Gedye and Sons


Raymond Cowburn

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 is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives having been admitted in December 1984.He is a full member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practioners) having been admitted in June 1995 and has been awarded the SFE (Solicitors For the Elderly) Older Client Care in Practice award.

Raymond’s work will include undertaking probate administration, inheritance tax planning and the preparation of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Outside of the office Raymond celebrated his 30th wedding anniversary this year. He is a passionate Manchester United fan and also enjoys walking, cycling, reading and dining out.


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.