LOCAL law firm Hegarty Solicitors, with offices in Peterborough, Stamford and Oakham has announced the appointment of one of its experienced associate solicitors to partner; Andrea Beesley-Hewitt joined Hegarty Solicitors upon qualification in December 2007 and following two years’ experience at another local firm she returned to Hegarty Solicitors in April 2017 and has now been appointed a partner.
Andrea is based in Stamford and specialises in wills, inheritance tax planning, care fee planning, Lasting Powers of Attorney, court of protection and probate.
Andrea is a Dementia Champion and is Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) qualified. Andrea is also a member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) and the Law Society’s Private Client Section.
Andrea commented, “I am delighted to gain this promotion to the position of partner within such a well-respected and established local law firm. I am looking forward to the new challenges that lie ahead and building on our success in Stamford delivering an exceptional level of service to our clients.”
In addition, Hegarty Solicitors has also announced the promotion of three of its experienced solicitors to associate. Stacey Bell, commercial property solicitor and Sarah Bent, head of conveyancing both based at Peterborough, and also Claire Clarke, wills, trusts and probate solicitor based at Oakham have all been promoted to associate.
Claire Clarke said, “I am delighted with the appointment and I am looking forward to further developing and expanding our presence in Oakham and the surrounding areas.”
Stacey Bell commented, “I would like to thank the firm and my colleagues for their continued support and for the recognition of my hard work and dedication. I look forward to continuing to deliver excellent service to my clients in my new role.”
Sarah Bent added, “I am overjoyed with the promotion and the recognition the firm have shown by the appointment, and look forward to continuing to grow the Residential Property Department.”
Tim Thompson, senior partner at Hegarty Solicitors commented, “We are committed to developing our staff and recognising achievements and would like to congratulate Andrea, Stacey and Claire on their well-deserved promotion.
“These promotions are a reflection of the high level of expertise we offer our clients across the full range of legal services we provide.”