Meet the Team

We’re a team but we’re also proud of the individual people who work here. We’re confident you will find us approachable, understanding and experts in our field.

Ian Brown


Ian has 30 years of experience managing growth and success across the commercial sector. In 1992, Ian began his journey in law, successfully qualifying in the year 2000. Outside work, Ian is a keen cyclist.

Jamie Brown


Jamie spans across multiple work types, specialising in civil litigation and corporate and commercial law. His clients find him approachable and supportive and are often repeat clients or recommendations.

Bill Hoyland


Bill has over 50 years experience within many legal disciplines, including residential and commercial property, business sales and purchase, company, partnerships, civil litigation and divorce and employment.

Sonia Hume-Dawson


Sonia puts hard work into helping people claim for serious personal injuries and is particularly interested in rehabilitation needs of her clients and getting them the right care, both immediately post-accident and in the future.

Anees Rehman


Anees has been working in Conveyancing since 2001. Anees joined the Gleadless Branch in December 2013 as a Residential Conveyancer and now he helps run our Residential Conveyancing Department.

Taiba Choudhry


As a multi-skilled lawyer, Taiba sits in the Residential Conveyancing team as well as our Wills, Trusts and Probate team. Outside of work, Taiba is a self-confessed shopaholic, who also enjoys eating out.

Jessica Gamble


Jessica Gamble is a solicitor at WB Pennine Solicitors. Jessica’s knowledge base is specialised in residential property but also certain aspects of commercial property . She has works tirelessly to support her clients.

Lindsey McAteer


Lindsey is a solicitor within our commercial property department. She has amassed a wealth of experience in acting for a broad range of commercial landlords and tenants. Lindsey’s experience extends to complex leasehold matters, grants, assignments, sub-leases, variations and surrenders.

Frazer Foster


Frazer is a solicitor within our Wills, Trust & Probate. Admitted in 1990, Frazer has a wealth of experience he offers his clients. He also has vast experience of contentious probate, general litigation and personal injury claims.

Molly Grayson


Molly is a residential conveyancing solicitor based in our Hoyland ofice. She has a wealth of experience, and as such she represents a lot of local developers in new build sales, demonstrating her proficiency within the field.

Georgia Lowson


Georgia joined in 2014 as a trainee but has since progressed to a residential conveyancer. She is currently studying her CILEX Level 3. Georgia plays for Sheffield Wednesday Ladies and enjoys socialising with friends.

Sarah Bull


Sarah is a conveyancer undertaking sale purchase and remortgage matters. Her favourite part of the job is looking through title deeds. To unwind, Sarah enjoys colouring and painting. Sarah finds art to be very therapeutic.

Ellie Taff

Trainee Solicitor

Ellie is a trainee solicitor with a current seat within Private Client. Driven by a desire to assist clients in planning for their futures and navigating complex legal issues, Ellie demonstrates a keen attention to detail and a commitment to providing exemplary service.

Nathan Shepherd

Trainee Solicitor

Nathan is a trainee solicitor working with the private client department. Nathan dedicates himself to his clients ensuring he is providing an empathetic approach to all of his clients. Outside of work, Nathan is active within the community including mentoring in local schools.

Lyndsay Clark

Residential Conveyancer

Lyndsay is a seasoned Residential Conveyancer at WB Pennine Solicitors Penistone office. She brings five years of legal experience and a CLC Intro to Conveyancing qualification to her role. Lyndsay’s journey in the legal field began with a passion for conveyancing, which she has honed and expanded upon throughout her career.

Gaynor Landon

Residential Conveyancer

Gaynor  originates from Sheffield and has over 25 years of experience in conveyancing and understands the stresses and strains of buying and selling property.

Gaynor’s values are maintaining excellent, reliable and competitive service, and focusing on client care at all times.

Stacey Crane

Licensed Conveyancer

Stacey Crane is an experienced Licensed Conveyancer working within the Residential Conveyancing Team at our Penistone Office. Stacey works in a wide range of property transactions including, sales, purchases, remortgages, transfers, shared ownership, new build and leasehold properties.

Yvonne Copley

Wills & Trusts Planner

Yvonne Copley was born and has always lived in Barnsley. After working in various roles, she has worked in the Wills, Trusts & Probate Department for many years. Outside work Yvonne likes reading, gardening and DIY.

