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Testimonials

 

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."

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 P. -

 

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

 

 

Dear Chris (Cumberbatch)

 

"Thank you for your work and much needed guidence throughout the process"

 

S.

 

 

"Thanks for all your work on our behalf, we could not have done this ourselves."

 

 

 

 

 

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 B

"I wish to express my gratitude for the manner in which you carried out the administration of the estate of my late wife. I much appreciated the compassionate way the appointments were held such that I was able follow and accept the procedures. I also found your guidance and advice invaluable. I have the confidence to attend any further appointments that are necessary."

 

 

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."

Legal Assistants

Joan McKnight

Certified Paralegal

Woodbridge office

The Ancient House 22 Church Street Woodbridge Suffolk IP12 1DH

Office switchboard 01394 388411

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Joan began her working life in the Law as an Office Junior in 1969 with a Colchester based firm, progressing through the ranks, covering all the legal disciplines to become the Senior Partner’s Secretary dealing with both Residential, Agricultural, Wills and Probate matters, following his Retirement, she then joined the Probate Department where she handled her own caseload. Following this Joan moved onto another well known Colchester Firm from where she was then offered the opportunity to run her own caseload of Residential/Probate matters in her home town of Manningtree.

Joan qualified as a Certified Paralegal in 2009 and became a Fellow of the Institute of Paralegals.

 

Lynn Middleton

Lynn MiddletonLynn Middleton

Probate  Assistant

Saxmundham office

Old Bank House
Market Place
Saxmundham
Suffolk
IP17 1EL

Office switchboard
01728 602323

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Secretary: Tracy Allen

Secretary Phone: 01728 602323

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Lynn Middleton was born and educated in Bedfordshire and began her career as a Magisterial Officer within the Hertfordshire Magistrates Courts Service. Lynn later worked for firms of Solicitors in both Essex and Bedfordshire before moving to Suffolk in 1989 She then joined the firm of H.T.Argent & Son in 1992, attaining The Institute of Legal Executives Diploma in Probate Practice in 2002 and The Institute of Legal Executives Professional Higher Diploma in Law of Probate and Succession in 2004.

 

SuzanneStevens-vSuzanne Stevens

Legal Assistant

Saxmundham office

Old Bank House
Market Place
Saxmundham
Suffolk
IP 17 1EL

Office switchboard
01728 602323

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Suzanne Stevens graduated from University College Swansea with a degree in English in 1984 and gained a Post Graduate Certificate in Education the following year. Suzanne joined Marshall Hatchick in 2005 and is part of the Private Client Team where she assists Jennifer Humphreys and Christopher Howard in deputyship and probate matters. After passing the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners' Foundation Certificate in Trusts and Estates (England and Wales) she became an Affiliate of STEP in July 2012.

Suzanne is married with two sons and a daughter and lives in Sweffling. She enjoys baking and bellringing and is a member of the Suffolk Guild of Ringers.

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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.