Catrin Lloyd is based in Wakefield, but works with clients all over West Yorkshire.
Catrin qualified in 2005 and throughout her career has specialised in wills, probate, trusts and inheritance tax planning, as well as developing a particular interest in Court of Protection work and Lasting Powers of Attorney.
She joined Switalskis in 2010, as Head of the firm’s Wills, Trusts & Probate department, and is also part of the Court of Protection department.
Catrin is a member of STEP, the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners. Membership requires solicitors to undergo a lengthy process of training and examination, to ensure their knowledge and expertise meets the high standards required.
We asked Catrin:
Q: What is your role at Switalskis?
A: Solicitor and Head of the Wills and Probate department. I deal with Wills, Probate, Trusts, Inheritance Tax Planning, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection work.
Q: What can clients expect from you?
A: They can expect a personal, prompt and efficient service.
Q: What do your clients like about you?
A: I’d like to think that my clients see me as an approachable, efficient and knowledgeable Solicitor.
Q: What drew you to your specialism?
A: I like working with people and enjoy the fact that I meet such a broad range of clients doing this work.
Q: What did you want to do when you were a child?
A: I always wanted to work in law, believe it or not!
Q: What are your ambitions?
A: To help the Wills and Probate department build upon it’s reputation and develop a greater presence throughout West Yorkshire (and to loose a stone before summer!).
Q: What are you interests outside of work?
A: At the moment most hobbies have been put on hold and playing ball, jigsaws, building towers, reading the many That’s not my… books and Peppa Pig seem to take up all of my time! When I get the chance I enjoy reading, cooking and going to the theatre and as a family we enjoy walking.
Q: Tell us about some of your favourite things…
A: My favourite place is Lake Bled, Slovenia. Favourite books are the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling and the Shardlake series by C J Sansom. My favourite singer is Adele and my favourite composer is Vaughan Williams