Meet the legal team.


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Peter Hine

Director and Solicitor
Email: phine@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799651
Commercial Law Peter Hine Director and Solicitor Email: phine@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799651

Educated at Lancaster Royal Grammar School and Trinity College Oxford, Peter trained as a commercial lawyer in the City of London before returning to Lancashire.

A former North West Business Insider Corporate Lawyer of the Year, Peter has been a Partner with Marsden Rawsthorn since 1986 and Head of Corporate since 1991. Peter specialises in company and commercial law, particularly mergers, acquisitions and disposals of companies and businesses.

Outside the office, Peter is a family man whose interests include sport, sailing and current affairs.

Kay Waddington - Solicitor

Kay Alexandra Waddington

Senior Associate Solicitor
Email: kwaddington@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799641
Kay Waddington - Solicitor Commercial Law Kay Alexandra Waddington Senior Associate Solicitor Email: kwaddington@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799641

Kay is a solicitor specialising in commercial and corporate law. Kay was made a Senior Associate in July 2022.

Kay advises and assists a wide range of corporate clients from business start ups, SMEs, charities to large corporate organisations. Her particular expertise is in in mergers and acquisitions, MBOs, joint ventures and retirement sales.

She also has considerable experience in drafting shareholder and partnership agreements and various commercial contracts including terms and conditions of trade and licensing arrangements.

Kay enjoys working closely with her clients and helping them reach their business goals.

Kay studied law at Sheffield University then went on to obtain her Diploma in Legal Practice at York School of Law before qualifying as a solicitor in 1998. Kay spent 15 years at a Regional North West based firm of Solicitors where she was the head of the Corporate Department and, following a career break, she joined Marsden Rawsthorn Corporate Team in March 2017.

Lisa Clark Solicitor

Lisa Clark

Solicitor
Email: lclark@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799654
Lisa Clark Solicitor Employment Law Lisa Clark Solicitor Email: lclark@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799654

Lisa returned to Marsden Rawsthorn in July 2015 having previously worked for the firm from 2004 to 2011. She heads up the Employment law department and her areas of expertise including the following:

Acting for businesses

  • dealing with HR advice, including advising on absence management, disciplinary and grievance procedures;
  • re-organisations, restructures and redundancies;
  • varying contractual terms and drafting contracts of employment and staff handbooks;
  • Advising upon and drafting Restrictive Covenants;
  • Providing support to our commercial team on transactions involving TUPE and Director disputes/removal of a Director; and
  • Drafting Settlement Agreements.

Acting for employees

  • Advising on settlement agreements
  • Assisting employees through internal procedures including grievances, disciplinaries, redundancy, variation of employment contract, whistleblowing; and
  • Advising on restrictive covenants;

Lisa also acts for employers and employees in connection with employment tribunal claims, including unfair and constructive dismissal, breach of contract, whistleblowing, equal pay and redundancy.  She has a keen interest in claims involving discrimination and enjoys being able to help clients who are in difficult positions and cannot see a way forward.

Outside of the office Lisa enjoys going to music festivals, watching Wigan Athletic, spending time with her family and travelling. She also finds time to keep fit by swimming.

Lisa studied Law at Liverpool John Moores University and also CIPD Level 5 (HR) at Wigan and Leigh College.

Stephen Hodgson director

Stephen Hodgson

Director and Solicitor
Email: shodgson@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799661
Stephen Hodgson director Commercial Property Stephen Hodgson Director and Solicitor Email: shodgson@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799661

Stephen studied law at Aston University and Leeds University and qualified in 1985, becoming a partner in 1989 at Hodgson and Sons and is the fourth generation in the family firm. The firm merged with Marsdens in 1999.

Stephen is the Divisional Director of the Commercial Law team at Marsden Rawsthorn and specialises in commercial property.

Outside interests include cycling, golf, skiing and music. Stephen is a supporter of Preston North End Football Club.

Nicola Fairhurst associate director

Nicola Fairhurst

Legal Director
Email: nfairhurst@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799601
Nicola Fairhurst associate director Commercial Property Nicola Fairhurst Legal Director Email: nfairhurst@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799601

Nicola joined Marsden Rawsthorn in September 2015. She qualified in 2004 at Lopian Wagner Solicitors in Manchester where she was a Partner for 7 years and built up an extensive range of Commercial Property and Residential Conveyancing experience. She decided to leave the big city lights and move closer to her home town of Leyland.

