Christopher Keenan, Partner at HK Wareham

Local solicitor appointed as Director of national legal membership

| Published on March 24, 2016

Solicitors for the Elderly has appointed Humphries Kirk solicitor Chris Keenan to its board of directors.

Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) is a national organisation with more than 1,500 professionals, such as solicitors, barristers, and chartered legal executives, committed to providing the highest quality legal advice on specialist areas, such as wills, powers of attorney and elder abuse.

Chris, Partner at Humphries Kirk in Wareham, joins the not-for-profit organisation’s six-member board as it looks to raise awareness of the importance of planning ahead for later life and the benefits of seeking good quality legal advice.

With seven years of post-qualified experience as a private client solicitor, Chris has a particular interest in current and retrospective applications for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding and residential care funding issues.

He said: “Our sector is undergoing whole-scale change and I am delighted to be given the opportunity to tackle these challenges head on and work for the ongoing benefit of our members. SFE brings together hard working and diligent lawyers that care about their clients and the work they do, and I am thrilled represent these individuals as a Director of SFE.

Lakshmi Turner, chief executive of SFE, commented: “It is with great pleasure we welcome Chris to our board of directors. After a rigorous recruitment process Chris was one of two standout candidates and I have every confidence in his application and dedication in helping SFE continue to grow as the gold standard for experts practicing in this area of law.”

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Humphries Kirk is a law firm with solicitors offices in Wareham, Swanage, Dorchester, Poole, Parkstone, Bournemouth, Crewkerne and London.


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