Partner & Head of Wills and Probate
Jayne Smith leads the Wills and Probate department at Nottingham based Rotheras Solicitors and is currently based in our Wollaton office.
Wills, Probate and Trusts
Powers of Attorney
Court of Protection
Jayne is able to advise on wills, probate, court of protection, lasting powers of attorney, elderly client and tax planning issues. She is a member of the Law Society’s Private Client section and sits on the Nottinghamshire Law Society International Committee which organises twinning events with the Bars of Karlsruhe and Ghent.
Jayne is based at the Wollaton office and has strong connections with the community there.
Our wills, probate and trusts department is one of the largest in the East Midlands with seven offices covering the city centre and suburbs.
“The team, which is headed by Jayne Smith, is also active in promoting the interests of elderly clients. ”Legal 500, 2016
“I used Rothera Sharp's Wollaton office because it was local to me. I always found Jayne Smith very welcoming and professional. Her guidance was very constructive and extremely helpful. ”Mr R Lowe
“We found Rothera Sharp extremely helpful. Everything was explained clearly. We would recommend them to family and friends. ”Mrs Harrison
“I have used Rothera Sharp for several years now and have always been pleased with the professional service I have received. ”Michael Carter
“Jayne is always professional, appropriately friendly and gives clear, understandable advice. ”Margaret Oldroyd
“We continue to come back to Rothera Sharp because we have always found their staff to be very professional, helpful and efficient. ”John Barks
“Brilliant service as always with Rothera Sharp. Very professional and efficient service guaranteed. ”Neil Hemsley
“Rothera Sharp Solicitors is particularly well regarded for trusts work. Led by Jayne Smith, the team also handles the administration of high-value estates and advises clients on tax efficient structures, as well as Court of Protection issues and work with vulnerable and elderly clients. ”Legal 500, 2017
“I found Jayne very professional and helpful. She came to our house each time, knowing that we had mobility problems. ”JD Jones
“Very professional and reassuring guidance through complexity involved when someone dies. I particularly liked the way all the options were clearly set out before commissioning the work. ”Francis Doyle