Peter Aspinall LLB, Solicitor
Peter qualified as a solicitor in 1971 and specialises in employment law for both employees and businesses, and in services to the commercial community. He advises on company and business sales and acquisitions and in the sales and purchases of commercial property and leases. He also deals with litigious commercial matters on behalf of his commercial clients. Peter now works in a consultancy role.
Anthony Wright LLB, STEP, Solicitor and Notary Public
Tony Wright qualified as a solicitor in 1976. He has broad experience in both commercial and residential property, and Wills, trust, probate and inheritance tax planning. He became the High Peak’s only Notary Public in 1989, since when he has offered notarial services to the local commercial and residential community. Having acted for major local builders, he has a broad experience of housing development acquisitions and subsequent retail sales of houses. He is a member of the prestigious Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and a member of the Law Society’s Probate Section, and advises on inheritance tax planning through Wills as well as trusts and probate work (winding up the affairs of deceased clients).
Tony is a local man with extensive links to the community including several local Societies including The Glossop Heritage Trust. He is very well known and respected in the area and in respect of local property issues, his knowledge is second to none.
Paul Bunting, Solicitor
Paul Bunting was appointed a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in 1999 specialising in divorce and its associated problems – children and property settlements. Paul is a Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist and a member of ‘Resolution’, the leading organisation for Family Lawyers. Paul joined Aspinall Wright in 2000. However, Paul’s background is also in general litigation, especially in civil claims and employment issues. His general experience is of benefit to both our private and business clients. Paul qualified as a Solicitor in Autumn 2008 and is a Director in the firm with responsibility for all litigation.
Paul is also a local man married with 2 children, and when not practising Law has a keen interest in football and crown green bowling.
Debra Kelly, Solicitor
Debra Kelly’s legal career started locally. She was appointed a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives specialising in property transactions. After spells at Manchester City Council and Britannia Building Society (where she headed up a conveyancing team), she moved to commercial property work in Manchester. While there she qualified as a solicitor. Since moving to run Harrison Townend’s Glossop office in 1999 she has dealt with residential and commercial conveyancing and leases and with Wills and Probate. She is well known locally, as being locally born and bred, she should be!
Debra joined Aspinall Wright in early 2013 and in 2015 she became a Director.
Louise Cassell, Solicitor
Louise is a Solicitor and joined the firm in May 2020. Louise studied Law LLB (Hons) gaining a 2:1 in 2010. She then completed her Legal Practice Course (LPC) at the BPP in Manchester in 2011.
Louise has been working within Conveyancing for approximately seven years and deals with all aspects of residential conveyancing sales, purchases, remortgages, transfer of equity and equity release, shared ownership and new builds. Louise previously worked at a large firm for approximately three years in Commercial and Property Litigation before moving into Conveyancing. Louise became a Director and the Head of Conveyancing in November 2021.
Louise has lived in Glossop all of her life and in her spare time enjoys baking, socialising with friends locally and spending time with her family.
Leanne is an experienced Fee Earner dealing with elderly client matters. In particular, she advises on the creation and administration of Lasting Powers of Attorney and on Court of Protection applications (for clients unable to administer their own affairs). She is experienced in the making of Wills and also in residential conveyancing. In her spare time, Leanne is an avid horse rider and regularly competes in events nationwide.
Sophie is a respected member of our Residential Conveyancing team, starting in a junior administration role, she has progressed to being a qualified Paralegal with experience in all aspects of conveyancing, able to provide a quick and efficient service for you.
Natalie Linehan, Solicitor
Natalie joined Aspinall Wright in January 2020. Natalie was born and raised in Derbyshire and has worked in local firms in Buxton and Bakewell, as well as in various legal roles in Local Government. Natalie has gained experience in a wide variety of areas of law, specialising most recently in Commercial Property and Agricultural Land Sales and Purchases. She has a keen interest in anything Dairy Farming related and in her spare time enjoys walking her Shetland Sheepdog, driving her MR2 MK1 and strength training at the gym.
Katie is the latest addition to our Residential Conveyancing Team.