Probate department

Katharine Jones

Katharine Jones Katharine attended Hull University and qualified as a Solicitor in 1987. She gained broad experience in many areas of legal practice working in High Street firms and joined Spicketts Battrick Law Practice in 2013. Katharine now specialises in Wills, Probate and Estate Administration, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection and Property matters. Her practical and methodical approach to matters ensures that clients get sound advice on all options open to them to ensure that tax savings and costs savings are maximized.

Sarah Willmore

Sarah WillmoreSarah studied law at Swansea University and qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in January 2013. She has also completed the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Diploma. Sarah worked for a prominent Welsh law firm in central Cardiff for nine years before joining Spicketts Battrick Law Practice in October 2016. Sarah has experience of advising a broad range of clients on all aspects of private client work including will planning, powers of attorney, Court of Protection applications and the administration of estates and trusts.

Catrin Davies

Catrin Davies

Catrin obtained a 2:1 degree in anthropology and sociology (BA Hons) from the University of Durham in 2005 and worked in music licensing until beginning her law career in 2012. Having gained experience in conveyancing and family law Catrin joined the residential conveyancing team at Spicketts Battrick Law Practice in January 2014, moving to the probate department in April 2016.

Catrin is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and is currently studying to become a qualified lawyer, she also volunteers for the charity Independent Age.

