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Where did you study?

Derby Univeristy Law degree

Birmingham College LPC, 2006

When did you qualify?

2008 after completing her training contract with Banner Jones

What do you specialise in?


Kathryn has specialised in Wills & Probate since her qualification in 2008 and was promoted to Director in 2018. 

In December 2019, Kathryn became an Associate Member of the Solicitors for the Elderly and along with many other members of the Wills & Probate team, Kathryn is also a registered Dementia Friend.

Kathryn was promoted to Head of the Wills & Probate department earlier this year and deals mainly with all aspects of Probate such as:

  • Grant of Probate
  • Full Estate Administration
  • Complex estate administration where businesses, foreign assets and land may be involved
  • Intestate estates where this is no Will in place

Kathryn is also a specialist at dealing with the creation and administration of Trusts. This can include acting as a professional Trustee herself, or advising other Trustees of their roles and responsibilities to ensure the trust is managed in accordance with the needs of the beneficiaries. Kathryn is also a Professional Deputy.

Working alongside our Personal Injury Department, Kathryn can also assist with the creation of specialised Personal Injury Compensation. This is a special type of Trust set up the protect compensation awarded following an injury sustained from an accident.

The nature of matters that Kathryn works with can be very complicated and quite overwhelming for some clients. Kathryn specialises in working through all kinds of highly complex cases, and her exceptionally calm and sympathetic manner immediately puts her clients at ease.



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It's been such a pleasure to talk to you via e-mail and thank you for all your efforts and hard work to help sought the legacy of my late mother.

Mrs S

May I take this opportunity to thank you for the wonderful support you have given to us during this very difficult time.  It has been very much appreciated.  Hope to hear from you again.

Mr J

I have used the services at Banner jones on three occasions - House sale, probate and my will. The service given and the manner in which it was given was both efficient and considerate. I will and have recommended Banner Jones to people who need any sort of legal advice.

Ms H, Dronfield

I would like to take the opportunity to thank you personally, Kathryn Wheeldon, for the professional, efficient and extremely helpful manner you have shown when dealing with this business. You've gone the extra mile, and on more than one occasion.

Mr R, Chesterfield

Kat Wheeldon was very professional, friendly, kind and helpful.

Miss D, Sheffield

As far as I am concerned, Kat Wheeldon's service at Banner Jones is excellent.

Mrs W, Chesterfield

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