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All change for Hay & Kilner’s residential property team

18 Jan 2017

Paul Illes, a leading Residential Property lawyer, has been promoted to Partner at Newcastle-based, Hay & Kilner, as long-serving Partner Colin Sim plans to step down from the partnership.

Paul has over 12 years’ experience advising clients on a wide range of residential property matters including sales, purchases, transfers, re-mortgaging and property trust work. He also specialises in advising landlords and tenants in enfranchisement and lease extension claims. Paul has a strong client focused ethos, evidenced by his client base which continues to grow.

For over 40 years, Colin Sim has advised clients in the sale and purchase of residential property. His extensive knowledge of the local property market has made him an invaluable, well known and much respected lawyer in the region. He will step down from the partnership as of 30th April 2017 at which time he will take on a part-time consultancy role.

Jonathan Waters, Managing Partner at Hay & Kilner commented:

“Paul is a talented lawyer and we are very pleased to announce his promotion to Partner at Hay & Kilner. It is the culmination of much hard work and it is thoroughly deserved.

We are all very grateful to Colin for his dedication and loyalty to the firm and to our Partners, employees and clients alike. Thanks to his excellent stewardship over the years, our clients can be assured that the first-class service provided by Colin and the rest of our residential property team will continue.”

The residential property team at Hay & Kilner has seen significant growth over the last 12 months and now has a team of 12 specialist solicitors, legal executives & paralegals. It is supported by a bespoke case management system and a team based structure dedicated to supplying excellent client service.

Hay & Kilner is one of the region’s leading law firms, offering a full range of legal services to businesses and individuals.

For further information, please contact Jonathan Waters, Managing Partner at Hay & Kilner

Call: 0191 232 8345

Email: Jonathan.Waters@hay-kilner.co.uk