Keith Batchelor – Partner and Solicitor in Kingswood office
Keith entered the legal profession in 1968 and qualified as a Solicitor in 1977. With Ian Sharp, he set up Batchelor Sharp in 1984, though they were in practise together for some years before. Keith has substantial experience in all areas of general practice, but has dedicated himself to Property Law since the mid-1980s. He handles residential transactions of all types including the Drafting of Wills and Administration of Estates.
Paul Taylor –Partner & Solicitor in Yate office
Paul read Law at Warwick University and qualified as a Solicitor in 1996 in the City of London. Since returning to his home town of Bristol, he has gained knowledge and experience at a number of practices. Paul specialises in Commercial and Residential Conveyancing, including leasehold properties.
Jackie Curtis – Legal Executive
Jackie entered the legal field some 20 years ago as a legal receptionist. Within a short time she moved onto the accounts side passing the Legal Cashiers examination before moving on to Legal Services Accounts thereafter. Jackie then finally became a residential conveyancer whilst undertaking the ILEX Course part time both at night school and home whilst working full time. She qualified as a Legal Executive in June 2008 and was admitted as a Fellow of the Legal Executives in November 2008. Jackie specialises in all aspects of residential conveyancing including leasehold, freehold, re-mortgages, transfer of equity and shared ownership.
Ann Cook – Conveyancing executive
Ann first joined Batchelor Sharp in 1980 having trained and developed her expertise with a well known Bristol practice previously. In recent years Ann has expanded her expertise through additional training and for some time has had a large and varied case load including Wills and Probate work. Her particular speciality however remains Residential Conveyancing.
Angela Hewitt – Licensed Conveyancer
Angela entered the legal profession in 1986 as a secretary/personal assistant in the Non-Contentious Department of a local high Street Solicitors practice. While working and bringing up her family she studied firstly with the Open University where she gained a BA(Hons) and then with the Council of Licensed Conveyancers, qualifying in 2004 with two distinctions and a merits in her final examinations. Angela has always worked for High Street Solicitors practices and has been undertaking her own caseload of residential conveyancing since 1999. Angela undertakes all aspects of residential conveyancing including freehold, leasehold, re-mortgages, transfer of equity, equity release and lease extensions.
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