Nicola has vast experience in the sale, acquisition and sale/leaseback of a variety of commercial properties, together with a huge variety of asset management work acting for both Landlords and Tenants. Nicola is the head of our commercial property team.

Nicola’s most enjoyable aspect of the job is forming a dependable relationship with clients and getting repeat business and referrals.

Outside of the office Nicola enjoys binge-watching episodes of Peppa Pig and playing with Play-Doh although she would have you believe those are really the hobbies of her young family.

If she has any rare time outside of that she enjoys cooking, reading, arts and crafts, travelling and socialising with friends.

Kirsty Donlan Associate Chartered Legal Executive

Kirsty Donlan

Associate Chartered Legal Executive
Email: kdonlan@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799625
Kirsty Donlan Associate Chartered Legal Executive Commercial Property Kirsty Donlan Associate Chartered Legal Executive Email: kdonlan@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799625

Kirsty qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2009. She started at Marsden Rawsthorn within the Commercial Property Department in May 2017, after previously working in solicitors in Manchester for 17 years.

Kirsty specialises in all residential conveyancing including investors requiring a quick turn around.

Kirsty was promoted to Associate in July 2022.

In her free time Kirsty likes travelling and spending time with her daughter.

Jennie Barnes solicitor

Jennie Barnes

Senior Associate Solicitor
Email: jbarnes@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799638
Jennie Barnes solicitor Commercial Property Jennie Barnes Senior Associate Solicitor Email: jbarnes@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799638

Jennie began working at Marsden Rawsthorn at the beginning of September 2015 as a Trainee Solicitor after studying Law LLB at De Montfort University Leicester and completing her LPC at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Jennie was promoted to Senior Associate in July 2022.

She enjoys working in law because every day is different and there is always a new challenge.

Outside of the office Jennie takes part in dancing, drama reading and running.

Rebecca Dixon Solicitor

Rebecca Dixon

Solicitor
Email: rdixon@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799612
Rebecca Dixon Solicitor Commercial Property Rebecca Dixon Solicitor Email: rdixon@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799612

Rebecca joined the firm in July 2018. She qualified as a Commercial Property Legal Executive in August 2019 and qualified as a Solicitor in November 2019.

Rebecca’s areas of practice include:

  • Property Sales.
  • Property Acquisitions.
  • Leases.
  • Property banking and finance work Rebecca deals with funding for anything from a small residential unit to more complex large commercial units and flats. She will work to your timescales and at the right price.

Outside of the office Rebecca is a Disney addict and has been to Walt Disney World 7 times. She also enjoys travelling and ticking off new places off the bucket list. She is also a regular gym attendee to burn off all the food she munches in the office.

Jayne Cassidy - Senior Conveyancer

Jayne Cassidy

Senior Conveyancer
Email: jcassidy@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799605
Jayne Cassidy - Senior Conveyancer Commercial Property Jayne Cassidy Senior Conveyancer Email: jcassidy@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799605
Louise Bond - Residential Conveyancer

Louise Bond

Conveyancer
Email: lbond@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799656
Louise Bond - Residential Conveyancer Commercial Property Louise Bond Conveyancer Email: lbond@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799656
Stephen Moon paralegal

Stephen Moon

Paralegal
Email: smoon@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 900 602
Stephen Moon paralegal Commercial Property Stephen Moon Paralegal Email: smoon@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 900 602

Emma Brady

Admin Assistant
Email: ebrady@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799 674
Commercial Property Emma Brady Admin Assistant Email: ebrady@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799 674
David Formby - Senior Solicitor

David Formby

Associate Solicitor
Email: dformby@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799 613
David Formby - Senior Solicitor Commercial Property David Formby Associate Solicitor Email: dformby@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799 613

David is an Associate Solicitor in our commercial property department. He works with commercial clients on all types of commercial property work, including investment, SIPPs, commercial leasing, finance, and development.

He completed his law degree at Lancaster University and has experience in the teaching and training sector.

Outside of work he enjoys playing tennis, watching football, and hill walking.

