Who we are

Frances White

Frances White LLB (Hons) Solicitor (Hons) CTA and TEP

Frances qualified as a solicitor in 1978, having trained with the firm’s founder and former senior partner, Mervyn Beecham. She became a partner in 1979 and has worked with the practice ever since.

A member of Avenue Baptist Church for nearly 40 years, Frances has undertaken legal work for various local churches since becoming a solicitor. She is a member of her church’s finance team and has been Treasurer of its building fund since 1989. She has also been an auditor of various church accounts for many years and was previously a member of the management committee which established the YMCA hostel in Southend.

Frances has a Bachelor of Laws Degree, with upper second class honours, from the University of Newcastle. She was awarded honours on passing her final solicitor’s examinations with four distinctions.

She is a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT). Also the Law Society’s Property Section and Private Client Section (formerly Probate Section), which are representative associations for members.

Contact Frances: fw@beechamfisherridley.co.uk.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

This firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA No 46826). Regulations can be accessed at www.sra.org.uk/code-of-conduct.page