Meet our team of specialists

Andrew Green

Partner

Fleet Office

Biography

Andrew handles a mixed bag of litigation and has reported cases in the Lands Tribunal and in the High Court.

He is a trained family mediator and is a specialist in all aspects of family law, including divorce, financial provision and children. He deals in high value financial cases on a regular basis and has just received the following independent review on Wiselaw:

“Compassionate when it matters, formidable when it counts, Andrew is a fully qualified family solicitor and mediator and advises on all aspects of family law including, divorce, separation, cohabitation, child arrangement applications and high net worth financial matters.  Andrew is a partner and has been recommended in the Legal 500 for his work in the South East.  With many years’ experience in the legal sector, Andrew is dedicated in his approach and is particularly sought after for his expertise in divorce and matrimonial property.”

Andrew is an ex-rugby player and follows England and has completed several marathons over the years. He is married with 2 grown up children. He also carries out volunteer work for the local Citizens Advice Bureau.

Andrew is also recommended in the Legal 500 for contentious trust and probate work in the South East.

Jonathan Wheeler

Partner

Basingstoke Office

Biography

Jonathan qualified as a Solicitor in 1997, having trained with the firm. He offers a wide range of services, specialising in residential and commercial property, but also dealing with company sales and acquisitions.

Jonathan is very keen on most sports and enjoys playing 5-a-side football, golf (when time allows) and cricket (when the weather allows!). Any other spare time is enjoyed spent with his family.

Charlotte Searle

Partner

Fleet and Basingstoke Offices

Biography

Charlotte advises on all aspects of private client work including drafting wills, preparing lasting powers of attorney, administering estates and dealing with trusts. Charlotte also deals with succession planning and Court of Protection matters. In addition, Charlotte has extensive experience resolving private client disputes. She regularly advised on challenges to the validity of wills, claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, issues arising from co-ownership of property, disputes regarding the administration of estates and trusts and also professional negligence claims against advisers involved in preparing wills or giving tax advice.

Charlotte is a full member of both the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS). She trained with a leading City firm, then spent a further 10 years at a large regional firm before joining Neale Turk in 2015. Charlotte spends her time outside of work running around after her three children.

Charlotte is recommended in the Legal 500 for contentious trust and probate work in the South East.  Read the full news article here

John Ratcliffe

Consultant

Fleet Office

Biography

John was a partner in the firm for over forty years and now acts as a consultant. He has considerable experience in company and commercial law and all aspects of property development. He now focuses on “private client” law dealing with agricultural commercial and residential properties, inheritance tax planning, trusts, wills and probate.

Most of his clients have been with him for over twenty five years. He enjoys spending his spare time with his wife, four children and three grandchildren.

Ailsa Kempthorne

Residential Conveyancer

Fleet Office

Biography

Ailsa has recently joined the Residential Conveyancing Department of Neale Turk and became a Solicitor in 2005 specialising in all aspects of residential conveyancing including shared ownership, transfers of equity and remortgages.

In her spare time Ailsa enjoys walking her dog, going to music concerts and transporting her daughter around her various clubs.

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Clare Leach

FCILEX

Basingstoke Office

Biography

Clare is a member of the Residential Conveyancing Department of Neale Turk.  She qualified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in 2010. Clare specialises in a range of residential property matters including sales, purchases, remortgages and transfers of equity.

Shelley McPherson

Solicitor

Basingstoke and Fleet Offices

Biography

Shelley specialises in all areas of private client work and can advise on a range of matters including Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Estate Administration, Court of Protection work and the creation of Trusts.  

Shelley has worked in the legal profession since leaving the College of Law in 2015 and she qualified as a Solicitor in September 2017. Shelley also has a vast background within the Litigation field.   

Shelley is dedicated to supporting her clients and providing clear advice, she prides herself on her approachable nature and providing a personal service to all her clients.  

Outside of work Shelley enjoys spending time with her friends and family, going for long walks with her dog and boxing! 

Kerry Henderson-Parish

Chartered Legal Executive

Fleet Office

Biography

Kerry joined the conveyancing department in Fleet in January 2023. She conducts residential conveyancing transactions including sales, purchases, transfer of equity and remortgages. She is also able to deal with help to buy and shared ownership matters.

Kerry qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2015 and has been practising in conveyancing since her qualification.