Greg French joined the property department at AFG LAW in 2002. He became a partner and head of the department in 2004. Greg’s areas of expertise include: wills, inheritance tax planning, residential and commercial conveyancing, commercial leases and probate work.
Anita is a partner at AFG LAW in the property and private client department. Initially qualified as a licensed conveyancer, she qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and now also specialises in elderly client services such as wills, lasting powers of attorney, court of protection work and probate. She is also a member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE).
Teresa Vickers qualified as a solicitor in 1982. She joined AFG LAW as a partner in September 2007. Teresa is the one of the supervising partners in the family and civil department and leads a team of specialist children representatives who are all on the Law Society’s Children Panel.
Emma Cordock joined AFG LAW in November 2007. She qualified as a fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in June 2008 and subsequently qualified as a solicitor in April 2011. She currently undertakes family work. She specialises in representing parents and grandparents in care proceedings and working with victims of domestic violence.
Carl joined AFG LAW in June 1996 and commenced studying for the legal executive qualification. Working within the residential property department, Carl predominantly acts on behalf of clients in the sale and purchase of domestic properties, remortgages and equity release transactions.
Michael Morgan has been with the firm since 1961 and qualified as a solicitor in 1966. He was a partner between the years 1970 to 2004, after which he retired from the partnership to become a senior associate within the practice. He now concentrates his time as a private client lawyer specialising in people and their affairs and, in particular, their property.
Fiona started as an office Junior in 1980 after living in America for 6 months, and commenced ILEX training in 1989. Having moved to Bolton in 1991, she qualified as a CFILEX IN 1995. Fiona specialises in all aspects of residential conveyancing, land law issues, including adverse possession and title reconstruction (i.e. when deeds are lost, […]
Leigh joined the practice in 1999 weeks before qualifying as a solicitor and over the last 10 years has specialised solely in criminal defence work. A considerable proportion of her time is spent with suspects in the police station throughout their detention, advising on issues of law, police powers and charge.
Jill advises in all areas of law to do with the break-up of the family or relationship, specialising in private law applications for contact, residence and / or any other issue that may arise in relation to children. Jill acts for both married and unmarried clients on their rights in relation to property and assets upon separation.
Stacy jointed AFG LAW in July 2018. She qualified as a solicitor in 2004, and has specialised in family law since qualification. Stacy has worked in high street firms in Greater Manchester since qualifying and since 2013, having successfully gained Children Panel accreditation, has specialised in representing children, parents and family members in care proceedings. […]
Tracy Haslam qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in June 2007 and was admitted as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in February 2008. She became an Advocate in 2014 and specialises in the preparation of crown court matters.
Laura started working in law firms in 2007, qualifying as a solicitor in 2009, and has specialised in family law since qualification. Laura has worked in Manchester since 2012 and has developed a good reputation both amongst her peers and the charitable/support sector in the city. Laura’s ability to identify and meet her clients’ needs […]
Jennifer initially trained in civil and reached a senior level as a Deputy Business Unit Director over a department of 60 staff. She was called to the bar in 2010 then took the decision to pursue a desire to practise in family law and retrained, cross-qualifying as a family solicitor in early 2016 and now […]
After graduating in Law & Business at the University of Central Lancashire, Sajeda commenced her employment within the legal field where she has practiced in a range of areas including Personal Injury, Family Law, Conveyancing and Wills & Probate. Having qualified as a Solicitor in 2018, Sajeda has chosen to specialise in Family Law dealing […]
Gayle is a chartered legal executive and family lawyer who advises in all areas of public and private family law. She specialises in advising parents, grandparents and other family members regarding care proceedings as well as in relation to difficulties they may be experiencing in respect of contact and residence for children.
Matt is an Assistant Solicitor in our civil department. He first began working for AFG as a paralegal in the Family Department in 2013, before starting his training contract in March 2015. Having qualified in October 2016 after seven years of training, Matt chose to practice Civil Litigation.
Sammi started working in the costs environment in 2010 as an Audio Typist. It was within an external firm that Sammi received training in all areas of Personal Injury, Wills & Probate & Civil dispute costs including Schedules of Costs, Bills of Costs and, following the Jackson Reforms in 2013, Precedent H Cost Budgets. In […]
Sonia graduated in law 2010, undertook the Bar Training Course and was called to the Bar in 2012. She specialises in family law and has been dealing with both private law and public law matters since 2012. She has a breadth of experience in dealing with care proceedings, private law children proceedings, injunction matters and […]
With a background in customer service roles, Abigail began her legal career in 2014, working for two other firms before joining AFG LAW in April 2017 as a Paralegal. Currently a Trainee Solicitor working predomantly in our Private Client Services department, Abigail provides wills and probate services to our clients. A keen athlete, she has […]
Heather is currently a Trainee Solicitor at AFG LAW, working predominantly in the Family Department but also doing work within the Conveyancing Department. She is due to qualify in March 2020. She gained a First Degree in History and Criminology from Sheffield Hallam University and has worked with us as a paralegal since 2014. During […]
Rachael is currently undertaking a Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice in order to qualify as a Licensed Conveyancer and works in the property department at AFG LAW’s Bury office. With a background predominately in Estate Agency, client care and service excellence are second nature to Rachael. Since joining AFG LAW in May 2018, Rachael […]
Rebecca is based in our property department working as a conveyancing executive and is currently undertaking the Licenced Conveyancers Course. Managing her own caseload, Rebecca deals with residential sales, purchases and remortgages. Prior to joining AFG LAW in November 2017, Rebecca had already gained experience in conveyancing and welcomed an opportunity to develop her career.
Rhianne started at AFG LAW in 2004 as an office administrator, working for Anita Boardman as a Secretary from our Bolton office. In 2013 when we opened a second office in Bury, Rhianne was one of the founding team members in Bury. Working as a secretary to Greg French, her level of knowledge and skills […]
Bethany is due to commence training as a Chartered Legal Executive on 1 July 2019 at AFG LAW, working predominantly in the Family Department. She is due to qualify in August 2020. She gained an A Level in Law at Bury College, following that commenced her employment at AFG LAW in July 2014, where she […]
Tom has over 20 years experience of working as a Financial Adviser and has been part of AFG LAW Financial Planning since September 2015. He has extensive experience in helping clients with a wide range of financial planning needs including protection, pensions, investments and Inheritance Tax Planning.