We’re delighted to announce that Wills and Probate Solicitor, Henrietta Brett, has become a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). As a full member, Henrietta is officially a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP), which further validates her expertise within trusts and estates.
The importance of STEP membership
If you’re wondering why STEP is so important, it is the benchmark many solicitors strive for. It is the top professional qualification for a Wills, Trusts and Probate Solicitors, which is why we’re celebrating with Henrietta.
STEP is the global professional association for those advising families across generations. Understandably, gaining full membership, which only senior practitioners hold, is quite a rigorous process. As you would expect, Henrietta had to evidence her legal experience and submit essays to demonstrate her intricate knowledge on Wills, trusts and estates.
Working to a high standard
Bound by a professional code of conduct, Henrietta and thousands of other members worldwide are expected to act with integrity and keep up to date with technical and regulatory developments. This is so that clients can be fully confident in the advice they receive, which dovetails nicely with how Henrietta already works.
Commenting on the news, Daryl Griffiths, Chief Executive of Burnett Barker Solicitors, said:
“We’re delighted that Henrietta has gained full STEP membership. Having an internationally recognised expert in Wills and estate planning on our team is most definitely a cause for celebration, and we’ll continue to support Henrietta in her all membership duties.”
“As a solicitor advising individuals and families on plans for their future, trust is really important. Being a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) provides a little extra reassurance to clients that I work to the highest standard, and always with their wishes and best interests at heart.”