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ABOUT POMPHREYS

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Pomphreys Solicitors and Estate Agents service the legal and estate agency needs of our clients in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, and Scotland. We are a leading firm with a national reputation for handling personal and commercial matters for a wide range of individuals and businesses.

Pomphreys serve a broad client base, both private and commercial, offering first class services. We pride ourselves on giving clients consistently excellent service. Our team works closely with clients to achieve optimum results. We have wide-ranging knowledge and experience, and offer co-ordinated, sophisticated, bespoke services to help our clients navigate today’s legal complexities while establishing the legal groundwork for successful undertakings in the future.

Solicitors & Estate Agents based in Wishaw, Lanarkshire
but serving our client’s needs across Scotland.

We firmly believe that our personal approach to building strong relationships, and our reputation for delivering legal and property advice, sets us apart from other firms. Our commitment to ‘Quality of Service’ is central to the firm’s success that we achieve by continually assessing and maintaining high standards for the services we offer clients. We assist a wide variety of individuals, businesses and organisations with legal and estate agency advice. Whatever your legal or estate agency needs, we provide high-quality advice and practical solutions. Our collective experience gives us a unique perspective and enables us to advocate for you and your interests.

This means our solicitors can advise you and are there to assist you with business transactions and negotiations that will result in the best outcome for you. We listen to our clients, think through the various challenges  as a team and have the ability to solve complex problems through a variety of approaches. Ultimately, this means you can be confident you are being well represented.
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Meet The Team

Gordon Sommerville

Gordon Sommerville

Senior Partner

Gordon graduated from the University of Dundee and joined Pomphrey’s in 1977, becoming a Partner in 1980.

He now heads our Private Client department and has extensive experience in dealing with Estate Planning and Succession, wills, Executry Estates, Powers of Attorney, and Guardianship Orders.

He is also a Director with Enable Trustee Service Limited, and deals with financial planning for family members who have learning difficulties or disabilities, including the formation of Discretionary Trusts.

Outwith Office hours Gordon enjoys walking, playing golf, and following his local football team, Motherwell F.C.

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Robert Allan

Partner

Robert graduated from Strathclyde University in 1980, joining Pomphrey’s in 1981 and became a partner in 2000.

He deals with all Residential and Commercial Conveyancing specialising in leases for shops and Office premises.

Outside the Office Robert enjoys science fiction and walking his dogs.

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Iain C Wilson

Iain C Wilson

Partner

Iain graduated from Glasgow University with honours and joined Pomphrey’s in 1997, becoming a Partner in 2004.

Iain deals with all civil court matters and specialises in Family Law, Divorce, Separation, Matrimonial and Cohabitation claims and Contact and Residence orders in relation to children.

Out with the office he enjoys spending time with his family, is a keen climber and hill walker and a member of Hamilton Tennis Club.

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Sarah Lynch

Partner

Sarah studied at Dundee University achieving a 2:1 LLB Honours degree in Scots Law. She then moved back to Glasgow to study the Diploma in Legal Practice being one of only a small number of students to be offered a funded position for academic excellence achieved during the LLB. Sarah then secured a traineeship concentrating on Personal Injury before deciding to broaden her scope of work to all civil litigation.

Sarah joined Pomphrey’s as an Assistant solicitor in 2014 before being promoted to Associate in 2015 and later Partner in 2018. Sarah now offers advice on a broad spectrum of civil litigation matters including, family and matrimonial law, employment law, personal injury and consumer issues to name but a few.

Outside of working hours Sarah is married and has a daughter. She enjoys attending the gym, socialising with friends and family and travelling.

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Carole-Anne Wilson

Trainee Solicitor

Carole-Anne graduated from the University of Strathclyde in 2017 with an LLB (Hons). She attained her Diploma in Professional Legal Practice from the University of Strathclyde in 2018 and joined E. Thornton & Co the same year as a paralegal. She commenced her traineeship with the firm in 2019.

Carole-Anne joined Pomphrey’s in January 2020, following working in a general litigation firm for over a year where she gained experience in various areas including criminal defence, guardianships & power of attorneys, personal injury and family law. Since joining Pomphrey’s Solicitors, Carole-Anne’s main practice area of focus is conveyancing.

Carole-Anne is set to qualify as a solicitor in 2021.

Away from the office, Carole-Anne spends a lot of her time with family and friends. She enjoys travelling to new places having travelled extensively around the world. Carole-Anne also has a keen interest in property investment and has a passion for learning new languages and exploring different cultures. She enjoys reading, going to the gym and long countryside walks.

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Alison L McIntyre

Property Manager

Alison joined Pomphrey’s as our Property Manager in 2004 and has an extensive wealth of local knowledge and contacts in the property and rental markets.  Alison became a Director of Pomphrey’s Properties when we opened our new estate agency premises at 36 Hill Street, Wishaw in 2017.  Her personal service and dedication in striving to achieve the best results possible for clients whether in sales or in lettings has resulted in an abundance of repeat and referral business.

When not working, Alison enjoys travelling and socialising with family and friends.

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Elaine Sommerville

Elaine Sommerville

Operations Administrator

Elaine has over 35 years of experience in Estate Agency having previously worked as a Negotiator with Slater Hogg and Countrywide. She helped form Pomphrey’s Properties in 2017 and is a Co-Director with Alison.

Away from the Office she enjoys swimming, walking, socialising with friends, and following her local football team, Motherwell FC.

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