As Principal, John always attends clients to provide professional advice and receive instructions. Having worked full time in legal practice since 1970, he brings extensive experience in all legal matters to these meetings.
John completed the legal studies course under the Solicitors Admission Board and was admitted as solicitor on 29 May 1970. He commenced working with his father Leonard Poole in 1964.
As well as being an Accredited Wills and Estates Specialist, John has interest and expertise in other legal areas, including:
Presentations and papers
John has presented several lectures on “The Importance of Accurate Estate Accounting and Entitlement of Executors to Commission” to other solicitors, as part of continuing legal education.
He has also presented many other papers on will preparation and estate administration. One such lecture, entitled “Where There is No Will, There May Still Be a Way”, focused on what to do when the deceased doesn’t leave a will.
John has been called upon many times to give expert evidence for use in court proceedings relating to will and estates.