“I was very impressed with your level of professionalism.”
Wills, Probate & Trusts
Amaya completed a BA in Music at the University of Durham, subsequently attending the College of Law in York to undertake the GDL and LPC. She obtained a Distinction in the latter. She volunteered at her local Citizens Advice Bureau in Scarborough, whilst also working as a professional musician. She undertook a month’s work placement in a legal practice in Seville where she was able to learn about a foreign jurisdiction.
In 2012, Amaya joined Hanne & Co as a trainee solicitor. She qualified in 2014 into the Wills, Trusts and Probate department. Her cases includes drafting wills, non-contentious and contentious probate, trusts of land, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection matters. Amaya has a personal interest in administration of estates, inheritance tax issues, Inheritance Act 1975 claims, and contesting wills in relation to validity, capacity, lack of knowledge and/or approval.
Amaya is bilingual in English and Spanish. Away from work, she enjoys playing the piano, violin and singing, going to the theatre and travelling to foreign countries.
What Amaya’s clients have said:
“Thank you so much for all your help with my mother’s LPA and Will. You have been both professional and compassionate in your dealing of my mother, for which I am very grateful!”
“Many, many thanks for all that you have done for me.”
“Words cannot truly express my gratitude to you for all you have done to support, guide & assist me through this difficult transition. I feel incredibly blessed to have spotted your name & justifiably glowing reference on NappyValley website. I too will be endorsing your services & have done so to family & friends.”
“You are a very special lady to whom I feel deep gratitude.”
“On behalf of my mother, my family, we are very thankful and bless for you Amaya and your firm Hanne & Co. For your help and for bearing with my family through the years, from the bottom in our hearts thank you so much, it such a big help for my family the inheritance we got from our relative: we built a new house because as our old house was ruined by typhoons…… Thank you so much, may the god bless you in return the help we got from you Amaya. Thank you so much.”
“Thank you for seeing me and for the unique way in which you’ve guided me through the procedures. I was pretty nervous at first. Thank you for your concern.”
‘The contact was excellent. Excellent service.”
“Certain to recommend you. I have recently given your name to a friend who may need advice in the near future.”