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Testimonials

 

 

 

 

MR. L -

 

"Many thanks James for your communication, humour and professionalism."

 

 

 

Mr R. - 

 

"I am most grateful to Chris Cumberbatch for his advice and guidance in the drawing up of my Will. I found his attention to detail and sensitivity in discussing personal issues both comforting and reassuring"

 

 

GRATTAN ASSET MANAGEMENT -

 

"We've worked with Colin Clark since 2006. Our core business involves commercial property and as Marshall Hatchick's real estate partner, Colin's exhaustive knowledge in this area has proved invaluable in helping us through a wide variety of complex issues. We look forward to continuing to work with him in the years to come."

 

 

 

Mr P. -

 

"Thank you for all your hard work and help in the last couple of years."

 

MR & MRS S -

 "We highly recommend the team dealing with wills, trusts and probate. Remaking our wills became a much better experience as Jennifer Humphreys guided us through a more understandable and flexible format making us feel confident and comfortable with the arrangements. Similarly Christopher Howard gave an exccellent efficient and friendly service whilst dealing with two probate applications. The support staff were also very helpful and friendly and good communicators."

 

 

 

Mrs B. –

 

"Thank you for your excellent service Luke!"

 

 

Mrs G -

 

"The service and help I have received from Marshall Hatchick has been first class in all aspects over many years. Recently, I have been very impressed with the kind, caring yet professional approach from Jennifer Humphreys when dealing with probate and will matters."

Mr E. -

Chris Cumberbatch - 'Thank you for your friendly and efficient service. I will of course keep you in mind should we need anything in the future.'

Mr D W -

Thank-you Mike (Thew) for all your efforts with the contract. We certainly ended up with a better agreement for our company and possibly for both sides. As perhaps a fringe benefit you’ve acquired two more admirers, B, P and Lord R!

Dear Chris Cumberbatch

I know professionals are extremely busy and their time is precious, but it has been virtually impossible to obtain information about how to proceed with the situation of the house.

Your advice and information has been very, very helpful.

I thank you again profusely for all your patient help.  

Yours sincerely,

Ms Burton

ChrisCumberbatch-vChris Cumberbatch

Partner

Woodbridge office

The Ancient House
22 Church Street
Woodbridge
Suffolk
IP12 1DH

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Chris qualified as a solicitor in 2002 and as a trust and estate practitioner in 2008.  He became a partner and head of department in 2015.

His focus is on preventing disputes or unnecessary complications following death, using clear advice and documents that families can rely on in the longer term.  Fair and legitimate tax planning forms a part of this, but equally so does the family dynamic.

He advises a broad range of clients, from expatriates, farmers and property developers to Suffolk artists and health workers.  He has an interest in planning for those looking after a disabled family member, having personal experience of trusts for the disabled. He speaks French and has worked for a notaire in Haute Savoie, France as well as for a French property team in a previous firm, so has expertise in handling the requirements of families with assets in Europe and further afield.

In his own time, as chair and company secretary of ISCRE, a leading human rights charity, he has gained knowledge of charity law and management.  He has helped local charities with their governing documents, charitable registration and other requirements.

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Diversity Data

Marshall Hatchick has a comprehensive Equality and Diversity Policy. As part of this policy, and under SRA guidelines, we publish diversity data biennially and the 2017 summary is available via clicking this link.