Amy Burton is a Partner of our Wills, Life Planning & Probate Team, primarily based in our Chelmsford office. She joined Fisher Jones Greenwood in August 2011, was promoted to an Associate Solicitor in April 2016 and was appointed as a Partner in April 2020.
Amy specialises in the drafting of Wills, the administration of estates and other non-contentious probate matters and the preparation and registration of Lasting Powers of Attorney. She can also advise on Inheritance Tax issues and lifetime planning, including the drafting of trusts.
As well as the above, Amy is a registered member of the Equity Release Council and is also a member of our specialist Court of Protection team. She can advise clients on matters concerning the Court of Protection and lodge applications on their behalf.
For two years in a row, Amy was privileged enough to have been rated as a ‘Next Generation Lawyer’ by the Legal 500, commenting that “Associate Amy Burton handles matters concerning high-value estates” whilst remaining “helpful and compassionate”. Having changed the name of their categories for 2020, but still being ranked for the third year in a row, the Legal 500 have this year ranked Amy as a ‘Rising Star’.
Amy works closely with a number of charitable organisations and local hospices, regularly working alongside and supporting Farleigh Hospice in Chelmsford. She is also a Committee Member of the FJG Foundation, a charity established by partners and staff at FJG to benefit and support local charitable and worthy causes
Very professional. Friendly and non-intimidating approach. Thorough approach to all alternative considerations.
Amy Burton always maintained an excellent balance of professionalism and friendliness.
Amy has been a high support to myself during this very difficult time - covering my late fathers admittance to a nursing home and his sad death. She is not only highly professional but kind and considerate. Amy is a great asset to your firm.
Amy came highly recommended & was fantastic throughout, answering any/all questions that we had, highly knowledgeable.
Amy loves to travel and is always in deliberation as to what her next adventure will be. Having previously studied interior design, Amy also relishes in the challenges involved in improving her own property.