meet the team

Lynne Simpson
Managing Partner

Lynne has more than 20 years’ experience as a family lawyer....

Lyanne Steinberg
Partner

Lyanne qualified as a solicitor in 1996 and deals with a wide range of legal issues ...

Elizabeth Forrest
Partner

Elizabeth became a partner in 2002 and has significant experience...

Claire Coates
Partner

Claire completed her training with Meikles and qualified as a solicitor in 2000...

Claire Haigh
Partner

Claire completed her training with Meikles, qualifying in June 2001 and becoming...

Peter Hamill
Partner

Peter qualified as a solicitor in 2011. He specialises in all areas of criminal law...

Stephen Hamill
Partner

Stephen qualified as a Solicitor in 2014 and joined the firm in 2015...

Mike Wilson
Solicitor

Mike works for the firm as a specialist with a vast and detailed knowledge...

Graham Tyler
Solicitor

Graham heads up our civil litigation team and has nearly 30 years' experience...

Helen Parkin
Solicitor

Helen qualified as a Solicitor in 1999 and has 23 years experience in family law...

Catherine Gatenby
Solicitor

Catherine is a specialist family lawyer having qualified as a Barrister in 2003...

Nick Musgrove
Solicitor

Nick qualified as a Solicitor in October 2003 and has practised solely...

Lorraine Foster
Solicitor

Lorraine qualified as a Solicitor in 2005 and has worked locally for the last 21 years...

Vicky Johnson
Solicitor

Vicky graduated with a first class honours degree in law from Durham University and...

Tracey Kyle
Solicitor

Tracey began her career with Meikles in 2009 and specialises in all areas of law...

Elizabeth Aisbitt
Solicitor

Elizabeth qualified as a solicitor in April 2016 and joined Meikles in 2018...

Charlotte Brown
Solicitor

Charlotte started her career with Meikles in 2016 as a trainee and qualified...

Holly Naylor
Solicitor

Holly joined the firm in August 2022 as a Solicitor in our Sedgefield....

Amy Dodds
Solicitor

Amy qualified as a solicitor in March 2021 and is currently based at our...

Beth Donaldson
Solicitor

Beth commenced her Training Contract in July 2019 after completing her Law...

Georgia Snowdon
Trainee Solicitor

Georgia commenced her training contract in December 2021 after completing...

Shannon Sture
Trainee Solicitor

Shannon commenced her training contract in July 2022. She graduated...

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