Two new recruits for Weightmans’ Knutsford office
Law firm Weightmans has continued its growth in Knutsford with the appointment of Richard Dobell and Rachel Harper who join the Wills, Trusts Tax & Probate and Family teams respectively.
Solicitor Rachel Harper joins the Family team from Brabners Chaffe Street where she qualified in 2010 and from where she has developed her expertise working on high net worth cases involving financial settlements upon divorce, cohabitation disputes, pre-nuptial agreements and issues in relation to children.
Richard Dobell joins the Wills, Trusts Tax & Probate team from Cobbetts LLP in Manchester where he qualified in 2010. Richard worked for a local charitable trust before moving to Knutsford and has experience with complex trust work and drafting of wills.
Carole Atkinson, head of both Family and Private Client said of the duo’s arrival:
“Richard and Rachel are highly committed and extremely capable individuals so I am thrilled to welcome them to Weightmans.”
Of her appointment, Rachel said: “Weightmans’ Private Client team is led by the best family lawyers in the region and they are market leaders in family law. They provide constructive and pragmatic advice tailored to the needs of their clients and I look forward to working in the team.”
“Weightmans’ commitment to its clients and promise of encouraging people at all levels to develop their skills makes it a great place to build a career.” Richard Dobell