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.
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Jackie Curtis - Partner & 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.
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Claire O’Malley – Partner & Solicitor
Claire was born in Harrogate and moved to Bristol in 1988 where she took her articles before qualifying in 1990. Since then her roots have remained firmly in Bristol working in the Conveyancing field for several local firms before joining us in April 2019.
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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.
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Sharon Boothby - Probate Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney Executive
Sharon joined our Private Client Department in February 2018 and specialises in dealing with a large caseload of Probate, Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) to include Property and Financial Affairs and Health and Welfare Lasting Powers of Attorney. The LPAs are as important as making a Will. Sharon entered into the legal profession in 1978 where she was employed by the Bulawayo High Court in their Probate Registry. She left civil service to work for a well-established law firm in Bulawayo in 1982. Sharon emigrated to England and has worked in Private Client since 2000 to the present date. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the firm in this department.
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Kieran Curtis– Trainee Licensed Conveyancer
Kieran joined Batchelor Sharp in 2018 as receptionist before deciding to train as a Licensed Conveyancer. He enjoys all aspects of residential conveyancing work and he is closely supervised by Jackie Curtis pending qualification.
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List of Batchelor Sharp Partners:
Jackie Curtis (Partner) SRO,,COLP, COFA, Complaints, MLRO
Paul Taylor (Partner)
Claire O’Malley (Partner)
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