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B&P extends Hanley team with Litigation Assistant

Bowcock & Pursaill is supporting its newly recruited Litigation Assistant, Lucy-Anna in her dream of becoming a fully qualified Solicitor. Lucy-Anna joined B&P’s Hanley-based Litigation Department in May 2022, assisting its dispute specialist, Tim Wolley with a wide range of cases. She commented: “So far, I have supported Tim on several disputes, covering topics such as property owner and tenant, probate and Wills, business and contractual and debt collection to name just a few!” With a keen interest in the operations of the legal system, Lucy-Anna first began her legal journey as an undergraduate at Newcastle-upon-Tyne Law School. She continued...

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Farewell to our secretaries of 40 years!

We’ve recently said farewell and good luck in retirement to two of our most long-standing colleagues, Carol White and Doreen Mason. Both Carol and Doreen served as the company’s Secretaries and each had been with the firm for over 40 years’ of their careers. As part of the ladies’ retirement celebrations, the team all joined together for a meal at Leek Bar and Grill. Since 1972, Carol has been a great part of the team at Bowcock & Pursaill and has always been on hand to keep everyone in the Leek office organised. She said: “I’ve enjoyed being apart of the B&P...

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B&P help Ukrainian refugees

The team from our Uttoxeter office have been collecting goods for Ukrainian refugees as part of their regular fundraising. Items collected include: toiletries; warm socks; cuddly toys; and more. At B&P we’re always happy to join in and raise funds or collect donations for those in need. And anyone interested in donating money to help can do so at: Unicef British Red Cross Oxfam

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Law firm, Bowcock & Pursaill bolsters Uttoxeter office with Paralegal

B&P has supported Flora Aubrey, 23, through her professional development Flora joined Bowcock & Pursaill in April 2018 as an Office Junior, following her A Levels. She commented: “When I first joined the firm, my responsibilities involved looking after the general admin of the office such as monitoring and ordering stationery, organising legal case files and various office duties to support the wider team.” With a keen interest in the legal industry, Flora climbed the ranks within our Uttoxeter office to a Paralegal position where she maintains a high-level of professionalism when dealing with her colleagues and clients. Through CILEx...

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Christmas jumper day raises money for Breast Cancer Research

Staff at Bowcock & Pursaill have taken part in Christmas Jumper Day to raise funds for charity and looked extremely festive in their knits! This year staff decided to support a charity close to their hearts and every penny raised will support Breast Cancer Research. Survival is generally very good for breast cancer and is continuing to improve and the team are proud to help in any way they can. Our Uttoxeter office team set the bar high with great array of winter woollies (as shown in our photo) and a raffle and donations so far total £110. Anyone wishing...

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Bowcock & Pursaill complete trio of fundraising events for causes close to their hearts

Team members of trusted local solicitors, Bowcock & Pursaill (B&P) have recently completed a series of charity events, receiving over £8,700 in donations. The goal was to raise money for causes that they have been personally affected by, through taking part in campaigns including the Palma Marathon, Swim for Dementia and Race the Sun. On 10th October 2021, Tim Wolley, Partner at Bowcock & Pursaill, completed the Zafiro Palma Marathon and raised a fantastic £3,620 in memory of his late wife, Henny Jones. The charity that will benefit from the funds is Second Hope, who strive to confront advanced breast...

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There are no current vacancies available at Bowcock & Pursaill Solicitors, but watch this space for future career opportunities within our firm.

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Joy Hancock becomes Partner at Bowcock & Pursaill

We’re pleased to announce that Joy Hancock is now a partner. Joy first joined Bowcock & Pursaill’s legal family as an Associate Solicitor in 2018. Based at our Uttoxeter office, she possesses a wealth of experience within the commercial property sector. Using her extensive local knowledge and expertise, Joy takes a proactive and practical approach for her clients, a lot of whom she has worked with for many years. Having embarked on a legal career in 1990 just as the property boom of 1987 came to an end, Joy originally completed a degree in Estate Management before becoming a Fellow...

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Two new appointments at Bowcock & Pursaill

We’re excited to announce two new appointments at Bowcock & Pursaill – Assistant Solicitor Rhiannon Moody and Paralegal Emily Lowe. Emily’s role will focus on supporting personal cases while Rhiannon will work with a mixture of personal and business issues in the Litigation Department. Emily will assist the team on matters of Will drafting, preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney, Probate and Court of Protection. She said: “In my role I’ll ensure that clients have their affairs in order. Bowcock & Pursaill have a really great long-standing reputation and as soon as an opportunity arose for me to become a part...

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Founded in 1927, Bowcock & Pursaill has been our clients’ number one choice for solicitors in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire and Cheshire for almost 100 years. We also act on behalf of clients throughout the country.

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