Partner

Chris Keenan

Chris Keenan, HK Law

Chris is a Partner at HK Law in our Dorchester office.

I qualified as a Solicitor in 2007 and came to work at HK Law in 2011. I have been a Partner since 2017. I head up the Dorchester Private Client Team.

I specialise in Private Client work, which means that my area of focus is Probate and Estate Administration, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, advising on and creating trusts, both in Wills and during lifetime, estate planning and mitigation of inheritance tax. I act for a diverse range of clients from various backgrounds, occupations and financial positions.

I have built up significant experience in estate administration, acting in many complex cases that have variously involved large property or investment portfolios, business and farming assets, foreign properties and other assets held abroad.

I am a member of HK Law’s Court of Protection Team, and I can assist with a broad spectrum of cases, from straightforward deputyship applications through to complicated applications in regard to both property and financial affairs and personal welfare.

I can also provide advice and assistance in cases where it has been alleged that a deliberate deprivation of assets has taken place to avoid payment of care charges.

I am known for my pragmatic and honest approach and clear advice.

Specialisms

  • Will advice and preparation
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning and Inheritance Tax mitigation
  • Trust Creation
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection cases
  • Deliberate Deprivation of Assets
  • Applications for Deputyship Orders for Property and Financial Affairs
  • Applications for Deputyship Orders for Health and Welfare

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Where Chris Keenan works

HK Law Blandford office

Blandford

The newest of the HK Law offices and proud to service the people and businesses of Blandford and the surrounding area.

HK Law Bournemouth office

Bournemouth

Our Bournemouth Solicitors, based at our office in Southbourne, are here to support you with all the personal and business legal needs.

Somerset Solicitors

Crewkerne

HK Law’s history in Crewkerne dates back to 1749, making it the longest standing solicitors firm in the country.

HK Law Blandford office

Dorchester

With offices at 40 High West Street and 1 Colliton Walk, our expert team provides a comprehensive range of legal services to the people of Dorchester and surrounding areas.

HK Law Parkstone office

Parkstone

Our Parkstone solicitors, based in the heart of Ashley Cross, are here to offer you expert local legal advice.

Poole Solicitors

Poole

Our HK Law team in Poole assist local clients with their legal requirements.  Local to you, we are always on-hand to meet up whenever it suits you.

HK Law Swanage office

Swanage

HK Law have held a strong presence in Swanage for generations. When it comes to client care, we pride ourselves on a modern approach backed up by traditional values.

HK Law Wareham office

Wareham

Wareham is the office from which HK evolved. Today our Wareham office prides itself on offering the town a full range of legal services whilst keeping things simple and personal.

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