Emery Johnson Astills Solicitors

Meet Your Property, Wills and Probate Team

Moving home can be stressful while buying or leasing business premises can have a significant impact on profit and productivity. And writing your will is just the start of a longstanding relationship with one of our team. You need an expert solicitor you can trust, one you can talk to in person about the very specific details of your residential or commercial property transaction. And, whenever your circumstances change, you need a specialist who understands your family and tax status and can help protect your interests and the financial security of your dependents.

If you have any enquiries, contact our team via email:

privateclient@johnsonastills.com

Steve Swanton, Partner  Steve joined Astills as a trainee solicitor in 1973 and became a partner in 1979. He was largely responsible for modernising the traditional firm, making Astills a natural referral partner for Emery Johnson. Now part of Emery Johnson Astills management team, Steve specialises in residential and commercial property matters and related wills and probate issues for his clients. Steve is dedicated to nurturing connections between the legal profession and the wider community and maintains a close association with the University of Leicester and is involved with several local charities.

Professional Information 

  • Vice President of Leicestershire Law Society
  • Member of the Law Society
  • Member of the University of Leicester Standing Committee of Convocation

Contact: sjs@johnsonastills.com

Anne Berry, Solicitor Having enjoyed a career with various Leicestershire legal firms, Anne became a consultant to Astills in 2010. She was  initially inspired to deal with conveyancing issues by the enthusiastic teaching of her Land Law Professor at University and went on to develop an interest in the preparation of wills, administration of estates and powers of attorney, enjoying the long-standing personal relationships she has developed with her clients over years of dealing with these matters.

Professional Information 

  • Member of The Law Society

Contact:  ab@johnsonastills.com

Jane Hinds, Associate Solicitor As a solicitor advocate, Jane extends the services we offer our residential and commercial property clients. Should your case become an issue for the courts, Jane does not need to instruct a barrister, instead she exploits her continuous involvement and detailed understanding of the nuances of your case to secure the best verdict.

Professional Information 

  • Solicitor Advocate
  • Member of The Law Society

Contact:  jgh@johnsonastills.com

 

Rosemary Hamilton, Consultant. Rosemary began her legal career at Astills, gaining a thorough grounding in legal excellence and developing a holistic approach to each client’s legal requirements. With a reputation for friendly efficiency, Rosemary specialises in dealing with all aspects of residential and commercial property transactions for a wide range of clients, who also rely on her for their wills and probate work.

Professional Information

  • Member of The Law Society
  • Chair of the Leicestershire Law Society Education & Training Sub-Board

Contact: rsh@johnsonastills.com

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Trisha Parmar, Solicitor Trisha joined us in May 2009, qualifying in October 2013. Having spent time in the Family, Care and Crime departments, she now specialises in all aspects of Residential Conveyancing.

Professional Information

  • Member of the Law Society
  • Police station accredited

Contact: txp@johnsonastills.com

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Mandeep Rai, Senior Solicitor Mandeep joined us in November 2015 having previously worked at various local Leicestershire law firms. Since qualifying in 2005, she has dealt with a variety of freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposals, both residential and commercial. Mandeep has extensive experience of all aspects of commercial property matters, with a particular emphasis on landlord and tenant.  Mandeep can also assist with perfecting security on behalf of lenders and banks in relation to commercial loans.  

Professional Information

  • Member of the Law Society

Contact: mr@johnsonastills.com