Rebecca Byrne

Trainee Solicitor
Email: rbyrne@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799 648
Commercial Property Rebecca Byrne Trainee Solicitor Email: rbyrne@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799 648

Rebecca started her training contract at the firm in September 2022 and aims to be a qualified solicitor by March 2024.

Anna Nodwell

Solicitor
Email: anodwell@marsdenrawsthorn.com
Commercial Property Anna Nodwell Solicitor Email: anodwell@marsdenrawsthorn.com

Anna is a solicitor in our Commercial Property team. She qualified in 2019 at a local firm in their Specialist Property department (specialising in Leasehold Enfranchisement) and has gained a variety of property experience since then. Anna acts for private individuals, companies, and lenders. She has experience of working for lenders specialising in commercial purchases and mortgages of guest houses and hotels.

Outside of work Anna enjoys swimming and walking her miniature schnauzer, Pepper ! She likes to spend her annual leave visiting new countries and enjoys watching travel programmes for inspiration.

Karl Wilson director

Karl Wilson

Director and Solicitor
Email: kwilson@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799607
Karl Wilson director Dispute Resolution Karl Wilson Director and Solicitor Email: kwilson@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799607

For over 20 years Karl has specialised in resolving disputes. A graduate of Hull University, he has worked at law firms in Manchester, Preston and Sydney, Australia.

With vast experience in Court work, mediation and negotiation, he resolves disputes for individuals and businesses and has experience in representing national companies and central government departments.

Working closely and enthusiastically with his clients to achieve an agreed outcome, he is keen to apply not only the applicable law but also to look at all available options for the resolution of a dispute. Combining a pragmatic approach with clear advice, an eye for detail and strong representation.

Karl deals with many areas of dispute. Amongst those are issues relating to:-

  • Contracts
  • Wills and Inheritance and Trusts
  • Goods and Services
  • Intellectual Property
  • Companies and Partnerships
  • Defamation and harassment

Outside of work Karl plays football weekly (not weakly) , seeks out live music and enjoys the company of his well tuned acoustic guitar.

Paul Ridehalgh director

Paul Ridehalgh

Director and Solicitor
Email: pridehalgh@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799603
Paul Ridehalgh director Dispute Resolution Paul Ridehalgh Director and Solicitor Email: pridehalgh@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799603

Paul has gained a wealth of experience in all aspects of dispute resolution since qualifying as a solicitor in 1985.

He remains enthusiastic and committed at all times to obtain the best possible outcome for his clients whilst at the same time offering commercial and practical advice to help achieve good outcomes quickly at least cost.

Paul is a firm convert to alternative dispute resolution and believes that most cases can be resolved without the need to issue court proceedings, therefore, reducing cost and allowing cases to be concluded quickly whilst at the same time achieving outcomes that clients seek and are entitled to.

That said, where the need arises court proceedings will be issued and pushed forward towards settlement or trial as the case may be.

His practise includes advising on:-

  • Commercial contracts
  • Financial and banking disputes
  • Employment restraint and competition law
  • General civil and consumer type disputes.

Paul also prosecutes on behalf of the RSPCA in the charity’s commitment to the protection of animals, enabling Paul to retain and further refine his advocacy skills.

His life outside the law centres around his family, cooking and fine food, far-flung travel together with keeping fit sporadically and supporting a local and previously successful local football team.

Katy Rider - Solicitor

Katy Rider

Senior Associate Solicitor
Email: krider@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799614
Katy Rider - Solicitor Dispute Resolution Katy Rider Senior Associate Solicitor Email: krider@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799614

Professional Background

Katy has worked in the law since 2012 and has been practising as a solicitor at Marsden Rawsthorn since 2018. Katy was promoted to Senior Associate in July 2022.

A graduate of the University of Manchester and a specialist in resolving disputes, she is an experienced Court advocate and in mediation and negotiation; and her focus is on guiding her clients through these legal processes to gain the best possible outcome.

Acting for individuals and local businesses, Katy will fight your corner and will provide you with solid guidance and clear advice.

In certain circumstances, free initial advice and a fixed fee for initial work will be provided.

