Bethany joined our Private Client Department in 2016 and is currently based in Lancaster.

Originally from Bolton, Bethany worked in a Manchester City Centre firm, where she started her training, before moving to the Lake District. Bethany is a Chartered Legal Executive specialising in Wills, Probate, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection matters.

Outside of work, you will likely find Bethany walking in the Lakes with her dogs.

Bethany Wood


Private Client


  • Preparation of Wills
  • Inheritance Tax Planning
  • Creation and administration of Trusts
  • Registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Preparation and registration of Lasting Powers of Attorney for personal and business matters
  • Applications for full and limited Grants of Probate
  • Administration of straightforward and complex Estates, both testate and intestate
  • Applications to the Court of Protection (both Property and Affairs and Healthcare matters)


  • 2014: Started training with CILEx Law School
  • May 2016: Began training with Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand LLP
  • 2017: Achieved Associate status with Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
  • March 2021: Achieved Graduate Status with Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
  • June 2022: Admitted as a Chartered Legal Executive