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Our NewLaw Partners

Learn more about our expert partners who may handle your case.


Matt Thorn

PROBATE CASE MANAGER

Matt has been employed in the Legal Industry for over 20 years having previously worked for a range of legal firms before joining NewLaw Solicitors at the beginning of January 2018, with in excess of 10 years specialising in Private Client law.

In his current role of dealing with Estate Administration, Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney, Matt enjoys being part of experienced and efficient team, whilst helping people during difficult times.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, coaching his rugby playing daughter, taking his dog for walks and being Junior Chairman of his local rugby club.

  • Specialisms:

    Lasting Power of Attorney

    Probate and Estate Administration

    Wills

Anita Wheeler

PROBATE CASE MANAGER

Before joining NewLaw in 2015, Anita gained her knowledge and expertise in Probate and Estate Administration whilst working at another major law firm as a Senior Customer Advisor and giving advice on what steps to take following a bereavement. Her previous experience as a Senior Underwriting Manager has also given her great knowledge about the Personal Insurance side of estates.

Anita enjoys working at NewLaw due to the happy and friendly atmosphere and being able to help people through our diverse range of services.

In her spare time, she enjoys going to the cinema and watching football with her season ticket for a London Premiership Club.

  • Specialisms:

    Lasting Power of Attorney

    Probate and Estate Administration

    Wills

 

Daniel Price

SOLICITOR

Daniel is a Private Client Solicitor who specialises in Wills, Estate Planning, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Probate matters. Dan typically works with high net worth clients but also has experience dealing with elderly and vulnerable individuals through various links with local charities.

After joining NewLaw in 2012 as a Paralegal focusing on Will writing, he has progressed within the business, becoming a Trainee Solicitor in 2014 where he gained experience in high value personal injury law, compliance and an increased technical level of private client work.

Dan qualified as a Solicitor in 2016 and re-joined the Private Client Department within the High Net Worth Team. Dan provides practical advice to hundreds of clients every year and routinely advises clients with large estates on the structuring of their assets.

  • Specialisms:
    Lasting Power of Attorney

    Personal Injury Trusts

    Probate and Estate Administration

    Wills

Vanessa Banks

PRIVATE CLIENT OPERATIONS MANAGER

Vanessa joined NewLaw in January 2015 bringing with her a wealth of experience in Estate Administration and Will writing. Having worked in the profession for over 10 years, she qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2013.

Vanessa acts on behalf of clients administering high value and complex estates, preparing Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney. She also manages a Private Client team and is always keen to find ways to improve the service we offer to our clients.

Vanessa strongly believes in putting her clients at ease and being supportive, guiding them through the complex and sensitive issues that can arise when either estate planning or administering an estate on the loss of a loved one.


  • Specialisms:
    Lasting Power of Attorney

    Personal Injury Trusts

    Probate and Estate Administration

    Wills

 

Emma-Jay Chilcott

PROBATE CASE MANAGER

Since completing her law degree in 2013, Emma-Jay has always worked within Private Client law, mainly focusing on Will writing and Estate Administration.

She joined NewLaw in 2017 as a Will Advisor before progressing to a Probate Case Manager. In her current role, she enjoys helping clients through a difficult time by providing them with an excellent service.

Outside of work, Emma-Jay enjoys travelling when she can and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Specialisms:
    Lasting Power of Attorney

    Probate and Estate Administration

    Wills

Iqrah Mahmood

PROBATE CASE MANAGER

Iqrah graduated in 2014 with a degree in Law and gained her initial experience whilst working in the Banking sector. Determined to develop her legal skills, she joined NewLaw in 2016 as a Wills Advisor and has since progressed to a Probate Case Manager.

In her current role, she handles a caseload ranging from applying for Grants to administering full estates. She gets the most job satisfaction from helping clients when they have recently lost a loved one.

In her spare time, Iqrah enjoys going to the gym and kickboxing.

  • Specialisms:
    Lasting Power of Attorney

    Probate and Estate Administration

    Wills

Laura Mcallum

PROBATE ADVISOR

Laura graduated from the University of Kent in 2017 with a degree in Law. After a few months of travelling, she joined NewLaw as a Probate Administrator where her main duties include being the first point of contact for new clients, helping to solve any queries clients may have, assisting the case handlers with the progression of their cases and liaising with external companies.

Outside of work, she enjoys yoga, trying new restaurants and travelling with friends.

  • Specialisms:
    Probate and Estate Administration

Helene Bryant

ASSOCIATE SOLICITOR

Helene qualified as a solicitor in 1992 and joined NewLaw Solicitors in 2014.

With extensive experience in Private Client work with a particular focus on Wills, Probate and Estate Administration, Helene has dealt with estates of all sizes, value and complexity, guiding bereaved clients through the legal process with sensitivity, compassion and personal service.

She also enjoys advising clients on pre-and post-death Estate Planning and Wealth Preservation, working closely with clients to help them put in place effective and tailored plans for the future.

Outside of work, she enjoys walking, travelling and spending time with family and friends.

  • Specialisms:
    Lasting Power of Attorney

    Personal Injury Trusts

    Probate and Estate Administration

    Wills

Lisa Springfield

PROBATE CASE MANAGER

Lisa joined NewLaw in November 2018 and has over 8 years’ experience in all Private Client related matters including Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Estate Administration. As a Probate Case Manager, she runs a variety of cases from Grant only applications to full estate administrations.

Outside of work, Lisa enjoys keeping fit, running the occasional marathon and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Specialisms:
    Lasting Power of Attorney

    Probate and Estate Administration

    Wills