Pam Thomas
Pam Thomas
LL B (Hons) (Director)
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Pam qualified as a Solicitor in 2002 having obtained her law degree at Staffordshire University and Legal Practice Qualification at the Chester College of Law. Pam became a Director of the Firm in January 2009. Pam specialises in residential and commercial conveyancing.  She is also the Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP) for the firm.
Stacey Coyles
Stacey Coyles
LL B (Hons) (Director)
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Stacey graduated in 2003 and obtained a Bachelor of Law Degree.  Upon leaving university she gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice at The College of Law in York.  Stacey joined Bleasdale & Co. Solicitors Limited in 2007 as an Associate Solicitor and became a Director in January 2012.  Stacey is the Head of the Matrimonial department and specialises in all areas of Family Law including divorce, separation, financial disputes, contact disputes and child care matters.  She is also the Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (COFA) for the firm.
Sarah De-Maine
Sarah De-Maine
LL B (Hons) (Director)
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Sarah qualified as a solicitor in 1987 and since qualification has both practised and taught Family Law. In January 2015 Sarah became a Director of the firm working in the Family Law Department alongside Stacey Coyles.  Sarah specialises in care, adoption, special guardianship and private law cases.  Sarah represents the children, parents and other family members in care proceedings and in private law proceedings.  Sarah is a member of the Law Society's Children Panel.    
Rachel D'Souza
Rachel D’Souza
LL B (Hons) (Associate Solicitor)
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Rachel graduated in 2005 having obtaining a first class honors Law Degree from Sheffield Hallam University. She then attended the College of Law in York where she gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice. Rachel joined Bleasdale & Co. Solicitors Limited in 2006 as a Trainee Solicitor and qualified in January 2009. Rachel specialises in Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection matters. Rachel can also assist in tax planning and inheritance tax issues.
Claire Lister
Claire Lister
LL B (Hons) (Associate Solicitor)
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Claire qualified as a Solicitor in 2008 and joined Bleasdale & Co Solicitors Limited in 2009. Claire specialises in all aspects of matrimonial law, to include divorce, separation, cohabitee disputes, private law children matters and care proceedings. Claire works alongside Stacey Coyles, Sarah De-Maine and Emily smith in the matrimonial department.  Claire also works on the family farm with her husband and being from a farming background has a knowledge and understanding of farming issues and values.
David Thompson
BA (Solicitor Advocate (Higher Courts Criminal))
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David qualified as a Solicitor in 1984 and for many years had his own firm in the South East of England specialising in Crime and Mental Health. He was then appointed as head of Crown Court Department of a large multi office specialist criminal practice, dealing with a range of serious crime. David moved to Cumbria in 2007, and as a Higher Courts Advocate appears regularly in the Crown Courts, and has had successes in the Court of Appeal. He prides himself on the continuity of representation from Police Station through to Trial.
Tracy Dunbavan
Tracy Dunbavan
(Office Manager)
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Tracy began working at Bleasdale & Co. Solicitors Limited in 1999 as a Legal Cashier before taking on her current role as Office Manager.
Laura Cameron
Laura Cameron
(Trainee Licensed Conveyancer)
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Laura joined the firm in 2004 as an Administrator. She then went on to be a legal secretary and is currently studying to become a Licensed Conveyancer.
Bethany Dolphin
(Trainee Solicitor)
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Bethany graduated from her law degree at Cardiff University in 2016 and went on to obtain a Distinction in her Legal Practice Course from Swansea University in 2017. She recently relocated to the area from Wales and works as a Trainee Solicitor, based in the Family department.
Sophie Mills
Sophie Mills
(Paralegal)
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Sophie joined the firm in 2013 as an Administrator.   Sophie then went on to be a legal secretary in the Conveyancing Department and is currently working as a Paralegal also in the Conveyancing Department.
Elizabeth Abbiss
(Paralegal)
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Liz recently joined the firm as a fee earner in the civil litigation department.  Liz specialises in debt matters, boundary/property disputes, landlord and tenant as well as personal injury.  Liz has many years experience in taking the matter from inception to final court hearing.    
Shannon Skilling
(Paralegal)
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Shannon graduated from the University of Cumbria in 2016 with a first class law degree and is currently studying the Legal Practice Course on a part-time basis. Shannon works as a Paralegal in the Matrimonial and Conveyancing departments.