Fiona Thomas is our managing partner. Fiona has a degree in French and Spanish and attended The College of Law, Guildford. Fiona is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly.
Fiona specialises in Private Client work and has over 17 years experience in this area of work, in particular inheritance tax planning, the administration of complex estates, the preparation and registration of lasting powers of attorney, the preparation of wills, particularly with complex family and business arrangements and the preparation and administration of trusts.
Fiona’s current areas of work include the administration of a highly complex estate which includes a significant property portfolio, art, the management of a solicitor’s practice and various trusts. Fiona particularly enjoys succession planning for farming clients and advising families in general in respect of inter-generational inheritance tax planning and asset protection.
As Managing Partner Fiona is, together with the firm’s practice manager Brian Noctor, responsible for the firm’s strategic planning and implementation, risk management and all operational aspects of the day-to-day management of Farnfields.
Fiona trained at Farnfields and qualified in 2001. She became a partner in 2006 and has been managing partner since 2011. Fiona is responsible for the management of the Gillingham office.
The Private Client department is headed up by Susan Lacey who has overall responsibility for the work of the department. Please follow this link and search for Susan Lacey, Senior Partner for more information.
Fiona is married with three young children. In her spare time she enjoys swimming, spending time with her family and is looking forward to skiing again once the children are old enough and can behave properly on a plane!