Our Team

Chris Bowler

Chris Bowler

Chris Bowler has been Mercers’ Managing Partner since 2004 and is also Head of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department.

Mike Beadsworth

Mike Beadsworth

Mike is a Partner and heads the Property department. Mike specialises in Commercial Property in which he has a wealth of experience.

Guy Barker

Guy Barker

Guy is a Partner at Mercers Solicitors as well as the head of the Private Client department. Guy deals with all areas of Private Client work.

Paul Stott

Paul Scott

Paul is a Partner in the Private Client Department and specialises in Capital Tax planning, Trusts and Wills.

Peter Hopkins

Peter Hopkins

Peter is a Partner at Mercers Solicitors and specialises in Trust and Estate Disputes in addition to a wide variety of Private Client matters.

Paula Nichols

Paula Nichols

Paula is a Partner at Mercers Solicitors and specialises in Private Client work, including obtaining Grants of Probate and assisting with the estate administration.

Julie Acock

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Julie is a Partner in the commercial property department with particular specialisms in retail, leisure and transactional healthcare.

Sarah Crowther

Sarah Crowther

Sarah is an Associate Solicitor and specialises in Private Client work, and also assists individuals and businesses with Notarial services.

Shella Glanfield

Shella Glanfield

Joining Mercers in 2013, Shella is an Associate Solicitor specialising in various Private Client matters such as Wills and Probates.

Jenny Watson

Jenny Watson

Jenny is a Solicitor in our Private Client department who specialises in matters such as Wills, Estates, Trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Colin Davies

Colin Davies

Colin is Mercers’ Trust and Tax Manager, specialising in Trust Compliance, Estate Tax administration and Personal Tax matters.

Alexandra Crump

Alexandra Crump

Alex is a Solicitor in our Private Client department and assists clients with Wills, Trust and Estate and LPAs.

Beatrice Calderbank

Beatrice Calderbank

Beatrice is an Associate Solicitor who specialises in issues arising with trusts, estates and probates, working to prevent, minimise, and resolve disputes.

Stevyn Jackson

Stevyn Jackson

Stevyn is an Associate Solicitor specialising in Employment matters, Dispute Resolution, Debt Recovery, and Motoring Offences.

Lynne Owen

Lynne Owen

Lynne is an Associate Solicitor and has over forty years of experience in the legal sector and is a specialist in all residential property matters.

Juliette Beauvais

Juliette Beauvais

Juliette is a Solicitor in the Residential Property Department, providing guidance on freehold and leasehold purchases, sales and remortgages.

Charlotte Baughan

Charlotte Baughan

Charlotte is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and is a member of our Residential Property department.

Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker

Amanda is an Associate Solicitor and the Firm’s Practice Manager, working alongside the Partners to oversee compliance aspects of the Firm.