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, dealing with the administration of estates when someone has passed away including applications for Grant of Probate, inheritance tax advice, drafting and administering trusts, advising on and preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney, advising on mental capacity and the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
Janna is particularly interested in advising clients when they or their relatives have lost mental capacity and an application to the Court of Protection is needed to enable another person to deal with their affairs.
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 two Shropshire based charities – Hands Together Ludlow and Professionals with Alzheimers.
From Will clients:
"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.’
From Probate clients:
‘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:
‘As always excellent service. Understanding and sensitivity shown at all times during registration of my mother’s Enduring Power of Attorney.’