‘Moore’ gains for private client team at regional law firm

Highly regarded private client solicitor Hugo Moore has joined Williamsons Solicitors as it looks to develop its leading wills and probate service.

Hugo Moore

Mr Moore will work from the firm’s Hull and Bridlington branches using his expertise to help in matters including estate administration, will drafting and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

The ‘fishing, rugby and wine lover’, who lives in Beverley with his wife and two young daughters, is also the current Under Sheriff for the East Riding of Yorkshire, supporting the work of High Sheriff Tina Cerutti by advising on various formalities associated with the Royal office.

Mr Moore said that he was looking forward to contributing to the firm’s success: “I gain great satisfaction working in this area of law as I enjoy forming strong relationships with my clients and working for multiple generations of the same family.”

The well-known East Yorkshire firm, which also has a Driffield office, now has a private client team of 14 led by department head and Williamsons’ director Rebecca Bisby.

She said: “We are thrilled that Hugo has joined our thriving department, which is on course to becoming the most knowledgeable, trusted and well-respected private client service in the region.

“He has an excellent reputation and makes a solid addition to our hard working and committed team.”

Mr Moore qualified in 2006 after studying law at the University of Leeds followed by York College of Law. After initially working for a large firm in Leeds, he returned to the East Riding in 2010.