Personnel

Conveyancing

Leo Johnston

Leo is our Senior Partner,who has been with the firm for over 30 years. He deals with a wide range of areas primarily associated with property and business law. This includes domestic and commercial conveyancing - including commercial leases, company law, partnerships and other commercial matters.

Educated in Sunderland, at St Aidans Grammar School, Leo studied law at University College London and then completed his training at Bischoffs Law firm in the City of London before returning from London to work for Hedleys.

Leo has also served on the board of Governors for St Anthony's Girls School for the last 25 years.

Leo is married and the proud father of two young sons and when not playing tennis with them in the garden can be found playing at Ashbrooke Tennis Club. He is also a life long follower of Sunderland Football Club.

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Direct Line: 0191 5666909

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Richard Walls

Richard joined the firm in February 2009 and quickly proved to be a highly valued and popular member of our residential conveyancing team.

Richard is a specialist in "new build" property transactions and is a leader in this field in the North East of England.

Richard is a "local boy" and was educated at Southmoor School, Bede College and finally North Tyneside College where he qualified to become a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives.

Richard is married and the proud father of two young sons.

Another ardent Sunderland fan, Richard also enjoys playing football in his free time.

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Direct Line: 0191 5666908

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Jackie Dyball

Jackie has recently joined Hedleys and is a member of our residential conveyancing team.

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Direct Line: 0191 5666906

 
   

Lisa Copeland

Lisa has recently rejoined Hedleys and is a member of our residential conveyancing team.

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Direct Line: 0191 5666903

 

Gloria Spedding

Gloria has been with Hedleys for 14 years and is a hard working member of our residential conveyancing team.

Educated in the Durham area, Gloria is a Conveyancing Executive.

Gloria is married with one daughter and two grand children with whom she enjoys spending her free time. She also has several hobbies including reading,walking,swimming,gardening and cooking.

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Direct Line: 0191 5666906

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Family Law

Gulnaz Qurban

Gulnaz has joined Hedleys and is the Senior member of our Family Law team.

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Direct Line: 0191 5666907

 

 
   
   

Wills Trust and Probate

Stuart Lisgo

Stuart attended Northumbria University and obtained his LLB Hons in 2002.

He completed his training contract with Newcastle firm Anderson & Maggie in 2006 and chose to specialise in Wills, Trust and Probate.

Stuart continued working in Newcastle until joining Hedleys in May 2010 and became a partner in 2011. 

A life long Newcastle United supporter (apparently they really do exist!), Stuart enjoys Monday mornings with the Sunderland supporters in the office following the occasional NUFC victory.

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Direct Line: 0191 5666910

 

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Secretaries, Accounts & Reception

Fawcett Street Office

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Meaghan Redmond
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Chrisitine Trewick
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Anne Richardson
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Tanya Hughes
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Accounts
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Ashley Clough

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Legal Secretary

Allison Stephenson

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Legal Secretary

Beverley Robson

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