Lancashire law firm adds private client specialist as new branch head

19/02/2018 News Team

North West England law firm Vincents Solicitors has appointed Claire Hamilton to head up its Chorley office.

A private client solicitor and elderly legal specialist, Ms Hamilton’s arrival will also expand the services offered directly from the branch, adding to the existing residential conveyancing and corporate advice the firm provides.

Ms Hamilton joins Vincents from Kirwans where she developed and grew the firm’s Southport branch. She began her law career in 2005, working as a legal secretary in what is now Vincents’ Penwortham office.

In addition to personal private client work, Ms Hamilton will be talking to business owners about putting measures into place to protect their company in the event of accident, illness or death.

She will manage the 10-strong team at the Chorley branch, which opened in 2016 following a merger with Yates Barnes. Corporate and commercial specialists Allan Yates and Sue Barnes have remained with the business, along with their secretarial support Carole Hall, Karon McIntyre and Kim Sowerbutts. Since the merger they and been joined by a conveyancing team comprising June Caunce, Warren Hirst and Emily Eastaugh, and legal support from Tracey Hall.

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