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Janna Vigar joined the firm in 2015 and is part of the Private Client Division.
Areas of expertise:
Janna specialises in private client law which includes:
- Advising on and preparing Wills;
- Providing inheritance tax advice;
- Advising and drafting Lasting Powers of Attorney;
- Advising on mental capacity and the Mental Capacity Act 2005;
- Dealing with the administration of estates when someone has passed away including applications for Grant of Probate; and
- Drafting and administering trusts.
Membership of professional bodies and organisations:
Janna is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly, an Associate STEP Member and also runs a bereavement support group in Ludlow ‘The Good Grief Café’. Janna is also a trustee for Shropshire based charity, Hands Together Ludlow.
From Will clients:
"Professional, friendly and knowledgeable. Easy to work with to address two new wills in the family. Friendly and approachable. Took time to understand our needs and life situations. Totally recommended."
"Great service. Good communication and all tasks carried out as required."
"mfg covered everything in an understanding and helpful way with great advice."
"My phone calls were returned promptly. Ms Vigar was very friendly and helpful. She understood my Father's difficulties and was sympathetic and extremely kind whilst also being very efficient. We cannot thank her enough."
"I found Janna to be very good at her job. She is a likeable person and does her work in an efficient and relaxing manner, explaining each move she makes. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone who wants a very good solicitor."
"Janna was extremely helpful, friendly and easy to deal with throughout, from the first telephone call when procedures and costs were clearly explained, followed up by a Zoom conference and finally signing of documents in person. Excellent service!".
‘Janna was helpful and professional. She took care to double-check anything we seemed unsure about. Very satisfied with all aspects of the service; thank you.’
‘Everything was very professional and friendly. We felt that Janna made sense of our complicated requirements. We looked forward to our visits.’
‘From the time I entered the building I was met firstly by friendly reception staff and then when my Solicitor Janna fetched me this continued. She immediately made me feel at ease. Everything was fully explained and handled in a competent manner from start to finish. I would strongly recommend Janna and mfg for all legal matters.’
"Professional, friendly service. All our wishes regarding our estate have been dealt with."
From Probate clients:
"I have been very pleased with the attention and help I have received. I have been helped by the Ludlow office with my husband's Probate over the last two years. The help and attention I have received has been excellent."
"Janna was very kind at a difficult time and explained matters in a professional manner."
"Death and Taxes. mfg handled probate and consequential matters arising from the death of a family member. It was relatively straightforward, but even so, I had complete confidence in the way the case was conducted and resolved."
“I have worked with Janna for a numbers of months, first on Deputyship for my mother. She sadly died before completion. After Mum’s death, Janna dealt with her Estate. I have always found Janna professional, easy to understand and honest. I am so grateful to her for all her hard work. I don’t think I would have got through this most difficult time without her understanding."
"I cannot praise the service that Janna gave me adequately. She was wonderful – caring, supportive and helpful beyond what I expected”.
"During a very personal time of grief, all meetings and contact with Janna were dealt with, not only very professionally, but with kindness. Her help in the situation was much appreciated."
"Thank you again Janna. Your hard work over the past year has been so helpful to us all, as you have steered us through the complicated waters of wills and probate. At every step of the way you have managed every detail with professionalism and genuine care for us all, especially for Mum, who has frequently commented on just how wonderful you have been."
From Power of Attorney clients:
"Amazing. Janna is excellent at explaining everything with regards to wills and LPAs."
"As always excellent service. Understanding and sensitivity shown at all times during registration of my mother’s Enduring Power of Attorney."