meet the team

Lawrence Petterson
Partner

Lawrence joined Meikles as an Articled Clerk in 1977 and has continued his career...

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...

Lynne Simpson
Partner

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

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
Barrister

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...

Vicky Johnson
Solicitor

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

Jackie Schofield
Solicitor

Jackie has been with the firm since 2005, initially as a paralegal then as a trainee...

Tracey Kyle
Solicitor

Tracey began her career with Meikles as a trainee solicitor in 2009, and qualified...

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 after completing the MLaw...

Conor Leonard-Garrett
Solicitor

Conor joined the firm as a paralegal in January 2017, he thereafter became...

Amy Dodds
Trainee Solicitor

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

Beth Donaldson
Trainee Solicitor

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

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