OUR TEAM
  • "Thank you so much for all your help through this difficult time. You were both professional and understanding. I couldn't have fulfilled my role as executor without your help and support. "
    Miss A (Probate)
  • "Tracey, thank you for all your hard word and advice throughout the past few months. The situation is now restored and I am now free to move on with my life."
    J.J (Matrimonial)
  • "On behalf of my family I would like to thank you for your hard work and dedication to my late sister's affairs. Your sympathy and understanding at this difficult time made things a lot easier to bear. Thank you so much. "
    Mrs C (Probate)
  • "Thank you so much for all you have done for me since last November. I am looking forward to starting my new life, your support has been amazing!"
    S.L (Matrimonial)
  • "Many thanks for mediating the transaction from start to finish. It has been a long wait and at times painful but we got there in the end. Please extend my thanks to John for his huge contribution. "
    F.N (Conveyancing)
  • "Rachel, thank you so much for everything, you have been a star!"
    M.H (Conveyancing)
  • "Thank you very much for your assistance in the purchase of our first home. We have valued your guidance, support & professionalism. We would recommend you without hesitation."
    Mr and Mrs N (Conveyancing)
  • "Very efficient operation, staff had good attitude and showed kindness and understanding in difficult personal circumstances."
    M.M (Conveyancing)
  • "Lisa Lake was absolutely superb. Unbelievably good service and care. Thank you!!"
    B (Conveyancing)
  • "Thank you very much for a great, stress free, service!"
    PJS (Conveyancing)
  • "It was all efficient, if I emailed Katie she would ring back asap - Special thanks to her for being patient with me and keeping me informed."
    M.K (Conveyancing)
  • "Thanks for a smooth and hassle free process!"
    R.S (Conveyancing)
  • "I have found all staff at Spicketts Battrick with whom I have dealt with to be unfailingly helpful and positive. It has been gratifying to find such cheerful and reliable staff, as well as great professionalism."
    K.W (Conveyancing)
  • "Thank you so much for all your help, advice and support for both my parents during the court case. You don't know how happy you've made a little boy. We couldn't have done it without your help."
    D.R (Matrimonial)
  • "Many thanks for all of your help, we have and would recommend you."
    M.D (Conveyancing)
  • "Thank you for dealing with the lease extension on the above property. It really has been very stress-free from our point of view so we would definitely use your practice again."
    D.D (Conveyancing)
  • "I would like to express my gratitude to you for the way in which you so professionally dealt with my conveyancing."
    K.L (Conveyancing)
  • "Many thanks for your help with the sale. The service you provided was excellent and the process was smooth."
    R.A (Conveyancing)
  • "Excellent friendly,professional and compassionate service. Many many thanks to Marie and Suzanne for always being at the end of the telephone and always prepared to take my calls and answer any questions I had- of which there were many! They were supportive, kind and genuinely interested in helping me. "
    D.M (Conveyancing)
  • "Thank you all so much for your persistence and sheer hard work towards our house move. Albeit a challenging process, your encouragement, professionalism and commitment to us as clients made the experience all the easier. "
    J & J (Conveyancing)
  • "Tracey, thank you for your superb counsel and guidance over the last year. I am indebted to you and shall always be grateful to you for the end result with my son."
    Ms S (Matrimonial)
  • "Thank you for making a stressful time much more stress free. Our new home is beautiful."
    T & B (Conveyancing)
  • "Thank you so much for making the sale of my mum's flat so painless and stress free. My phone calls and e-mails were always responded to promptly and clearly."
    M.H (Conveyancing)
  • "Thank you for all your help and hard work completing my purchase."
    M.B (Conveyancing)
  • "Thank you for helping us in the completion of selling our house. We are grateful that it was a quick sale and appreciate all your hard work. Wish you all the best and thanks again!"
    Miss K (Conveyancing)
  • "Many thanks for helping me in getting my daughter back, I cannot tell you how grateful I am."
    S.B (Matrimonial)
  • "Thank you for all your help along the way, as we are first time buyers we have appreciated your guidance and support for all our questions. We are glad to be at the end now and you and your team have been very helpful getting us here!"
    J & N (Conveyancing)
  • "Absolutely first class professional and timely services again from Joanne and Catherine. Thank you both very much."
    P.H (Conveyancing)
  • "Very friendly and helpful team, email replies were very prompt. Very grateful for Lisa's work and Katie's. Will definitely use them again."
    B & W (Conveyancing)
  • "We would like to thank you for all your help and support, we still cant believe were on the property ladder. You have been so easy to communicate with Marie. Thank you."
    S & N (Conveyancing)
  • "Rachel, thank you so much for all you've done for us. You've gone over and above the call of duty. We are so grateful."
    E & C (Conveyancing)
  • "Property was sold in the shortest time and despite probate not being in place the legal team dealt with the matter in a professional manner and achieved a exceptional swift outcome ensuring our buyer was not lost. The process was painless thanks to the efforts of Vicky Jones and the SB Probate team. 1st Class Service! "
    K.C (Conveyancing)
  • "I have previously been using a different company who I have had many issues with and I came across hoping for a difference. I can safely say that your team exceeds my expectations on all counts, their communication and the speed in which they do things is very good in my opinion."
    A.F (Conveyancing)
  • "Thank you for all your help with the sale of our property."
    C, G & J (Conveyancing)
  • "Thank you for all your help with buying our flat and the speed you completed this for us."
    K.B (Conveyancing)
  • "Thank you to Catrin for all her help with forms etc. and her kindness and understanding."
    Mrs J (Probate)
  • "Issues were dealt with very effectively and they understood my anxieties around the process very well."
    J.C. (Conveyancing)
  • "We were delighted with your services, efficiency and politeness. Thank you very much!"
    D.K (Conveyancing)
  • "When I met you back in March I was lost and a little broken. I left court yesterday with a feeling of illation and was genuinely overwhelmed and blown away by your kindness, professionalism, personal touch and support."
    T.M (Matrimonial)
  • "I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to you for all your expert advice and support throughout the divorce and financial settlement processing. I would have been completely lost and a nervous wreck right now if it were not for your valuable legal expertise and advice."
    Ms S (Matrimonial)
  • "Thank you so much for all your help selling my flat. You kept me calm and helped so much!"
    Mrs M (Conveyancing)
  • "Thank you for your excellent help and attention to detail while selling and purchasing my properties. It was very much appreciated. I would have no hesitation in recommending your services to anyone."
    G.G (Conveyancing)
  • "We were very impressed by the entire service given by Kelsey, Kate ad Lisa. They were all very professional and helpful."
    U.K (Conveyancing)
  • "Rhunedd & Sharon, thank you so much for all your hard work on my sale & purchase. I wouldn't hesitate to use you again in future and also to recommend you to friends and family."
    S.N (Conveyancing)
  • "Excellent responses from both Rebecca and Jason both in timeliness, efficiency and manner."
    J.C. (Conveyancing)
  • "Phillippa, many thanks for all your help and expertise and for making our purchase as smooth as possible. I will definitely use your services and recommend again."
    Ms J (Conveyancing)
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