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Claire Beard (née Boot)

Claire Beard (née Boot)



Claire is a Solicitor in our Commercial Team and also advises on estate planning and preparing Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney and deals with the administration of estates.


Claire studied Law with Psychology at the University of Central Lancashire where she graduated top of her class with first class honours followed by a distinction in the Legal Practice Course at De Montfort University in Leicester. Having joined the firm for work experience in the summer of 2007 and proving her value, she took up the offer of a full time position as a trainee solicitor the following year. Trained by Richard Engel, Claire gained a broad experience in legal matters which enables her to work in both the Wills and Probate and Commercial Teams. Claire qualified as a solicitor in 2011.

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Claire at Max Engel has assisted me with some business and personal property matters, not all of which have been straightforward by any means.

The service I have received has been friendly, very efficient and extremely prompt.

The advice has been well considered and very well and clearly presented in a manner that has been sympathetic and has removed many concerns, particularly dealing with a couple of trying matters following bereavements.

I would have no hesitation in recommending Claire and her colleagues at Max Engel.

Richard Griffiths RIBA

The DCM Partnership Ltd

Outstanding personal and professional service. Fantastic empathy in dealing with the elderly. Huge thank you.

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