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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."




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"



"Thank you Colin for everything to do with the sale and you definitely made things run a lot smoother with all your help"



Dear Chris (Cumberbatch)


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






Mrs B. –


"Thank you for your excellent service Luke!"

Mr A and Mrs W. -

"Many thanks for all your help and advice. It is much appreciated."




Mr P. -


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





MR. L -


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




Mr W.S -


"I found Jennifer to be extremely diligent, professional and friendly when arranging my new will at very reasonable cost."



"Your work has been fully and much appreciated by us all."


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.


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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.