New Appointments

Parker Rhodes Hickmotts, well known for providing high quality legal services in Yorkshire for over 120 years, is very pleased to announce the appointment of several key members of staff.

Joining their well-established Wills, Trusts and Probate department are Claudia Hall and Karl Taylor.

Claudia is a highly experienced Wills, Trusts and Probate solicitor and is a member of STEP (The Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners).

While Karl has many years’ experience in dealing with complex probate and estate administration cases, including issues related to inheritance tax and trusts.

Joining the firm’s Litigation and Dispute department is Brian Fowler. Brian has a wealth of experience in dispute resolution work, specialising in commercial and property litigation. Most recently, he has been advising clients on the implications of HS2 passing through South Yorkshire.

Fiona Shinner, managing partner, commented on the appointments: “We are delighted to welcome Claudia, Karl and Brian to the firm. Individually, they bring a wealth of specialist experience that will complement and strengthen the services we provide in these highly complex areas of law.”

Anyone needing specialist legal advice can make an appointment by calling 01709 511100 or emailing

Karl Claudia

Karl Taylor and Claudia Hall of the Wills Trust & Probate Deaprtment

Brian Fowler

Brian Fowler - Dispute Resolution & Litigation Solicitor