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Andrew Hutchinson

Managing Partner, Head of the Conveyancing, Elderly Client & Estates Departments

Contact Details

Telephone: 01765 602156
Email: amh@hb-law.co.uk

Background

Educated: Oxford University (BA)
Joined: 1991

Expertise

Andrew is our managing partner and is the head of our Conveyancing, Elderly Client & Estates Departments. He has more than 25 years’ professional experience and is the fourth generation of his family to practice as a solicitor with Hutchinson & Buchanan.

Andrew specialises in conveyancing including residential and commercial conveyancing. He has a particular interest in agricultural conveyancing and acts for many local farming businesses. He advises landlords and tenants in leasehold matters.

Andrew also acts in the preparation of wills and in the administration of estates and trusts. He provides advice upon inheritance tax planning. He also acts in connection with the preparation of Lasting and General Powers of Attorney and in the registration of existing Enduring Powers of Attorney.

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RICHARD STOREY

Partner,Member of the Estates, Elderly Client & Conveyancing Departments

Contact Details

Telephone: 01765 602156
Email: rjs@hb-law.co.uk

Background

Born: Middlesbrough
Educated: Ripon Grammar School, Lancaster University (BA (Hons)) and College of Law, York
Joined: August 2004

Member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Former Trustee of the Ripon & District Citizens Advice Bureau

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Expertise

Richard is a partner and specialises in the preparation of wills and the administration of estates and trusts. He provides advice upon inheritance tax planning.

Richard also acts in connection with the preparation of Lasting and General Powers of Attorney and the registration of existing Enduring Powers of Attorney. He frequently acts in connection with a variety of Court of Protection applications.  He also provides advice upon care home fees planning.

Richard also acts in conveyancing, including the sale and purchase of residential property.

Richard has been awarded and with distinction the ‘Advanced Certificate in Advising Elderly Clients’ by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

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JASMINE DIEDRICK

Associate Solicitor, Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury and Medical Negligence

Contact Details

Telephone: 01765 602156
Email: jtsd@hb-law.co.uk

Background

Born: Royal Berkshire
Educated: Jasmine was formerly a Fellow of Institute of Legal Executives. She completed her legal training at the College of Law, York and qualified as a Solicitor in February 2008
Joined: 2003

Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyer.

Jasmine is an associate solicitor and has a range of expertise in civil disputes and is an experienced advocate in the County Court. She mainly represents Claimants although she occasionally undertakes Defendant work. She may offer a fixed fee interview depending on the circumstances of your case.

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SALLY ORD

CONSULTANT SOLICITOR, EMPLOYMENT LAW

Contact Details

Telephone: 01765 602156
Email: smjo@hb-law.co.uk

Background

Educated: Sheffield Hallam University (BA (Hons)) and the College of Law, York
Joined: 2000

Expertise

Sally is our employment expert.  She has more than 14 years’ professional experience, having completed her training with the firm and also having previously been a Partner in Hutchinson & Buchanan.

Sally has an interest in all aspects of employment law, particularly specialising in Settlement Agreements and Termination Packages.  Sally prides herself on offering practical guidance and advice to both Employees and Employers when faced with those difficult issues that often arise during the work relationship.

Sally also assists in the preparation of contracts of employment and supporting policies.  Advice is regularly provided to both Employees and Employers in connection with disciplinary matters and when the employment relationship has broken down leading to Employment Tribunal proceedings.

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AUDREY CLARK

FAMILY LAW, CONVEYANCER AND MEMBER OF THE CONVEYANCING TEAM

Contact Details

Telephone: 01765 602156
Email: acc@hb-law.co.uk

Expertise

Audrey is a Residential Conveyancer with in excess of 15 years’ experience, specialising in Residential Property transactions to include sale, purchase and re-mortgage.  She has particular expertise in new build transactions, having worked in-house for major house builders and now from a private individual basis, the current government backed Help to Buy Scheme.  Audrey’s previous experience in Family Law provides for her specialism in Transfer of Equity transactions.

Audrey also has a broad range of experience in all areas of family work including both children and divorce. She is committed to offering a constructive and non-confrontational approach to family law.