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Meet the team

Stuart Jones


Stuart joined the firm in 1985. He qualified in 1987 before becoming an equity partner in 1992. Stuart has been an integral part of the management of the firm since 1992. He has been the driving force behind the firm achieving Lexcel. Stuart specialises in conveyancing matters and prides himself on a quick turnaround for his clients.

Gaynor Hill


Gaynor joined the firm in 2002 and became a partner in 2009. Gaynor carries the responsibility of looking after the staff and ensuring their training needs are met. She carries out conveyancing matters and is the person to speak to with regards to litigation or matrimonial affairs.

Mark Pentecost

Assistant Solicitor

Mark joined the firm in 2012 as a trainee solicitor and qualified in February 2014. He has a wide experience of working in the insurance industry where he dealt with a range of personal injury work and gained extensive employment & HR experience. Mark currently deals in many areas of law under the supervision of the Directors and specialises in employment matters. Mark also writes a regular column for the Berwick Advertiser.

Linda McGurk

Legal Executive

Linda joined the firm in 2001 as our Legal Executive specialising in Wills and Probate. She has many years experience in her role and takes some of the pressure from clients at a very often difficult time. She is married with three grown up children and loves spending her holidays in France where they have a Villa.

Joanne Stephenson

Secretary to Stuart Jones

Jo joined the firm in 2003 and became Stuart's secretary in 2004. She has a good knowledge and understanding of his files. Jo is married with grown up children. She spends her spare time looking after their dog and supporting Manchester United Football Club.

Margaret Heston

Receptionist / Secretary to Mark

Mags joined the firm in 2007 as our very friendly receptionist. She welcomes clients to the office and ensures they are made to feel very welcome. Her role within the firm has grown to cover secretarial duties for Mark and the others as necessary. More recently she has taken an interest in helping Linda with the writing of Wills.

Caroline Lee

Office Manager

Caroline joined the firm in 2003 as Office Junior and very quickly stepped into the role of Cashier. She began taking responsibility for a lot of the administrative tasks which support the firm in the years before taking maternity leave and now works part time looking after the firms affairs generally, most specifically in ensuring procedures are maintained in adhering to Lexcel.

Alison Borthwick

Property Negotiator

Alison joined the firm in 2000. She specialises in the marketing and selling of our selection of properties. Her spare time is filled with activity looking after her horses, dogs, chickens and ducks.

Matthew Hay

Office Junior

Matthew joined the firm in 2013. He has a special interest in anything technical or computer minded. As his confidence grows we believe so will his role within the firm.

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