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Katie Bird BSc Hons

Katie Bird

Probate Assistant

Katie was born and raised in the Eden Valley and educated at Ullswater Community College in Penrith. She obtained an honours degree in Psychology and Criminology from the University of Chester in 2012, before joining Arnison Heelis in 2015. Spending six months initially working as a Personal Assistant to the Head of the Private Client Department, Katie then progressed to become a Paralegal, specialising in Probate and Estate Administration.

Katie attained her Central Law Training (CLT) Certificate in Probate and the Administration of Estates in 2016 and has subsequently studied with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), passing the STEP Certificate in Trusts and Estates in 2018 and the STEP Advanced Certificate in Administration of Estates in 2022, achieving a Distinction. Katie works in administering a range of Estates, both testate and intestate, and ranging in value from the very modest to those worth several million pounds.

In her spare time Katie enjoys running and fell walking and is over halfway through completing the Wainwrights. She also plays pool and competes in the local Eden Valley Pool League.

Opening Hours
  Penrith Office Appleby Office
Monday 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm
Saturday Pre-arranged appts only CLOSED
Please note Saturday opening is by appointment only. We are also willing to meet with you outside of these hours or to arrange home visits by prior arrangement.