Jackie is a Partner in Geldards' Private Client team, advising clients on wills, tax and estate planning, estate administration, trust administration and court of protection matters.

Jackie qualified as a solicitor in 2005 before joining Geldards the following year, having graduated from the University of Warwick in 2002. Jackie became a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners in 2008.

Clients are often referred to Jackie by other professional advisers with whom she works to provide a joined up approach to the client’s personal planning.

Jackie was born in the North East of England and now lives in Nottingham with her husband and daughter.




Jaclyn Barnes is particularly recognised for her experience assisting elderly clients, with a wealth insider noting: "She is gentle, sympathetic and she listened to the client. She is a very good communicator and she keeps a good office."
Chambers & Partners: High Net Worth Directory 2020 

One local source mentions that she has a "very pleasant personality," whilst another interviewee reports: "She is knowledgeable on subjects and takes time to explain clearly the particular aspect under discussion, giving the pros and cons."
Chambers & Partners: High Net Worth Directory 2020 

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