New Head Of Private Client At Blackpool Solicitors

Blackhurst Budd has announced that Suzanne Leonard will take on the role of Head of Private Client at the firm from 1st June.

Suzanne has worked in private practice since 2003. She became a Chartered Legal Executive in 2007 and in 2020 she qualified as full member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).

STEP is the global professional association for those who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning. Members of STEP are highly trained and experienced in this complex area of law.

Suzanne specialises in all aspects of planning for the future including Wills, Trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney. She also deals with probate matters and Court of Protection.

Current Head of Private Client, Ian Bentley, retires later this year and this crossover period will allow time for complete handover. Suzanne commented:

“I’m very much looking forward to this new challenge, developing the services we offer and expanding the team.”

Warren Spencer, Managing Director added:

“This is a well deserved promotion for Suzanne who has shown all the of qualities needed to fulfill the role. She provides an outstanding service to our clients and has a wealth of experience in private client matters.”

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