Andrea Godfrey is a Partner in the Wills, Life Planning and Probate team. She completed her studies in South Africa and qualified as a Solicitor in England in 1999. Andrea has a broad knowledge of the law and specialises in probate, the administration of estates, Wills and Codicils, Equity Releases, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection issues and Declarations of Trust.
Andrea has an interest in advising the elderly especially with regards to matters such as Care Fees, Adult Social Care and Home Equity Release schemes. Andrea is on the Equity Release Council, a fully accredited member of the Solicitors for the Elderly, (an association of lawyers who specialize in legal services for older people and their carers) and she is also a Dementia Friend and is recognised in the Legal500 as a Next Generation Lawyer.
Although based in our Clacton office she covers other areas in North East Essex and is happy to undertake home visits.
Andrea also works closely with and supports the local Tendring community groups and charitable organisations.
Honest and approachable. Andrea made time to see me even when I had no appointment.
We found Andrea Godfrey particular helpful and sympathetic to our particular circumstances whilst maintaining a high degree of professionalism.
Andrea was very helpful made time to make home visit knowing my husband is not in good health to go the office and was very caring towards my husband whom is a stroke victim.
Andrea is very active in her community and helps manage local events, such as the Brightlingsea Free Music Festival. Andrea was the founder of Colchester Ladies Circle and dedicates a lot of her spare time to charity organisations. Andrea loves to travel and the outdoors and has conquered Snowden!