Katy also works closely with our Wills and Probate lawyers in relation to disputes about Wills, Trusts and inheritance and is currently studying to achieve accreditation with the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) to gain recognition in this area of work, on a national basis.

In her specialist areas of work, Katy deals with disputes about:

Wills, trusts and inheritance.

Contracts.

Good and Services.

Defamation and harassment.

Land and neighbour issues.

Having already appeared in the media and been quoted about her representation of a group of residents opposed to a planning application, Katy will be further raising her profile and providing guidance with an upcoming joint seminar, to advise clients and the public about potential issues and consequences of not writing a Will and in failing to set up Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Personal Background

In supporting the charity, Lancashire Women, Katy was involved in the firm’s March into March campaign, walking 10,000 steps each day to raise funds for the local charity which supports mental wellbeing.

Also a volunteer Brownie Leader for Girlguiding UK, Katy has for many years also been committed to leading, supporting, developing and acting as a role model, for young girls in Lancashire.

As a foodie, she has her own Instagram food blog and continues to thrive on sharing her culinary experiences with other local foodies.

An ideal evening out would involve a cracking film and a superb meal, each worthy of a glowing review.

Julie Flynn paralegal

Julie Flynn

Senior Paralegal
Email: jflynn@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799609
Julie Flynn paralegal Dispute Resolution Julie Flynn Senior Paralegal Email: jflynn@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799609

Having joined Marsden Rawsthorn in 2011 Julie previously worked in law firms in the East Lancashire area and has over 15 years of experience in resolving disputes.

Julie works as a Senior Paralegal in the Dispute Resolution department and covers a varied workload with her main aim being to build up good relationships with her clients and obtain the best outcome for them.

Julie’s areas of practice are:-

  • Small Claims (up to £10,000.00)
  • Landlord & Tenant issues
  • Debt Collection
  • Personal Injury

Outside of work Julie likes to spend time with her family, travelling, reading a good book or watching a good drama.

Lauren Townson solicitor

Lauren Townson

Solicitor
Email: ltownson@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799621
Lauren Townson solicitor Family Law Lauren Townson Solicitor Email: ltownson@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799621

Lauren is a Solicitor in the Family Department at our Fulwood Office. Lauren joined Marsden Rawsthorn in March 2015 as a Secretary in the Family Department, and subsequently became a Paralegal in the Family Department. Lauren commenced her Training Contract in July 2017, completing seats in Family Law, Dispute Resolution and Wills and Probate. Lauren qualified as a Solicitor in February 2019 and returned to the Family Department. Lauren obtained a 2:1 in Law (LLB Hons) at the University of Manchester and subsequently completed the Legal Practice Course and Masters at The University of Law, Manchester. Outside of the office, Lauren enjoys spending time with her friends and family and watching the latest releases at the cinema.

Lyndsey Kiley chartered legal executive

Lyndsey Kiley

Associate Chartered Legal Executive
Email: lkiley@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01257 633371
Lyndsey Kiley chartered legal executive Family Law Lyndsey Kiley Associate Chartered Legal Executive Email: lkiley@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01257 633371

Lyndsey joined the firm in 2007 and is a Chartered Legal Executive in the Family Department. Lyndsey has had varied roles within solicitors’ private practice since 1996 and has been practicing law in an advisory and representative client capacity since 2009.

Lyndsey was promoted to Associate in July 2022.

Lyndsey has knowledge in all aspects of family law work but has a particular interest in obtaining protection for clients’ personal safety and assisting in resolving the future care arrangements for children of the family.

Lyndsey has a warm and sympathetic approach to the work that she undertakes as she understands that addressing family law issues is often a very emotional time for clients. Outside of the office, Lyndsey enjoys spending time with her children, walking, reading and shopping.

Kimberley Emmett paralegal

Kimberley Emmett

Paralegal
Email: kemmett@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799658
Kimberley Emmett paralegal Family Law Kimberley Emmett Paralegal Email: kemmett@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799658

Kimberley is a Paralegal within the Family Team based at our Fulwood office. Kimberley began her career in law in June 2007 as a Family Legal Secretary following completion of the ILEX Professional Standards (now known as CILEx Regulation) Legal Secretary Training Course. Kimberley has ‘learnt on the job’ and joined the firm in January 2019 as a Family Paralegal, primarily assisting the Head of Department with her caseload. Kimberley undertakes work in a wide range of family matters including Divorce, Financial Relief, Non-Molestation and Private and Public Law children matters.

