Newcastle law firm, Hay & Kilner has appointed Rachael Leathley as a solicitor within its leading Private Client Team.
Rachael works alongside highly regarded Partners, Alison Hall and Alice Clewes, advising clients on a wide range of legal matters including Wills, trusts, probate, powers of attorney, inheritance tax and estate planning, including those involving large agricultural and business assets.
Alison Hall, Partner and Head of Private Client at Hay & Kilner commented:
“Rachael’s appointment adds further expertise to our highly regarded Private Client Team. She also brings experience in the rural sector, reflecting the increase in demand for our services in this sector.
We are delighted to have Rachael on board and wish her every success in her career at Hay & Kilner.”
The Private Client Team at Hay & Kilner has seen significant growth over the last 12 months and now has a team of 9 specialist solicitors, providing advice to an extensive private client base, including entrepreneurs and owner managers. The team comes highly recommended in independently researched guides to the legal profession, The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, where they are commended for their ‘strong reputation and providing good, solid advice’.
Jonathan Waters, Managing Partner at Hay & Kilner commented:
“The investment we have made in our Private Client Team is a reflection of the growing demand we are experiencing for high quality personal legal services. Rachael will help to increase our capacity, as well as our significant reputation.”
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 Alison Hall, Partner and Head of Private Client at Hay & Kilner
Call: 0191 232 8345