Our People

Julia Gatenby is the head of our team and has 25 years' experience in private client work, specialising in conveyancing. She has been working exclusively in this area for 15 years and previously carried out family law, criminal law, civil litigation and conveyancing. Julia has helped thousands of families and individuals. She qualified as a solicitor in February 1998 at the University of Northumbria. She completed her training contract in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and worked at different firms before moving on to join our firm in 2008, becoming a partner in 2010. As a partner, Julia has supervisory responsibilities for the whole business.

Erica Ridehalgh joined as a conveyancing assistant in 2010 having worked in the property law department for various firms and banking institutions. Erica deals purely with land registry applications and post-completion work for purchase and remortgage matters.

Jackie Rushworth and Kim Genchi assist Julia in conveyancing. Both have over 20 years' experience in the conveyancing industry and have worked at a number of local firms. They are both involved with purchase, sale and remortgage matters.