Kimberley enjoys undertaking legally aided work and has a broad knowledge of all aspects of legal aid including the criteria and evidence required for legal aid applications.

In her spare time Kimberley enjoys cooking, red wine, country walks, city breaks and spending time with her cat, Tink, and partner, Simon, (in that order!).

Richard Ainsworth director and head of residential property division

Richard Ainsworth

Director and Solicitor
Email: rainsworth@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799627
Richard Ainsworth director and head of residential property division Residential Property Richard Ainsworth Director and Solicitor Email: rainsworth@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799627

Richard joined Marsden Rawsthorn in 2000 and is Head of Residential Conveyancing, dealing in all aspects of domestic property work.

Richard is an avid Preston North End supporter and also enjoys playing golf and fell walking and spending time with his wife and three daughters.

Jenni Shoreman Licensed Conveyancer

Jenni Shoreman

Licensed Conveyancer
Email: jshoreman@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799639
Jenni Shoreman Licensed Conveyancer Residential Property Jenni Shoreman Licensed Conveyancer Email: jshoreman@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799639

Jenni started working for Rawsthorns in January 2001 before the merger in 2007. Having qualified as a member of the Council for Licensed Conveyancers she assists clients with purchasing, selling and other residential property related matters. The part of her job she really enjoys is helping people move into their dream homes.

Outside of the office, Jenni spends her time with your young family and taking on charity events for the Alzheimer’s Society and Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

John Hunter senior conveyancer

John Hunter

Associate Conveyancer
Email: jhunter@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799619
John Hunter senior conveyancer Residential Property John Hunter Associate Conveyancer Email: jhunter@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799619

John enjoyed a ten-year career in banking, specialising in lending and mortgages before moving to the legal profession in 2000.  He now has a significant number of years’ conveyancing experience coupled with a client-focused approach and deals with all aspects of residential conveyancing. John was promoted to Associate in July 2022.

John deals with all aspects of residential sales and acquisitions, re-mortgages, transfers of equity and lifetime mortgages.

Outside of work John enjoys running, cycling, playing the piano and spending time with my wife and 2 children.  He also enjoys watching football – particularly the Red Devils.

Paul Margery solicitor

Paul Margey

Solicitor
Email: pmargey@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01257 237515
Paul Margery solicitor Residential Property Paul Margey Solicitor Email: pmargey@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01257 237515

Paul qualified as a Solicitor in 1990 after graduating from Middlesex Polytechnic. He was a partner with John Hardwick in the firm of Hardwicks prior to their merger with Marsden Rawsthorn in 2008.

He currently specialises in residential conveyancing.

Away from the office, Paul likes reading, listening to music and enjoys watching football.

Amanda Prescott residential admin assistant

Amanda Prescott

Residential Admin Assistant
Email: aprescott@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799 604
Amanda Prescott residential admin assistant Residential Property Amanda Prescott Residential Admin Assistant Email: aprescott@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799 604
Anna Jasinska Residential Admin Assistant

Anna Jasinska

Residential Admin Assistant
Email: Ajasinska@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799 676
Anna Jasinska Residential Admin Assistant Residential Property Anna Jasinska Residential Admin Assistant Email: Ajasinska@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799 676
Zoe Fleming associate director

Zoe Fleming

Legal Director
Email: zfleming@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01257 237507
Zoe Fleming associate director Wills, Trusts and Probate Zoe Fleming Legal Director Email: zfleming@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01257 237507

Zoe is an experienced private client solicitor with particular expertise in estate planning, the drafting of wills, administration of trusts and estates, powers of attorney, capacity issues and planning for long term care. As a specialist in elderly client law, Zoe is a Dementia Champion and regularly delivers dementia training on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Society.

She is a qualified member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners ( STEP) and has been a long-standing member of Solicitors for the Elderly ( SFE).  She now sits as Regional Director for Lancashire for SFE.  Zoe has a keen interest in furthering the education and safe practice amongst practitioners.

