Morecambe law firm makes senior promotion

KristinaLeading Morecambe law firm Birchall Blackburn Law has promoted Kristina Smith to partner.

Kristina, who is 29, qualified as solicitor in 2011 before being made associate three years later. She manages the firm’s Morecambe office and her areas of expertise include elderly client work, Wills and probate, Court of Protection matters, and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

She is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly and a student member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) and has helped advise many of Morecambe’s older clients with their legal needs.

Partner at Birchall Blackburn Law, Cathy MacCracken, said:

Kristina has played a key role in developing our reputation, becoming a trusted adviser to many of our older clients and their families.

“She has a great opportunity to help the firm build our presence in what is a niche and complex area of the law.”

Kristina added:

“I was given the opportunity to complete a summer placement at Birchall Blackburn in 2002 and have been supported through my career and development ever since.

“I take real pride in gaining promotion to partner at a firm where hard work and dedication is recognised.”


Birchall Blackburn Law is one of just a handful of law firms to hold nine Law Society accreditations across its service areas, holding the quality mark in conveyancing, insolvency, family law, children law, Wills and inheritance and commercial litigation.