We originally established in 2004 and was previously known as DTP
Solicitors. We aim to
provide you with a professional and efficient service. We
are large enough to offer you a full range of expert legal
services but small enough to care about our clients and
provide a friendly individual service specific to each
client's needs. We understand how important it is that legal
matters are dealt with promptly and we aim to respond within
the working day to your telephone requests and have a 48
hour turn-around on incoming post.
Belinda Thomasson - Director
Belinda qualified as a Solicitor in 1999 after graduating
from Manchester University in 1995. Belinda has worked as a
Solicitor in Rochdale for over 10 years, always dealing personally and promptly
with your case, she avoids the use of
jargon and applies a common sense approach to her work.
Specialist fields of work are:
Personal Injury claims
Wills Probate and Estate Planning
Court of Protection work
Elderly client advice
including Property Trust Protection
Residential and Commercial Conveyancing including leases
Business Sale and Purchase
Belinda takes great interest in issues concerning Special
Educational Needs Law and is currently a legal volunteer
for a large national charity.
Alison McGuigan - Director
After completing her law degree in Law with Accountancy,
Alison was called to the Bar in 2003. Following this, Alison
worked as an advocate for 7 years in the fields of consumer
credit, mortgage, landlord and tenant, debt recovery and
personal injury. After taking 3 years out to work for a
local charity, Alison decided to study for her Masters
Degree in Law with Business, and whilst undertaking these
studies decided that the time was right to return to law and
convert to a Solicitor.
A straightforward local girl with a common sense approach,
Alison is passionate about her work and always looks at
situations from everybody's perspective.
If you have difficulty attending our offices please contact
us and we will arrange to visit you where possible.
Late and weekend appointments are also available by arrangement for your
Zarka Rashid - Conveyancer
Zarka is a qualified Licensed Conveyancer who has worked
within property law for a number of years. She fully
understands the pressures clients are under when moving home
and works hard to manage client expectations in order to
provide an efficient service. Zarka speaks different
languages and therefore is a great asset to the team.
Olivia joined Lancashire Law in July 2018. After studying
Law at a-level for 2 years, she is currently employed as an
apprentice paralegal. Olivia intends to specialise in Land
Law and Conveyancing. After completing her 2 year
apprenticeship, Olivia would like to progress towards
qualifying as a Solicitor..
Shauna joined Lancashire Law in February 2018 as a Trainee
Conveyancer. She obtained her LLB (hons) Law degree in 2016
and then went on to travel the world. Shauna deals with
residential sales and purchases .
Ellie is a local girl who graduated with a First Class
Masters in Law (Hons)in 2019. She first started at the firm
in 2016 as a work experience student and has since worked
her way up from office junior, to admin assistant, and
finally to Trainee Solicitor in Autumn 2019. Throughout her
training contract, she will be completing seats in
Residential Conveyancing, Wills and Probate and Commercial
Conveyancing, whilst also working alongside solicitor,
Alison McGuigan, in family and litigation matters.
Ellie is very passionate about helping clients who find
themselves in difficult situations and can offer a very
Outside of work, she is an active
fundraiser for Overgate Hospice in Elland, with events such
as colour runs and skydives, raising thousands of pounds for
the charity. She also loves to spend time with her family
and friends and watching her beloved Burnley FC.
About Lancashire Law Solicitors Rochdale UK