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Solicitors in Essex, Colchester, Chelmsford, London – Fisher Jones Greenwood

Andrea Godfrey


Andrea Godfrey is a Partner in the Wills, Life Planning, and Probate team. Andrea has a broad knowledge of the law and specialises in matters such as Equity Releases, Administration of Estates (Probate) Wills and Codicils, Powers of Attorneys and Trusts. Andrea liaises closely with local Financial Advisors on Equity Releases and is a member of the Equity Release Council.

Andrea is British Sign Language (BSL) Level 2 accredited. She is able to communicate with clients and works very closely with SignLive to assist those who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Andrea has a particular specialism and passion for advising elderly and vulnerable clients and their families on issues such as Deferred Payment Agreements, Tax, Care Fees, Adult Social Care, and matters relevant to the Court of Protection. She is 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). She is a Dementia Friend and works closely with and supports the local Tendring community groups and charitable organisations and often gives talks on topical subjects.

She 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.

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!