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Josie Birnie

Josie Birnie

Private Client
Berkhamsted Office

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Qualified as a Solicitor in 2003. Josie has a degree in Law and French from Manchester Metropolitan University and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law. Josie carried out her training contract at Machins and qualified into the Private Client team in 2003 as an Assistant Solicitor. Since having children Josie has reduced her hours to four days a week.

Josie lives in Hemel Hempstead with her husband and two daughters. In her leisure time she sings in the Rock Choir and runs in the Hospice of St Francis running club.


“Thank you for all your help and much needed patience in helping my husband and I to complete our wills. We had delay after delay due to a number of distractions and hurdles in our personal life last year meaning this was put on hold. You were so understanding about this and when we finally sat down to get documents signed you kindly refreshed our memories of all the details we discussed a long time before and helped us through a number of end of life decisions. We really appreciate all your time and effort."  Mrs R Foster, May 2016

Thank you for coming to see us and being so helpful and kind.   We very much appreciate your cheerful kindness and the swift efficient way you have helped".  Mr and Mrs Lake,  2011

"I would like to thank you for the great professional service you offered throughout 2012 and 2013 and for the wonderful ways in which you treated me and Stephanie during a very difficult year. It has been a pleasure working with you."  Professor G Marvin, Surrey

Thank you for your kind, courteous and sympathetic manner in which you have handled Aunty Eva’s affairs both in settling her estate and in other matters over the years".  Ms J Jarvis, 2011

Thank you so much for your help in producing my will.  I have been putting off the process for many years as it has always seemed so complicated and expensive. I found your practical approach very reassuring and the whole process very simple.  Thanks once again."  Alison Page of Alison Page Marketing, 2012