Associate Solicitor - Boston

John Roper – Commercial Property John is an Associate Solicitor in our Commercial Property Department. He has over 15 years’ expertise as a property solicitor and specialises in Commercial and Agricultural Property. John is experienced in providing advice to businesses, landowners, investors, developers, landlords and tenants of commercial property. In Commercial Property, John advises on a wide range of matters including sales and purchases, options, pre-emption agreements, overage, conditional contracts, promotion agreements, development sites and commercial leases including licences to assign and sublet, surrender, rent reviews and security of tenure. In respect of agricultural matters, John advises on the full range of sales and purchases, from smallholdings to large farm…

Paralegal - Nottingham

Hannah Brown – Family Department Hannah is a Paralegal within the Family department and based in the Nottingham office. She joined Sills & Betteridge in 2019 after graduating in Law from Cardiff University. Hannah specialises in emergency protective injunctions, children matters and various other aspects of family Law. Hannah is passionate about supporting victims of domestic abuse. She works closely with domestic violence charities including Salcare, Women’s Aid and Equation to give advice on what support we are able to offer in respect of applying for emergency injunctions and on what legal aid funding is available. “May I add what a delight Hannah was – thoughtful resourceful intelligent and able.…

Conveyancing Executive - Lincoln

Alan Rousseau – Residential Property Alan joined Sills & Betteridge’s Residential Property Department in 2013, after working at another local firm of solicitors. With over 11 years of experience in dealing with residential property, Alan has dealt with all aspects of residential conveyancing, including the handling of Freehold and Leasehold sales and purchases, Shared Ownership and Shared Equity Schemes, Buy to Let, Re-mortgages and Transfers of Equity. Alan currently specialises in new build residential properties which includes a particular knowledge and dealing with the Help to Buy Scheme. Having grown up in Lincoln, Alan has great local knowledge of the Lincolnshire area, but his new build team take instructions nationally.…

Solicitor - Doncaster

Gareth Williams – Wills, Trusts & Probate Gareth is a solicitor in the Wills, Trusts and Probate department in our Doncaster office but also covers the local area. He graduated from the University of Sheffield, where he completed his law degree and the Legal Practice Course, qualifying as a solicitor in 2007. He has worked in the Yorkshire area since. Gareth specialises in estate administration, including complex and high value estates where there have been complicated inheritance tax issues. He also deals with Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney, Deputyship applications to the Court of Protection, trust administration and drafting Wills. He has been a member of STEP since 2018…

Partner - Doncaster

Neil Large – Commercial Department Neil has over 20 years’ experience as a corporate and banking lawyer with leading UK national and regional full service law firms. His career covers the full gamut of corporate/M&A transactions including cross border, all types of debt and equity finance and all aspects of company commercial law. His clients include local, national and international businesses and their stakeholders, private equity and venture capital funds, angel investors, banks, asset-based and other lenders, MBO/MBI teams, high-net-worth individuals, entrepreneurs, and real estate investors/developers. Neil is a highly personable, solutions orientated, lawyer with commercial nous and strong business acumen. He is pragmatic, reliable, straight talking, an effective communicator…

Solicitor - Doncaster

Stephanie Glover – Family Department As a Solicitor specialising in Family Law and based in our Doncaster Office, Stephanie is passionate about helping parents when they are experiencing difficulties with Social Services and will endeavour to guide and advise them through the process to achieve the best possible results for her clients. Stephanie represents parents in private Children’s cases where there is a dispute as to where a child should live or whom they should spend time with by providing specific advice and experience. She also assists clients through some of the most difficult experiences of their lives with a focus on obtaining injunctions such as Non-Molestation Orders and Occupation…

Solicitor - Lincoln

Ailsa Tennant – Family Department Ailsa joined Sills & Betteridge in 2019 as a Solicitor in our Family Department. Ailsa can provide advice on all aspects of separation including divorce, finances and private children matters. She works closely with John Mitchell who is a partner in the Family Department. Awards Whilst at the University of Northumbria, Ailsa was awarded the Irwin Mitchell Pro Bono Scholarship to study mediation at The City University of New York. She was also awarded the David Grey Solicitors Award for the best performance in the Student Law Office Clinic. Contact Details T: 01522 542211 E: Send an email Ailsa graduated from the University of Northumbria…

Chelsey-Faye Stevenson – Family Department   Chelsey joined Sills and Betteridge in October 2019. She has joined as a paralegal for Victoria Rowson in the family department located at our Grimsby office. Chelsey specialises in dealing with cases involving Children Matters and various other aspects of family Law. Her work includes preparing Court cases, drafting documents and letters, handling caseloads, she also deals with Legal Aid Applications, attends client meetings and attends Court with Counsel. Chelsey previously worked for a criminal defence solicitors. Contact Details T: 01472 660025 E: Send an email Chelsey works in the Family Department.   Chelsey specialises in cases involving Children Matters and various other aspects…

Paralegal

Rebecca Daly – Family Department Rebecca has worked at Sills & Betteridge since leaving college in 2016. She started as an Office Assistance and then moved onto become a Legal Secretary in the Family Department strengthening her knowledge and gaining more experience, before becoming a Paralegal assisting the family team across our Doncaster, Gainsborough and Lincoln offices. Rebecca works within the emergency team which includes domestic violence work, children act matters and public law matters such as cases involving Social Services. Rebecca prepares Court cases, drafts documents and letters, handles case loads, deals with Legal Aid Applications, attends client meetings and attends Court with Counsel. Contact Details T: 01522 542211…

Paralegal

Billy Roberts – Family Department Billy works as a paralegal in the Family Department. After graduating from the University of Lincoln with a 2:1 degree in Criminology, Billy worked for a small company assessing domestic and commercial properties under Building Regulations. Billy then joined Sills & Betteridge at the end of 2017 as an office assistant before progressing to become a paralegal under Mo Hayes. Billy has a devoted interest in family law, specifically in the area of law for children and domestic violence. Billy is training under the CILEx scheme and is aspiring to become a Solicitor in the future. Contact Details T: 01522 542211 E: Send an email…