Thursfields’ Solicitor Achieves Prestigious STEP Qualification

Thomas Evans, Solicitor in the Wills and Probate team at Thursfields Worcester office has achieved his Diploma in Trusts and Estates from the Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners (STEP). This academic and professional qualification is highly recognised within the law industry and across 95 jurisdictions around the world.

STEP is a niche worldwide professional association for practitioners dealing with family inheritance and succession planning. Tom is now one of a small number of Solicitors practicing in Worcester who have achieved this prestigious qualification.

Tom joined Thursfields growing Wills and Probate team in November 2014 as an Associate Solicitor and advises on matters including Wills, estate planning and probate, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection matters.

Tom commented:  “I am very pleased to have achieved this qualification.  A lot of hard work and dedication went into studying for this on top of doing my usual job, but it’s very rewarding to have now joined STEP as a full member.”

Michelle Hetheridge, Director of Thursfields’ Wills and Probate Department commented: “Congratulations to Tom – the STEP qualification is notoriously tough, but we believe it is a great way of demonstrating the Department’s commitment to enhancing our knowledge and excellence.”

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