Leanne Ronksley

Wills & Trusts Planner

Leanne Ronksley is a Wills and Trusts Planner who works mainly out of our Gleadless Office, although can also be found at our Attercliffe and Hillsborough offices. Outside of work Leanne essentially has a small-scale zoo, owning 2 horses and 3 dogs.

Antony Exley

Probate Executive

Antony Exley was born and grew up in Barnsley. Antony works in the wills and probate department and deals with wills, estate administration, powers of attorney, clients concerned with Long Term Care issues, asset preservation and Court of Protection work.

Linda Storrie

Legal Executive

Linda Storrie is a seasoned Chartered Legal Executive in the Hillsborough Office, bringing over three decades of experience in the legal field to her role. Authorised by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) in 2006, Linda serves clients in both Conveyancing and Private Client matters, including Probate and Wills.

Sian Faries

Legal Assistant

Sian Faries is a member of the conveyancing team at our Attercliffe Office. She is also responsible for archiving documents such as Wills, Deeds and Securities in our secure storage. In her role as a Legal Assistant, Sian handles client enquiries, provides fixed-fee conveyancing quotes, opens files and applies for searches.

David Thomas

Legal Assistant

David joined us March 2017. He assists on residential property cases, including sales, purchases, transfers and remortgages at our Attercliffe office. David gained nearly 10 years of experience working in Mortgages and Security in the Banking sector before joining the firm, which in turn, built up his knowledge of the Conveyancing process.

Helena Middleton

Legal Assistant

Helena Middleton is a legal assistant in our conveyancing department at our Barnsley, office. During a typical day, Helena assists on residential property transactions, including sales, purchases, transfers and remortgages.

Outside of the office, Helena has a passion for horse riding and takes part in local equestrian events.

Ruth Hombal

Legal Assistant

Ruth Hombal is a dedicated Legal Assistant in Residential Conveyancing at Wosskow Brown’s Gleadless office. She brings a strong academic background and a passion for client service to her role. Ruth has worked in the legal sector since October 2022. Ruth specialises in conveyancing matters such as issuing contracts, investigating titles and more.

Gemma Anderson

Legal Assistant

Gemma Anderson is a dedicated Legal Assistant at the Hillsborough office. She specialises in residential conveyancing matters. Gemma joined the team in July 2022 and has since provided invaluable support to Georgia, assisting in various aspects of conveyancing transactions. Gemma has a passion for client service, ensuring smooth and efficient residential conveyancing transactions for clients.

James Hardy


James Hardy is a Paralegal with over 20 years of industry experience, dealing mostly with Road Traffic Accident claims, Public liability and Employment liability claims. As part of a vastly experienced Personal Injury team, James uses his extensive industry knowledge to ensure the best outcome for his clients. James takes great pride in working closely with clients so that he can have a positive effect on their life as well as a successful personal injury claim.

Lisa Overton-Locking


Lisa was born in Sheffield and has been working at with us for over 20 years. She now works as a Paralegal within the Personal Injury department where she deals with personal injury claims arising out of accidents at work, road traffic accidents, hire claims, low-velocity impact claims and vehicle damage claims.

She has an extensive understanding of equine issues including Road Traffic Accidents involving horses.

Ruth Campbell


Ruth Campbell is a Supervising Paralegal working within the Dispute Resolution Team. Alongside Jamie Brown, Ruth undertakes a variety of jobs, including seeing new clients and taking new instructions, preparing matters for pre-litigation, and trying to settle before Court proceedings are issued.

Rachel Hutchinson

Legal Assistant/ Secretary

Rachel Hutchinson brings a wealth of experience and a compassionate spirit to her role as a Legal Secretary/Assistant at our Barnsley office. With a diverse background in legal administration and a genuine passion for supporting clients, Rachel is well liked.

Rachel unwavering dedication, coupled with her compassionate nature and diverse skill set, make her an invaluable asset to us.

Tyra Allott

Legal Admin Assistant

Tyra is from Barnsley and has worked in law for over 15 years.

She joined us in October 2015. Tyra is likely the first person you’ll meet if you visit our Barnsley office. Her role predominantly covers reception duties, but she also helps around the office wherever her skills are needed. She assists with administration and typing for conveyancing, probate and personal injury claims.

Rosina Fannan


Rosina Fannan has worked in the legal sector for over 30 years. She is originally from the North East where she started working as a Paralegal/Legal Secretary at the age of 16! Rosina joined us in 2014 as a secretary at our Barnsley office. She currently works in the Private Client department, providing secretarial support for our Wills, Trusts and Probate file handlers.