Welcome to Place Blair and Hatch Solicitors

September 28, 2020

07:30 – 17:00

Monday to Friday

240 High Street


01609 780101

Meet the Team

Sean Veakins


Sean has worked for Place, Blair and Hatch Solicitors since 1991. Sean’s early career was as an accountant working firstly for Coopers and Lybrand and later for Chartered Trust.

Sean is the Senior Partner at Place, Blair and Hatch and is principally involved in;

  1. All aspects of Conveyancing work including both Freehold and Leasehold commercial and domestic Conveyancing as well as farm sales.
  2. Wills and Probate, dealing with the drafting of Wills and the administration of Estates including completion of Inheritance Tax Forms and the ultimate distribution of the Estate to the Beneficiaries.
  3. Lasting Powers of Attorney for both Health and Welfare and Property and Financial Affairs and also applications for the Appointment of Deputyship.
  4. Advising elderly clients on all aspects relating to care home fees and estate planning.

Sean starts work at 7:15am each morning to assist those clients who are unable to attend appointments during working hours and also undertakes homes visits if required.

Faye Beattie


Faye qualified as a Solicitor in 2003 and has over 16 years’ experience in residential Conveyancing matters and Wills and Probate. She joined Place, Blair and Hatch Solicitors in 2015 and became a Partner in 2017.

Faye acts in all aspects of residential Conveyancing of both Freehold and Leasehold properties, shared ownership properties, new build property acquisitions, shared equity and re-mortgages.

Faye can also help with the drafting of Wills, Probate applications, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection matters.
Faye has a down to earth approach and is dedicated to keeping clients informed at every stage and meeting their particular needs and requirements in order to develop and maintain excellent client relationships.