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HCR Hewitsons
Lancaster House
Nunn Mills Road

Work Department

Private Wealth.


Partner in private wealth department in Northampton, specialising in wills, probates, tax planning and trusts.


Trained Purser White Mackechnie Jarvis; qualified 1999; assistant solicitor; Warrens Boyes & Archer assistant solicitor; 2001 Hewitsons, assistant solicitor 2001-03; partner 2008.


Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners; Chartered Institute of Taxation; Association of Taxation Technicians.


Dr Challonor’s High School for Girls; Anglia Polytechnic University (1996 LLB Hons 2(1); LPC).

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate

Though led by Daniel Curtis and Alex Taylor from Cambridge and Cheltenham, HCR Hewitsons maintains a strong presence in the Midlands, advising on all facets of private client work. Key names include Catherine Ball, the ‘calm, empathetic and measured’ Kerri Woodrow and head of trust management Eric Wardle. The team, which is praised for its gender balance, is perceived as ‘highly professional, with an exceptional spread of advisers.’