A solicitor from Cwmbran-based Rubin Lewis O’Brien has achieved an advanced certificate in will preparation, adding to the firms’ reputation a practice which specialises in estate management.

Kate Toner, solicitor at the firm, recently passed the STEP advanced certificate in will preparation (England and Wales). As the only advanced qualification in the will writing field that has been designed for practitioners with a broad experience of taking instructions and will drafting, the qualification is hugely welcomed by the firm.

Damian Lines TEP, partner and head of wills, trusts and probate at Rubin Lewis O’Brien, said “What a fantastic way to start the new year! Kate has achieved an excellent result and her additional qualification yet again demonstrates our commitment to advising individuals and families of their options when it comes to later life planning.

“Of course, it isn’t the most light-hearted of topics, but it is extremely important nonetheless.”

Kate said: “I am delighted to achieve the advanced certificate. There were many hours of planning, workshops and examinations but it is extremely worth it to be able to be one of the very few legal practices in the area to have this level of expertise within our wills, trusts and probate department.

“This is another step along in my professional career and I thank all the staff, especially colleagues in my department for their support and encouragement. I look forward to advising our clients and being part of the Rubin Lewis O’Brien team as one of the top advisors on such legal matters for years to come.”

Rubin Lewis O’Brien has a dedicated team of fully qualified solicitors in the Wills, Trusts and Probate team along with a large body of support staff. Whether making a will, setting up a trust for a venerable beneficiary or going through the challenging process of probate, the firm will look after you and your family with the utmost professionalism. Also, the firm offers Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of protection services.

Rubin Lewis O'Brien provides legal advice to both individuals and businesses.

For more information about Rubin Lewis O'Brien call 01633 867000/ 01633 869191, visit www.rlo.law, follow @RLO_law on Twitter or email info@rlo.law.