Kate Shires
“Kate has been a wonderful help and advisor throughout all my dealings with MacDonald … Kate has been professional, kind and helpful and I am extremely grateful to her for all her advice and patience too it has been very much appreciated”.."Thank you very much indeed for all your support and advice. It is so very sad when a parent passes away but your steady and relentless professionalism has been so helpful ..""Kate Shires has been, and is, a super solicitor she is professional, patient and kind, we have recommended her to many friends."

Kate Shires

Senior Solicitor


Kate is an Senior Solicitor in the Wills, Probate and Trusts Department at our Petersfield office.

Work Areas

Kate specialises in wills, probate and trusts including advising on:

Probate and estate administration

Lasting Powers of Attorney

Registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney




Career History

Before joining MacDonald Oates Kate was a Partner at Potter Owtram & Peck from 2002 and before that an Assistant Solicitor. Prior to Potter Owtram & Peck Kate was with Guillaumes Solicitors in Weybridge as an Assistant Solicitor.


In her spare time Kate has a keen interest in music being a pianist and violinist. She also enjoys swimming, cooking and spending time with her family.

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