Catherine Hegarty is a Solicitor in the Private Client department at WBW Solicitors. She joined the firm in 2013 and is based in our Torquay office.

Catherine has gained a wealth of knowledge in relation to Private Client work and specialises in taking instructions for new estate matters, all aspects appertaining to the preparation and registration of Lasting Powers of Attorney (property and financial affairs and health and welfare), registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney, and Probate Matters.

Catherine has spent much of her career working in the legal profession, having joined Torbay Firm Eastleys initially as a legal secretary in 1990. She worked through Open University and qualified as a solicitor in 2009.

Outside of work, Catherine enjoys reading, coastal walking and travelling.


Catherine, along with Shirley Cole, were both wonderful, everything explained so that even I could understand! Both Catherine and Shirley are a real asset to your firm. NOTHING was too much trouble.