Tracy Creed

Tracy Creed

Head of Department, Partner, Solicitor
Wills Trusts & Probate

Tel: 0121 746 3320
Office: Shirley

About Tracy Creed

Tracy is a partner and Head of Private Client Services Team at Sydney Mitchell. She has extensive experience in all areas of Private Client work including:

  • Care funding issues
  • Continuing health care
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Inheritance Tax planning
  • Estate planning
  • Elderly care matters
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Deputyships

Tracy specialises in working with elderly clients and resolving care funding issues. She receives referrals from care homes and social services to whom she has proved her ability to deal with matters in an effective manner.

What our clients say

Legal 500 testimonials:

  • Contentious trusts and probate. A strong team. Tracy Creed and Kamal Majevadia are both impressive in handling complex issues and steering their clients to a resolution’.
  • Tracy Creed heads up the private client team.  It offers 'pragmatic, commercially driven advice which helps its clients see the wood for the trees'.
  • 'Tracy Creed is very thorough'.

"Sydney Mitchell and specifically Tracy Creed were recommended to me when I was at the lowest point trying to get funding for my mom which was equitable and fair. Tracy acted professionally and with pace throughout a very protracted period due to the failings of the system. Tracy did all that she could to make things happen as quickly as she was able, she was honest and transparent throughout our working relationship - always having moms best interests as the priority. She was kind, empathetic and incredibly supportive and I do not know where I would be without her." June Houlder

"Thanks to Tracy Creed for all the information & guidance, you truly are an expert in your field. Thanks to Sophie Thomas too for all of your assistance."
Miss Jessica Farrugia
"Thank you for your professional help and your kind respect. As a family, we appreciated how sympathetically we were treated."
Mrs Sylvia Lewis 
"We were very satisfied with the knowledge, thoughtful and confidential advice of Ms. Creed. I would highly recommend her & Sydney Mitchell on to others."
Mrs Rose Mary McQueenie
“The help, advice and communication I received was always of a high and professional standard. During the whole process Tracy Creed was approachable and sympathetic to my case, I felt secure in the knowledge it was being handled competently and professionally .”

“Tracy Creed was most helpful in dealing with my estranged husband’s death that required a professionals help in winding his affairs to a close. Also pleased with the way she has dealt with my will being set up and retained by yourselves. ”
Mrs Jean I Poole

"The granting of CHC funding appears to be becoming increasingly adversarial. In view of this, it is essential to be able to call upon professional advice and experience in this complex and specialist area. Tracy Creeds ability to filter all the available information, focus on the salient points and make the best possible case for the client is hugely reassuring."
Mr Stephen T Knibb

"Please thank Tracy for all her patience and effort, I am sure the outcome would have been different without her support, advice and help. Also for your help in the latter stages of this appeal."
Professor (Emeritus) Peter Bryanston-Cross, Warwick University

“Tracy - thank you for your help and in particular the human sensitivity that you have exhibited, especially during the last few days of K’s life. Knowledge is one thing, how you apply it is another; you seem to have a good command of both!”
Demetrios Markou

"We have no hesitation whatsoever in saying that the work she did for us was totally first class. When we say we looked for an expert, we believe we found one. It is true to say she has made our lives easier and given us peace of mind"
Sam Bloxham

"I required detailed and specialist advice from a solicitor who fully understands the complexity regarding the provision of care for the elderly. I cannot praise Tracey Creed enough."
Mr John Alder

"The service I received was excellent in every respect. It was very reassuring to be able to draw upon the specialist knowledge available on the legal aspects of assessment for continuing health care funding."
Mr Stephen Knibb

"I have always used Sydney Mitchell and have always found them to be professional, friendly and excellent at what they do."
Rachael Wilde

“Tracy Creed was supportive and professional throughout. I don’t think we would have got CHC funding for our mother without her.”

"Tracy is incredibly well briefed, and highly experieced in the field of CHC funding.  I will, and have already, recommended her to several people I know in a similar situation to myself. " 
Miss J. Davies

“Tracy Creed is excellent. A very friendly and approachable person. Tracy made us feel very comfortable and always put us at ease”

“Excellent friendly service provided throughout- Solicitor very knowledgeable and understanding of any concerns we had”
Mr Stephen Nicholls

“I am very happy the way Tracy Creed guided me through the CHC negotiations. She is a star”
Mr R D Trigg

“We would never have achieved the outcome without the hard work and persistence of Tracy Creed, she is clearly a valuable member of your company”
Denise Claridge

