Sarah-Jane Legge - Apprentice Solicitor

Sarah-Jane is an apprentice solicitor in our French Legal Services team in Bury St Edmunds.

She specialises in complex cross border inheritance tax and legal advice on the conflict of laws between the two jurisdictions and conflicting tax scenarios.

Sarah-Jane joined Ashtons Legal in 2014 as a legal assistant and became an apprentice solicitor in 2016. She was the first to sign up for the Six-Year Solicitors Apprenticeship and is set to qualify as a solicitor in 2022. During her apprentice training, Sarah-Jane received first-class honours in her law degree and was in the top 20% of the UK pass rates for her SQE1.

During her six years of training, Sarah-Jane has gained legal experience in French Legal Services, Family Law, Lifetime Planning and Dispute Resolution.

Sarah-Jane is passionate about strengthening links with European lawyers to ensure continued communication, cooperation and understanding.

In 2021, Sarah-Jane was one of four Barbri alumni panel spokespersons dealing with a Q&A session with over 75 new and existing students.