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Fiona Aitken BA (Law)
Fiona is the firm’s Private Client specialist, advising on matters ranging from Estate Planning, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection matters and the general affairs of the more mature client.
Fiona qualified at Newcastle Polytechnic, with a degree in Law with Business Studies before attending the College of Law, Lancaster Gate, London. She has been with Mortons for 31 years first as an articled clerk then assistant solicitor progressing to become a partner then managing partner until 2011 when she became a consultant. In that time she has gathered a broad range of experience in all areas.
Fiona’s very approachable manner has allowed her to successfully build up a substantial private client practice, in which she advises on matters ranging from Estate Planning, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection matters and general affairs of the more mature client.
In addition Fiona is adaptable and results driven with excellent management and IT skills; she thrives on problem solving, variation of work and a busy environment and has experience in a wide range of legal work, including commercial property transactions, residential developments, purchase and selling of businesses and general business advice. Her keen mind and ability to interpret and effectively apply complex information has been rewarded with instructions from prominent local businesses as well as local and national charities.
Fiona is a former President of Sunderland Law Society.