Four Teesside legal entrepreneurs have split from a large regional practice to open Core Legal, a new specialist law firm dedicated to residential conveyancing, wills, trusts and probate work.
Firmly basing its roots in Teesside but acting for clients across the North-East, Core Legal has opened its offices on Preston Farm Business Park in Stockton.
With ambitious growth plans, recruitment is already underway under the guidance of directors Sally Hare, Keith Ahmed, Claire Hewitt and Jo Anderson, all previously with BHP Law.
Specialising in property services for those buying, selling and re-mortgaging, the new law firm’s legal teams are in place working with local clients, estate agents and national conveyancing panels.
Core Legal managing director Sally Hare, 33, was previously Head of Private Client Services at BHP Law, managing a team of 40 staff dedicated to residential conveyancing.
Sally, who started her career as a solicitor in 2008 and has since specialised in property, said: “We’re naturally delighted with the support our clients and referrers have shown us.
“We’re all working with the same aim and that is to drive the business forward and to grow our business here in Teesside, creating new jobs and delivering first choice legal services to our clients.”
The business is expected to expand quickly over the next few years.
Marketing director Claire Hewitt, 40, added: “The property market is moving fast. Processes are becoming more streamlined and there are exciting, new advances in technology all the time.
“We’re keen to be part of those changes and are already working with a number of providers to be able to offer our clients a better experience when buying and selling their property.”
• Pictured (above, left-to-right): Jo Anderson, Keith Ahmed, Claire Hewitt and Sally Hare.