Wills, Trusts 
& Probate

BHP Law offer a range of Wills, Trusts and Probate solicitor services. These services are not exhaustive of this list below and we have often been able to offer advice or act on a more complicated matter. If you are not sure which category your enquiry falls into, please feel free to contact us and we will be able to point you in the right direction.

Many of our Wills, Trusts and Probate solicitors are also members of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Solicitors for the Elderly and/or Law Society Private Client section. 

These are all associations that BHP Law have joined to give you independent reassurance that we are experts in your field. 

If you would like to have a chat about your options or how we may be able to help you please contact a member of the team, complete our call back form or contact us directly at your local office.

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Your Wills, Trusts & Probate Team

Helen Biglin

Partner

Helen qualified as a solicitor in 1993 and at that time joined Walton Hardy & Clough in Darlington as a member of their Wills, Trusts & Probate team.…

Akkelin Harris

Partner

Akkelin advises on matters relating to Wills, Trusts and Probate as well as Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection applications. She is a…

Michelle Coulson

Solicitor

Michelle qualified as a solicitor in 2006, specialising in criminal law. In 2013, Michelle also trained in private client services and private family…

Bethany Pickering

Solicitor

Bethany was born and raised in Middlesbrough and has always had a commitment to developing her law career locally. She started her journey studying law…

Lucy Watson

Solicitor

Lucy studied law at Newcastle University before completing her LPC in York and qualifying as a Solicitor in 2017. She is proficient in all matters relating…

Peter Leach

Chartered Legal Executive

Peter is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Legal Executive and has over 35 years experience in dealing with Probate matters. Peter joined BHP Law…

Laura Vipond

Chartered Legal Executive

Laura has worked in the legal profession for over 20 years. She completed her training at J W Mitchell Dodds & Co and remained at that firm when it merged…

Lucy Burgess

Apprentice Solicitor

Lucy joined BHP Law as a Solicitor Apprentice in September 2022. As an apprentice, Lucy will experience working within different departments over the…

Jack Collins

Apprentice Solicitor

Jack joined BHP in September 2020 as an Apprentice Solicitor in our Family Team. In year one of the apprenticeship Jack predominantly assisted with private…

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