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Gaynor Cooke


Gaynor Cooke Partner and Head of Wills & Probate and Trusts

Gaynor Cooke
Chartered Legal Executive, Partner and Head of Wills & Probate

Qualified in 1993

Supervised by Simon Nethercott and Nicola Lowe

Gaynor Cooke is a Partner and Head of the Wills & Probate department with Harold G Walker Solicitors. A Probate specialist and chartered legal executive, her significant experience enables her to deal with all aspects of life planning.

Gaynor started her legal training via the Legal Executive route in 1993 and was accepted as a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in June 1999. As a probate specialist, she is a full member of STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and as such, is subject to an extensive Code of Professional Conduct. All STEP members are required to act with integrity and in a manner that inspires confidence, respect and trust of their clients and of the wider community. Gaynor is no exception and is able to deal with all aspects of probate and estate administration, Trusts, Deputyship Orders, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Will writing and succession advice.

Away from work Gaynor enjoys a very busy family life. She also loves travelling abroad and experiencing new cultures.

Gaynor’s Client Testimonials:

“I am writing to thank you for the efficient way in which you have dealt with my late husband’s estate. This has meant that my sons and I have been able to deal with the whole legal process easily and can now finalize all other financial matters.”

“We would like to offer to you and your staff for the courteous and professional manner in which you have dealt with what was a complex and difficult matter, made worse by the pandemic and the frustration of dealing with HMRC.”

“Thank you for all the work you have done on my father’s estate and on his financial affairs, particularly your last minute visits to us last year when we were selling the house.”

“We very much appreciated having home visits.”

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the efficient manner in which you have dealt with the estate.”

“Thank you for your professionalism and efficiency in handling my late Uncle’s estate and for keeping me so well informed throughout.”

“We were very satisfied with the service Gaynor provided.”

“It has been a difficult year but we have had so much help from Gaynor and her team who without them we would never have coped. They have always given us a very warm and friendly welcome when we called and nothing has been too much trouble. All queries we have had were dealt with so quickly and professionally. I am so grateful to Gaynor who has visited us here at home for our Wills as I am not mobile. It was so nice that I did not have to worry and now it has all been done. They are an excellent team and it is very helpful to know that you are there when needed.”

“Gaynor was very professional but with an informal manner, which left us at ease in her company.”

“Gaynor’s advice and understanding guided me through the process of making my Will and now I have got complete peace of mind that all my affairs are in order. Thank you Gaynor.”

“I would just like to thank Harold G Walker for an excellent service!”

“I’d like to thank you for pursuing this matter in an efficient and transparent manner so that my brother and I could follow the process without too many questions. We would not hesitate in recommending Harold G Walker Solicitors.”

“Gaynor not only took the trouble to understand our needs but also came up with some very constructive suggestions to resolve problems.”

“Very impressed with the professional, but sympathetic service at a very difficult time.”

“Historically have been pleased with your expertise which has now been further endorsed and would have no doubts in the future.”

“Harold G Walker made the whole process quick and efficient. Would recommend!”

“I can’t think of any improvements as I couldn’t have asked for a better, patient, understanding or more professional service from Gaynor and her secretary.”

“The service received from Gaynor was excellent, she could not have been more helpful!”

“I have nothing but thanks and gratitude for the way that Harold G Walker dealt with our problems. They took away all the worries that we had – thank you once again for everything.”

“Excellent service, friendly and helpful”

“The help and advice offered by Gaynor Cooke was excellent in all aspects. Even small matters were actioned promptly in a friendly and efficient manner. Thank you for your help.”

“Friendly, caring and efficient!”