Karen Yates

Associate Solicitor and Head of Private Client

We welcomed Karen… to the firm in October 2019 as an Associate Solicitor and Head of Private Client.  Karen read Law at the University of Leeds and qualified in 2007.

Key areas of expertise include… advising clients on a broad range of wills and estate planning matters; including advising clients on reducing the liability of their estates to inheritance tax, powers of attorney, probate and court of protection applications.  Karen also deals with a variety of elderly client matters and provides advice on planning for long term care.

She fits in because… she is friendly and approachable and committed to providing high level tailored advice to her clients.  She is a full member of the highly regarded Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

At the end of the day…  she goes home to her young family.  In her free time Karen enjoys running, long walks with her beagle cross puppy and making children’s clothes.

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