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Harold G Walker Solicitors Announces Two New Partners

We are pleased to announce that Cath Porter and Gaynor Cooke became Partners as from January 2017. The appointments mark the continuous growth and expansion of the Firm’s legal practice in the Dorset area.

‘”We’re truly delighted to appoint Cath and Gaynor as new Partners of the Firm. Their diverse talents will be a great addition to our already strong partnership team,” said Nicola Lowe, Managing Partner of Harold G Walker. “As well as being excellent Lawyers, they are both greatly admired for their empathy and their ability to forge close and strong relationships with their clients. Our strategy has always been to provide first-class expertise with personal service and I know they will play a key role in delivering this. Both are deeply dedicated to their clients and we welcome them as Partners in the Firm.”

The Partners celebrated the new appointments and the legal practice’s 70 year Anniversary by visiting the Bournemouth Masonic Hall where a portrait of the firm’s late founder; Harold Walker is displayed. Harold established the law firm in 1946 and carried on to build a successful business empire in the Bournemouth area. Although he led a varied career, Harold Walker will mostly be remembered for his period as Chairman of AFC Bournemouth.

Cath Porter, a matrimonial lawyer for many years and who joined the Firm in 2013, specialises in all elements of family and matrimonial law. Based at the firms Broadstone office, Cath has developed an outstanding reputation in the local community, her wealth of knowledge and legal expertise has put her in high regard amongst her colleagues and clients.

Gaynor Cooke, who is also based at Harold G Walker’s Broadstone branch, has almost 20 years’ experience in dealing with all aspects of life planning. Since joining the Firm Gaynor has made significant contributions to the Wills & Probate team as well as providing day to day advice and counsel to clients. Her vast experience and professionalism make her a true asset to the Firm. 

Photo (left to right): Simon Nethercott, Cath Porter, Nicola Lowe, Hugh Storry Deans, Gaynor Cooke.

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