Rachel Saunders LLB

Rachel Saunders LLB

Status
Associate Solicitor
Department
Private Client
Specialities
Wills, Trusts & Court of Protection Deputyships
Direct Line
01937 547023

About Rachel

Rachel graduated in Law from the University of Hull in 2011 before studying for her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in York. Rachel completed her legal training at a firm of solicitors in the North East and returned to Yorkshire to join Hartlaw in 2015, as a recently qualified Assistant Solicitor.
 
Rachel advises clients in relation to Wills, Trusts, Probate, Powers of Attorney, Inheritance Act claims and Court of Protection Deputyships. Rachel has a particular interest in the application of the Mental Capacity Act to those who lack the ability to manage their own property and financial affairs, due to illness or injury.  In addition, Rachel is an Associate Member of Solicitors for the Elderly, an independent network of lawyers who specialise in providing advice to older and more vulnerable members of society.  Rachel is also a member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).
 
Rachel focuses on providing clear and practical advice to assist her clients in achieving their objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner.
 
Outside of work, Rachel enjoys playing squash, scuba-diving, horse riding and skiing.
 
What’s important to her:  “I enjoy building a rapport with my clients, finding out what is important to them and how I can best help them to accomplish it.”
Three words that best describe Rachel:  Approachable, empathetic and practical.


              



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