Mrs H Buckle

Hilary Buckle obtained a degree in law from University College London and passed her Solicitors final exams the following year. She completed her training at Stephenson Harwood in the City and qualified as a solicitor in 1982.

Since then, she has specialised in probate, wills and trust matters, working in Westminster and High Wycombe. After seven years in charge of a probate department, she moved to Barrett & Co where she is now senior partner, specialising in all aspects of private client work.

Hilary has written articles on probate and trust matters for a national publication and lectures regularly at retirement seminars.

Hilary is a member of the Thames Valley branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and regularly attends meetings, which are a valuable means of sharing and exchanging information with other specialists, and keeping up to date with changes in the law. Hilary is also a member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) and an associate member of ACTAPS (the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists).

Hilary joined St Joseph’s as a Governor in 2008 and was appointed Vice-Chair of Governors in 2018.

Her outside interests include theatre going, gardening, Zumba and keeping hens. She is also the organist at her local village Church.

Students excel in their GCSE results

12.08.2021

The efforts and hard work of Year 11 students at St Joseph’s College have resulted in excellent GCSE outcomes again this year, with 70 percent achieving grades 9-7, and 100 percent gaining grades 9-4. Over a third of students achieved all ten of their GCSEs at grades 9 to 7, and 10% of students succeeded in gaining a grade 8 or above in all of their subjects....

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St Joseph’s College celebrates impressive A Level results

10.08.2021

Sixth Form students and staff at St Joseph’s College are celebrating a superb set of A Level results this morning. With 95% of entries achieving A*-C grades and a fantastic 27% of all entries achieving A*s, there is much to commend....

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Alumnus Jack Moore returns for Prize Giving

08.07.2021

We were delighted to welcome back alumnus Jack Moore as a guest speaker at this year's prize giving. The College awarded 65 Scholarships, 32 Postelarships (effort) and 16 Special Awards at our prize giving ceremony....

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Prep Prize Giving 2021

08.07.2021

We are delighted to announce this year's Prep Prizes...

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St Joseph’s students perform with the London Mozart Players

07.07.2021

St. Joseph’s College were delighted to host a concert with the London Mozart Players on Monday 5 July, which offered students from the College an unparalleled opportunity to perform alongside, and be inspired by, some of the country’s finest musicians....

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