Meet the team

Managing Director – Natalie Chapman

Natalie, our founder and Managing Director,  moved to Norfolk (for the second time) in 2014 with her husband and her twins.

Natalie historically worked in a number of law firms in Lincoln and Norwich specialising in Property Law.  After the birth of her twins, she re-trained into Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning.

She completed her studies with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (“CILEX”) to become a Graduate member of CILEX.  One year later she become a full member of the Society of Will Writers and started her first business Trusted-Wills, which has now successfully grown into Trusted Law. 

Her passion is dealing with and advising on complex estates and trusts, and ensuring that the clients wishes will be met when the time comes.

Company Director of Estate Planning – Kate Stephenson

Kate initially qualified as a Barrister and worked in Local Government as a Childcare Lawyer for over nine years before cross qualifying and retraining in the areas of Wills, Trust and Estate Planning.

Kate’s daughter started school in September 2015 and she has been successfully building an Estate Planning company since this time, and is excited to partner up in Trusted Law.  Kate’s passion lays in complex trusts, advising on large and complex estates and negotiation.

Kate lives in Cambridgeshire and her client base covers Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, North London, Peterborough and Cambridgeshire.

Estate Planning Consultant – Julia Bell

Julia is historically a criminal defence Solicitor who initially qualified as a Barrister before cross qualifying.  For many years she was responsible for the general Crown Court Department at Draycott Browne Solicitors in Manchester, which included the training and supervision of all fee earners and comprehensive file reviews.

Julia has retrained into the area of Wills, Trusts Estate Planning in order to broaden her area of expertise. 

She has recently moved back to Norfolk with her two children in order to be closer to her family.  Her client base covers Norfolk

Estate Planning Consultant – Alison Bird

Alison historically worked in a number of Law Firms in Norwich specialising in Property Law, Wills and Estate Planning. 

She completed her studies and qualifying employment with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and, in 2011, became a Fellow of (CILEX) shortly before having her second son and moving to Ely to be nearer to her husband’s work. 

Alison has been running her own business as a registered Childminder whilst her three boys were young but as her youngest starts school she is looking forward to returning to her passion, the law and more particularly Wills and Estate Planning.  Her client base covers Cambridgeshire.

PA / Administrative Assistant – Rachael Blunt

Rachael has a background in the customer services environment and will be working closely with Natalie, helping with office administration and PA tasks.

She lives in Norwich with her husband Paul and two young girls. 

Rachael is looking forward to getting to know our clients and helping them in any way she can.