private client solicitor Rebecca Dixon

Rebecca Dixon

Becky joined Barker Gotelee in June 2015 and qualified into the Private Client team in January 2018 as an Associate Solicitor. Becky has over 4 years’ worth of experience in Private Client law, a law degree, Master in Law with commendation and a diploma in professional practice with distinction; all from Nottingham Law School. Becky has previously worked at a leading law firm in Worcester in both Private Client and Corporate law.

Becky is an affiliate member of STEP, an associate member of Solicitors for the Elderly, a registered Dementia Friend and Dignity Champion.

Becky specialises in all areas of Private Client law including:

  • Wills, succession and asset protection
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney and the best way in which to implement these
  • Care fees planning
  • Inheritance tax planning
  • The creation and administration of trusts
  • Elderly client care
  • Court of Protection work including Deputyship applications and ongoing administration of Deputyships; and
  • Probate and Administration of estates after death

Becky has a particular specialism in relation to Universal Wealth Preservation and other “Asset Protection” Trusts and has advised clients and solicitors across the country in relation to:

  • removing trustees who are no longer acting and are uncontactable
  • assigning properties into the names of trustees chosen by clients
  • advice on advantages and disadvantages of trusts and whether the clients aims are likely to be achieved by the trusts
  • advice on tax consequences as a result of lifetime trusts

Clients say:

  • “Becky has an excellent grasp of the legal aspects”
  • “She is a gifted communicator with a very clear voice and warm personality”
  • “This practice area often requires dealings with the elderly and frail and indeed the vulnerable too. Her patience and pleasing personality are so ideally suited for such …”
  • “Rebecca demonstrated thoroughness, professionalism and offered a friendly approach throughout my dealings with her”
  • “very helpful friendly & professional my contact was Rebecca McCarthy who really went the extra mile”
  • “Rebecca Dixon guided us through this nightmare situation with options, advice and care”
  • “[we] found Rebecca to be very patient and… very helpful”
  • “professional and candid, I could not be more appreciative of the work Rebecca has done for me”

Becky believes in the importance of firms giving back to the community and is a keen participant in the firm’s charity and CSR events such as the:

  • Suffolk School Farm and Country Fair
  • Thomas Mills High School Careers Fair
  • St Albans Employer Network Programme
  • Greenways Countryside Project; and
  • Suffolk Constabulary Headquarters free advice clinic
  • Age UK free advice clinic

Call me
01473 617309 or 07714 093513