are praised for ‘tact, empathy and efficiency'. - Legal 500
Jennie Pratt handles tax planning and wealth management in the firm's Cambridge practice. She advises on all matters concerning wills, trusts, tax and estate administration, and is held in high regard by her peers.- Chambers & Partners
Ashtons Legal delivers ‘prompt service' and Jennie Pratt is ‘excellent in dealings with the Charity Commission'. - Legal 500
Ashtons Legal ‘has the edge in client care’. The ‘experienced and knowledgeable’ Jennie Pratt ‘communicates simply and clearly with appropriate solutions’, and recently advised elderly clients on the IHT aspects of a £3m estate. - Legal 500
Although Jennie Pratt of Ashtons Legal is much noted for her broad private client practice, she comes particularly recommended for her advice on the taxing of trusts. - Chambers & Partners
Jennie Pratt of Ashtons Legal is a commended trust and tax expert whose high-quality practice is admired by clients and peers. - Chambers & Partners
Jennie Pratt is ‘practical, clear and good with clients’ - Legal 500
Jennie Pratt advises on wills, trusts and the administration of complex high-value estates, with sources noting that "clients speak highly of her." She also has expertise in charitable trust work, with a market insider noting that they "have been very happy with everything she has done." - Chambers & Partners, 2017
The "exceptionally knowledgeable" Jennie Pratt is a well-respected private client practitioner in Cambridge. "I think highly of her - client care is a big focus for her and she is technically good." She advises high net worth individuals and families on estate planning and administration. An interviewee states: "I will refer work to her, she is an experienced practitioner who we can trust to provide someone with good sensible advice." - Chambers & Partners, 2017
Jennie Pratt, who has a highly respected high-net-worth estate planning practice and whose ‘calm manner and ability to explain complex matters in a way clients understand’ is greatly valued." - Legal 500