Newtons hires across Thirsk, Richmond and Northallerton

Newtons Solicitors has added four new appointments across Thirsk, Richmond and Northallerton.

Dorothy Price and Jack Stainthorpe are joining the firm’s residential conveyancing team, while Katie Ward and Elizabeth Whitaker are bolstering the wills, trusts and probate department.

Whitaker, a solicitor who has relocated to Yorkshire from Cirencester, where she worked for Sewell Mullings Logie, will be based in Richmond. She specialises in advising individuals in all aspects of wills, probate and trust law, and is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Ward is a solicitor who advises clients on everything from preparing wills and letters of wishes to administering estates. She joins the team from Coles Solicitors and will be based in the Northallerton office.

Price, a conveyancing executive with more than 40 years of experience in all aspects of residential property transactions, also joins Newtons from Coles and will be based at the firm’s office in Thirsk.

Finally, Stainthorpe, a conveyancing executive, who has recently worked at Latimer Hinks in Darlington, will be based in Northallerton. He is experienced in all aspects of residential property transactions, including sales and purchases.

Newtons has also boosted its Northallerton office with the additions of Fran Maxwell, a senior private client solicitor who has moved from Leyburn to manage a team there, and Estella Pengilley, a senior solicitor and an expert in dispute resolution, who will also now be based in Northallerton to work with the litigation team.

David Birks, director at Newtons, said: “We’ve had some great lawyers join our team recently with more due to arrive. Our Northallerton office seemed huge when we first moved into it, so we’re obviously delighted at how it is filling up.”

Pictured, left to right: Katie Ward, Frances Maxwell, Dorothy Price, Elizabeth Whitaker and Jack Stainthorpe