Shelley Collingbourne

Shelley Collingbourne

Wills Trusts & Probate

Tel: 0121 700 1400
Office: Sheldon

About Shelley Collingbourne

Shelley is an Associate in the Private Client team.  She began her law career at Sydney Mitchell straight from school working in a number of different departments before becoming a Wills Clerk and moving on to deal with all aspects of private client.

Whilst on her training contract with the firm, she gained experience in the Family, Litigation, Personal Injury and Conveyancing departments. On qualifying as a solicitor Shelley returned to the Private Client department.

Shelley now deals with the Administration of Estates, assists clients in making applications to the Court of Protection and deals with the preperation of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

What our clients say

“We were very impressed with the care and concern we were shown by Shelley Collingbourne, she guided us through this process with care and understanding. We can’t thank her enough.”

“Shelley’s advice and work on our behalf has been outstanding, I am most grateful.”

"Shelley Collingbourne was very good at putting me at ease whilst discussing the will, which is never anything you really discuss with family. Excellent service - recommended."
Robert Jones

"I think the help and advice that Shelley Collingbourne gave me throughout the preparation of this much needed will could not be faulted."

"I feel that Shelley dealt with all matters efficiently and professionally. I would highly recommend her services to anybody." Sonja Gilbert

"I was very impressed with the professionalism shown by Shelley and the efficiency preparing my will."

"The service received from the company and in particular Shelley Collingbourne was much appreciated in this upsetting time, thank you very much."

"I have always found the staff at Sydney Mitchell very helpful particularly lately when just before my husband passed away, Shelley Collingbourne dealt with our affairs so kindly and efficiently. I would always recommend Sydney Mitchell for excellent service."

"We are more than satisfied with the service we have received and will retain Sydney Mitchell as our solicitors into the future."

"Our thanks to Shelley Collingbourne who did a great job and is a credit to your company."

"An all-round excellent service, highly satisfied. Shelley Collingbourne showed great sensitivity during my father’s illness and after his death which was much appreciated by the family."

"As with Danny McCorry, Shelley Collingbourne was very professional and efficient. We are happy with the services provided by Sydney Mitchell."

"I was very impressed with the professionalism shown by Shelley and the efficiency preparing my will, Thank you."

"Shelley was always very helpful."
Mrs Heather C Matuozzo

“Shelley was clear and straightforward (and thorough) as ever. We were very pleased with our treatment.”
Mr & Mrs Evans

“We were delighted that Shelley Collingbourne dealt with our case as she similarly dealt with our case approximately 9 years ago and similarly dealt with all the intricacies in dealing with our questions and explanations involved.”

“Thank you very much to Shelley Collingbourne and Tony Lynch for their efficiency & Knowledge. Shelley is superb at making legal jargon and processes understandable and I have learnt a lot from her! I am genuinely very grateful. ”

“I am so grateful to Shelley Collingbourne for all her help and for being so “normal” and easy to work with. I am delighted our business on this case is completed but would happily work with her again”

Dr V Manley

“As always, Shelly’s advice and work has been excellent in all respects. I heartily recommend her.”

“I would like to thank Shelley for her kind and considerate care of me when it was all too much and caused me stress”

“Great service and found Shelley easy to talk to and she explained everything clearly and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you to my friends and family”

“Shelley has been professional, efficient &very helpful as always. Would not hesitate to recommend”

“Shelley Collingbourne was both professional/efficient and a pleasure to work with. We will definitely return if ever we need a solicitor again. Many thanks.”
Mr Leitch & Miss Jackson

Awards and Recognition

In November 2011, Shelley was awarded the Sydney Mitchell, Ron Halstead Award in recognition of her hard work and dedication whilst at work and for the volunteer work she undertakes outside of work.


University of Central England (now Birmingham City University)

Interests and Hobbies

Shelley’s main hobby is playing and coaching netball. She plays for a well established club in Birmingham and has been coaching girls aged 8-11 to play netball for the last 15 years. She also enjoys watching football, going to the cinema and reading.

UK Top Tier Firm 2020 Lexcel Practice Management Standard Birmingham Law Firm of the Year for 2011 Resolution Collaborative Family Lawyer
The Law Society Accredited in Family Law Conveyancing Quality Scheme