Gedye and Sons


Estate Planning

A bespoke planning for the future service for private clients and businesses. Individual and family Will writing, business Will writing, Will writing for the LGBT community and Trust formation and Trust writing.

Powers Of Attorney

Advice on property and financial lasting powers and powers of attorney, health and welfare lasting powers and powers of attorney, Court of Protection and Mental Capacity issues.


The probate process from the registration of the death to the often complicated dealings with the Inland Revenue and other inheritance tax issues. We have specialist property advisors on hand to explore all of the beneficiaries’ options.

Latest Article

Catering for LGBT clients

UK Advisors need to be sensitive when dealing with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender clients, explains Richard Roberts, but they must not shy away from asking difficult questions.

News & Events

Buying a newly built home

Once you have found that special place that you love; maybe its ideal for work / has that outside space you have been craving/ has room for a home office. Then the real fun begins!

Our team

Chartered Legal Executive
Raymond joined the company in September 2017. Previously he was head of the private client department and Director of a large practice in Blackpool. Raymond... More
Emma joined the Private Client department in July 2016 and specialises in estate planning and administration, and the preparation of wills and powers of... More
Administration Support
Jane joined Gedye & Sons in February 2016. Having recently returned to the Lake District after 22 years spent in London, Jane’s experience is in the... More
Claire Logan
Senior Associate
Claire joined Gedye & Sons in June 2015 and is a member of our Property Team. She advises clients on the buying and selling of both freehold and leasehold... More
Senior Associate
Harriet is a private client solicitor specialising in wills, estate planning, trusts, powers of attorney, adults with incapacity, probate and estate... More
Estate Accounts & Office Manager
Ann joined the firm in 2014 but has worked with the firm since 2007 preparing estate and trust accounts. Initially acting as Office Manager in the Lakes office... More
Administration Support
Beverly joined the firm in 2007 having relocated from Manchester. Her career has over forty years of experience and has been entirely in the legal world... More
Anita Clements
Administration Support
Anita joined the firm in September 2008 and predominately provides administration support to the conveyancing department. Anita is based in our Lake... More
Claire Greenhalgh
Trainee Legal Executive
Residential Conveyancing based in our Grange-over-Sands Office. In 2006, after working as a local estate agent, Claire made the move to Gedye & Sons as... More
Petra Soone
Petra joined the firm in 2007. She was originally employed as a Personal Assistant to Richard Roberts, after relocating from London to the Lake... More
Mark Reynolds
Probate Manager
Mark is the Probate Manager and joined the firm in 1988. After leaving school he joined the Halifax Building Society. During his early career Mark held a... More
Justin Roberts
Justin is head of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department dealing with a wide range of commercial litigation disputes in the areas of law including... More
Mark Jones
Mark is a Director of and co-owner of the company. He joined Gedye & Sons in 1996 when his own practice (conveniently situated next... More
Richard Roberts
Richard is a Director and co-owner of the firm. He gained a BA (Joint Hons) in Law and Politics from Durham University (specifically concentrating on... More