Peter Caswell

Managing Partner
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Peter is the Managing Partner of the firm who also deals with conveyancing and probate matters. Born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Peter was brought up in the heart of the country in Walsall near Birmingham. Putting Gulliver to shame he travelled north to begin his degree at the University of Hull before moving to Leeds to complete the post graduate diplomas in Law and Legal practice.
Stephen Coates

Stephen Coates

Partner & Head of Wills, Probate & Trusts
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Stephen is the latest Partner of the firm and heads up the Wills, Probate & Trusts department. Stephen joined the Practice in March 2013 after spending over 15 years with another Doncaster firm. A creature of habit, he has lived and worked in Doncaster all of his life with his wife and three young sons. Stephen has considerable experience of dealing with all Wills, Trust and Probate matters including Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection and has taken a specific interest in the creation and administration of complex Trusts such as Personal Injury Trusts and Trusts for Disabled Persons.

Lauren Smith

Head of Wills, Probate & Trusts (Sheffield Office)
Lauren joined Taylor Bracewell in December 2014 and currently splits her time between the offices at Sheffield and Doncaster. Sheffield born and bred, Lauren qualified as a Solicitor in 2006 and has specialised in Wills and Probate ever since. Working at several firms throughout South Yorkshire Lauren is well known in the region for her advanced expertise, meticulous attention to detail and empathic approach to clients needs and circumstances.

Karen Hilt

Probate Lawyer
Karen Hilt, is a Senior Wills & Probate Specialist has extensive experience in Probate, Trusts, Inheritance Tax Planning, registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney, Asset Protection, Lasting Powers of Attorney and every other related aspect of estate administration. Karen advises clients on matters associated with estate administration including the responsibilities of executors. She has great experience in advising clients on small and straightforward as well as bigger and more complex estates.

Sarah Spencer

Wills & Probate Paralegal
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Sarah brings extensive experience to Taylor Bracewell, having spent 10 years working in the Wills & Probate department at Heptonstalls Solicitors. For 9 of those years, Sarah wrote Wills and LPAs (Lasting Power of Attorney) for her own clients. She enjoys her work, especially as it allows her to help people, providing them with advice and building up good relations in the process.

Mark Walton

Head of Residential Conveyancing
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Mark qualified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in 2006 and has over 17 years experience as a Property Lawyer, specialising in sales, purchases, remortgages, transfers of title, and any complex "one off" property transactions which might arise. If you have a difficult property issue, Mark is the person to talk to. Outside work Mark enjoys playing cricket, golf and generally keeping fit and spending time with his family.

Richard Ellis

Property Lawyer
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Richard is a Property Lawyer with 38 years' experience and has dealt with the whole spectrum of property work, including sales, purchases, re-mortgages, transfers of title and deeds of gifts. Having spent his whole career working in Doncaster, he is very well known in the area and highly respected for his work by the public and professionals alike. In Richard's spare time he likes gardening and walking.

Andrew Smith

Property Lawyer
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Andrew brings over 10 years' experience in residential property conveyancing to Taylor Bracewell. He joined Atteys solicitors in a junior role as soon as he finished school, then moved into residential conveyancing. When Atteys closed its doors in March 2013, Andrew joined Malcolm C Foy. "Having worked with Andrew at Atteys, I am delighted he has joined our team," says Mark Walton, Head of Residential Conveyancing. "He has already built up an excellent reputation in the area and I know that our clients will love him." Andrew is married with two young daughters and enjoys watching Football and Darts.
Debbie Cocker-Brown of Taylor Bracewell

Debbie Cocker-Brown

Specialist Property Locum
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Debbie joined us as a Specialist Property Locum in October 2015. With over 35 years experience in high value residential purchase and sales, acquisition of portfolios for Landlords, auctions, complex and unregistered titles. Debbie brings her expertise to TB together with her exuberant love for life and property. A Yorkshire woman with a passion for renovation in the UK and France she enjoys life as part of the TB team and is delighted to have recently returned to her beloved Yorkshire.

Nicola Davison

Probate Lawyer
Clear, competent and caring, Nicola delivers practical solutions to the whole range of issues which affect you and your family including Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and the administration of estates.

Brad Whiteley

Senior Property Lawyer
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Brad is a property expert, experienced in both residential and commercial property law. Brad will be the Senior Property Lawyer at our new Paradise Square office in Sheffield. Brad has a wealth of local knowledge and experience specializing in commercial and residential property transactions, including sale and purchases, remortgages, equity re-releases and auction sale and purchases..
Laura Cowen

Laura Cowan

Probate Lawyer
Laura has over fifteen years experience as a Private Client fee earner and specialises in dealing with probate administration in complex and high net worth estates. Laura is also the Chair of the newly formed Sheffield Sands, raising awareness and providing support throughout the South Yorkshire area for those that have been affected by stillbirth or neonatal death.