Jean Newton

Partner - Head of Private Client & Estate Agency - Head of Conveyancing

Jean is a partner at QualitySolicitors Parkinson Wright and Head of Private Client and Estate Agency. Jean is also Head of Conveyacing in which role she has specific responsibilities under the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme.

She read law and obtained an LLB from Birmingham University and qualified as a solicitor in 1980.

Jean is a member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners). She obtained the STEP Diploma for England and Wales (Trust and Estates) 21st December 2011 and during her 2 year course of study was awarded Student of the Year 2011 for her Administration of Estates examination.

Jean is also a member of Solicitors for the Elderly, the Law Society Private Client and Property Section.

Jean specialises in all aspects of Wills, Probate and Administration of Estates, Trusts and Tax Advice as well as Elderly Client Advice. This includes Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection and Care Home funding. In addition, Jean deals with Equity Release matters. Jean also has extensive property knowledge which is extremely useful in the Private Client Department.

Private Client Team

Estate Agents Team



When is a Farmhouse not a Farmhouse - When is a Farm not a Farm?

Taxation and Holiday Lets

Horses and Agricultural Property Relief (APR) - Business Property Relief (BPR)

Health and Welfare Decisions

Jean Newton - Awards and accreditations

  • Conveyancing Quality
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
  • Solicitors for the Elderly
  • STEP Will Writing Code

News and media

  • News
  • Blog
    • Posted on December 19, 2019
      A power of attorney grants one person the authority to act on behalf of or represent another.
    • Posted on December 19, 2019
      The number of over 65s needing 24-hour care will rise to over 13 million by 2035, according to a report published in The Lancet Public Health.[1] Our population is aging. In 50 years’ time there will be more than 20 million people aged 65 plus.[2] As we get older, we are more likely to suffer from disabilities and chronic health conditions so subsequently we need more health and personal care. That’s why it is important to plan ways to finance any future care fees as early as possible.

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