“We thought Ms Creed and Hassett were excellent in speed and advice”
Mr & Mrs Buxton

“I am pleased to tell you that we have received full funding for my wife Joyce, which I know was all down to the good work you did at the assessment. On behalf of my family and myself we would like to thank you for all your help…”
Mr Dovey

“Both Tracy and Adam were very pleasant and gave information as well as our queries in a professional and pleasant manner. We were very happy with our treatment and information given”

Mr & Mrs S

“Tracy Creed is extremely experienced and knowledgeable in the field of CHC funding. I would recommend her services highly. ”
Miss J Davies


“The team at Sydney Mitchell handling a retrospective CHC appeal have been professional throughout. It took 3 ½ years to resolve the claim and I have always felt that the advice I was given was direct and relevant. Tracy was always a great support in helping me navigate a minefield of bureaucracy. Thank you”

Mrs B


“I was very impressed by our Solicitor Tracy Creed. She was patient + knowledgeable. Explained the process without using unnecessary jargon. Exellent service. ”

Mr & Mrs Memory

“I can’t recommend Tracy Creed enough. She has been thoroughly professional and supportive throughout. She is a pleasure to deal with on personal matters and is very well informed and competent, as well as extremely efficient, and very well supported by her P.A.”

"Sydney Mitchell and specifically Tracy Creed were recommended to me when I was at the lowest point of trying to get funding for my mom, which was equitable and fair. Tracy acted professionally and with pace throughout a very protracted period due to the failings of the system. Tracy did all that she could to tmake things happen as quickly as she was able.  She was honest and transparent throughout our working relationship - always having mom's best interests as the priority.  She was kind, empathetic and increadibly suportive and I do not know where I would have been now without her." 

Julie Hoolder

"Very happy with the service received. Tracy has dealt with other family cases and remains a brilliant solicitor throughout all the cases we have had."

Kayleigh Underhill


What the Directories say

2020-2021 Legal 500 - Sydney Mitchell LLP has a wealth of experience in a wide range of private client matters from wills/estate planning through to deputyship applications to the Court of Protection. It is also skilled at advising on powers of attorney and on elderly client matters. The department offers specialist advice on NHS continuing healthcare issues and on care placement and care funding. Head of department Tracy Creed is well-regarded. Creed deals with probate, trusts and estate planning matters and specialises in elderly care work. 

‘Professional, welcoming, friendly office. Tracy Creed was very professional, friendly, empathetic and her knowledge and experience were exceptional’.

‘The practice has high standards of expertise maintained by a caring close-knit partnership who invest in the training of the team’.

2019 - 2020 Legal 500 - Sydney Mitchell LLP's team has a wealth of experience of a wide range of private client matters, such as advice on succession planning for individuals and families (including small to medium-sized business owners). It has also recently had a significant increase in mandates from elderly clients, for whom the scope of the work includes advice on continuing health care (assessments and appeals), care placement and care funding. Tracy Creed leads the team.

2018-19 Legal 500 - The 'excellent' Sydney Mitchell LLP  is particularly strong in dealing with elderly client issues, with additional expertise in wills and estate planning, powers of attorney and administration work. Tracy Creed leads the team and has extensive experience in probate and trust matters.

2017 Legal 500 - Sydney Mitchell LLP’s clients find the wills, trusts and probate team, led by Tracy Creed, to be ‘extremely professional and efficient in all engagements and dealings’. The practice has substantial experience acting on behalf of vulnerable elderly clients in connection with care work and funding.

2014 Legal 500 -Tracy is recognised for attracting praise from clients and the Wills and Probate team are referred to as being 'extremely professional but also very personable'.

2013 Legal 500 - comments on Sydney Mitchell's 'highly competent' personal tax, trusts and probate team and regards Tracy as 'very knowledgeable'.


Career History

2015 Partner at Sydney Mitchell
2012 joined Sydney Mitchell
2011 - 2012 Probate Solicitors Limited (PSL)
2009 - 2010 Standley and Co
1999 - 2009 Sydney Mitchell
2009 Qualified as a solicitor
2004 F.Inst.L.Ex qualified

Conferences and Seminars

Tracy has delivered talks to a variety of care homes, financial advisers and the fire service. Most notably she has presented to the Society of Will Writers and the Institute of Professional Will Writers.


LPC at Demontfort University, Leicester

UK Top Tier Firm 2022 Lexcel Practice Management Standard Birmingham Law Firm of the Year for 2021 Resolution Collaborative Family Lawyer
The Law Society Accredited in Family Law Conveyancing Quality Scheme