Caroline Barnes

Caroline Barnes

Private Client

Caroline is a Private Client solicitor at SMR , based at our Selsey office, and specialises in Wills, Probate and Elderly Client Services.

Associate Solicitor, BA Hons CPE/PGDL LPC

Caroline qualified as a solicitor in 2012 and joined SMR in September 2017.

As a wills and probate Solicitor, Caroline specialises in helping clients to plan for their futures and to manage the legal affairs of loved ones who have passed away. She provides expert advice on wills, trusts, and estate planning, and has helped countless families navigate the probate process. 

Caroline is known for her ability to guide clients through the legal process with clarity and transparency.

Caroline specialises in Private Client matters to include: -

  • Preparation of Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection matters
  • Estate administration matters (including intestacies)
  • Advice on the estate administration process
  • Lifetime planning

Caroline enjoys living in Selsey and spending time with her family.

Client testimonials: 

"Caroline, I have to say, and the team agree with me, that you have been the most professional and kind-hearted person to deal with – that is truly lovely and so very supportive to your clients. You go above and beyond, which is so rare these days, and so lovely to see."

"We would all like to thank you for your support, care and attention to detail."

"The service was great and I was kept informed at every stage of the proceedings. I would highly recommend the whole team who are professional and friendly."