Zoe is also a specialist advisor to Age UK Lancashire and is a member of the Local Governing Body of AKS School, Lytham

In 2019 Zoe was voted as Enterprise Vision Award (EVA) winner in the Professional Services category.

Rebecca Harrison chartered legal executive

Rebecca Harrison

Chartered Legal Executive
Email: rharrison@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799618
Rebecca Harrison chartered legal executive Wills, Trusts and Probate Rebecca Harrison Chartered Legal Executive Email: rharrison@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799618

Rebecca Harrison is a Chartered Legal Executive based in the Wills, Trusts and Probate department at the Chorley office.

Rebecca graduated from the University of Central Lancashire and after working in defendant personal injury for many years joined Marsden Rawsthorn in February 2016 to re-train into Wills and Probate.

Away from work Rebecca loves to spend her time in her wellington boots pottering in the garden with her two cats and horse riding.

Victoria Harcourt chartered legal executive

Victoria Harcourt

Chartered Legal Executive
Email: vharcourt@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799629
Victoria Harcourt chartered legal executive Wills, Trusts and Probate Victoria Harcourt Chartered Legal Executive Email: vharcourt@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799629

Victoria Marsh is a Chartered Legal Executive based in the Wills, Trusts and Probate Department at the Fulwood office.

Victoria has a wealth of experience having worked in private client law for over ten years. Victoria has particular expertise in probate law and estate administration.  Victoria will be commencing the STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) qualification in 2021.

Victoria is one of the founding members of the CILEX Lancashire Branch and has been one of the Treasurers for the last four years.

In her spare time, she enjoys running, keeping fit and spending time with her family.

Anna Kerr Solicitor

Anna Kerr

Solicitor
Email: akerr@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799611
Anna Kerr Solicitor Wills, Trusts and Probate Anna Kerr Solicitor Email: akerr@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799611

Anna has been working in the area of Wills and Probate for 18 years and qualified as a Solicitor in 2007.

Having graduated from the University of Central Lancashire, Anna has always worked for firms in the North West, having trained and qualified at Inghams Solicitors on the Fylde Coast and then moving on to Napthens Solicitors where she was for almost 10 years.

In January 2021, Anna joined Marsden Rawsthorn Wills, Trusts and Probate team bringing a wealth of knowledge in areas of Wills, Trusts, Probate and Court of Protection work. Anna has a particular interest and specialism in dealing with clients who may have many issues with mental capacity. Anna will assist those clients and their families with solutions regarding the management of their affairs by way of Lasting Powers of Attorney or any deputyship applications to the Court that may be required.

Anna is friendly, patient, and empathetic and enjoys meeting new clients and guiding them through the legal process of putting their affairs in order. Anna also relieves families of the burden and stress surrounding probate and administering a loved one’s estate following bereavement.

Anna has a young daughter, who takes up most, if not all, of her spare time! When she does get a little time, Anna enjoys baking and going to concerts or the theatre. A big passion is travelling and exploring new places whenever she gets the opportunity.

Nicola Birchall chartered legal executive

Nicola Birchall

Chartered Legal Executive
Email: nbirchall@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799632
Nicola Birchall chartered legal executive Wills, Trusts and Probate Nicola Birchall Chartered Legal Executive Email: nbirchall@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799632
Natalie Brookfield practice manager

Natalie Brookfield

Practice Manager
Email: nbrookfield@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799623
Natalie Brookfield practice manager Business Support and Finance Natalie Brookfield Practice Manager Email: nbrookfield@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799623
Karen Rawkins Finance Manager

Karen Rawkins

Finance Manager
Email: krawkins@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799670
Karen Rawkins Finance Manager Business Support and Finance Karen Rawkins Finance Manager Email: krawkins@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799670
Jan Mussell quality standards manager

Jan Mussell

Quality Standards Manager
Email: jmussell@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799677
Jan Mussell quality standards manager Business Support and Finance Jan Mussell Quality Standards Manager Email: jmussell@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799677
Karen Maysmoor client relationship manager

Karen Maysmoor

Client Relationship Manager
Email: kmaysmor@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799678
Karen Maysmoor client relationship manager Business Support and Finance Karen Maysmoor Client Relationship Manager Email: kmaysmor@marsdenrawsthorn.com DD: 01772 799678
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