Welcome to Place Blair and Hatch Solicitors

October 19, 2020

07:30 – 17:00

Monday to Friday

240 High Street

Northallerton

01609 780101

Meet the Team

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Sean Veakins

Partner

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.

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Faye Beattie

Partner

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.

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Shauna

Solicitor

Shauna qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and has specialised in family matters since 1992. Shauna is a member of Resolution which promotes a constructive approach to resolving family disputes.

Shauna is able to deal with all family disputes including:

  • divorce and financial matters
  • children disputes
  • cohabitation agreements
  • prenuptial agreements
  • disputes between unmarried parties

Shauna worked as a locum solicitor from 2006 to 2013. Shauna was a Visiting Lecturer, training solicitors at the College of Law in York. Since 2013 she has been a part-time Tribunal Judge.

Shauna works part-time, and works hard to ensure clients are kept informed of progress.

Shauna adopts a practical attitude to resolving disputes and likes to consider innovative solutions where needed. She has experience of pension sharing involving armed forces pensions and has been instructed on behalf of clients who may lack capacity and need special arrangements.

Sean Photo

Sean Veakins

Partner

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 photo

Faye Beattie

Partner

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.

Shauna photo

Shauna

Solicitor

Shauna qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and has specialised in family matters since 1992. Shauna is a member of Resolution which promotes a constructive approach to resolving family disputes.

Shauna is able to deal with all family disputes including:

  • divorce and financial matters
  • children disputes
  • cohabitation agreements
  • prenuptial agreements
  • disputes between unmarried parties

Shauna worked as a locum solicitor from 2006 to 2013. Shauna was a Visiting Lecturer, training solicitors at the College of Law in York. Since 2013 she has been a part-time Tribunal Judge.

Shauna works part-time, and works hard to ensure clients are kept informed of progress.

Shauna adopts a practical attitude to resolving disputes and likes to consider innovative solutions where needed. She has experience of pension sharing involving armed forces pensions and has been instructed on behalf of clients who may lack capacity and need special arrangements.

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