OUR TEAM


ANTHONY J. ALLEN

Solicitor/Partner – Qualified 1998

Anthony is a solicitor and partner at NGA Solicitors based at the Burnley office. He is the head of the Personal Injury and Litigation Departments. He has extensive experience covering a wide range of types of cases. Anthony has a special interest in high-value and complex claims including clinical negligence and Commercial and Civil Litigation. He is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

GEOFFREY F. IRELAND

Solicitor/Partner – Qualified 1979

Geoffrey is a vastly experienced solicitor and has worked within many areas of the law in the local area for many years. He now mainly advises on criminal and family matters. He is well known and approachable.

STEPHEN BROWN

Consultant – Qualified 01/12/1976

Over that past 40 years Stephen has amassed a wealth of experience in many areas of the law. He currently specialises in domestic and commercial conveyancing, wills, probate & trusts and planning the future for elderly clients.

NICOLA BARKER

Solicitor – Qualified 1995

Since qualifying Nicola has specialised in Litigation and Personal Injury work. She also undertakes clinical negligence and Landlord and Tenant matters. Nicola’s vast experience means she is able to provide effective, friendly advice and apply herself to complex issues.

ANGELA GARVEY

Solicitor – Qualified 2001

Angela joined NGA Solicitors in 2018 to head the family team. She has over 25 years’ experience dealing with family law problems and regularly assists her clients in resolving aspects of their separation including disputes involving complicated matters such as businesses and pensions. Angela also helps parents make decisions about their children. Angela’s clients have said they value her practical advice and no-nonsense approach.

ANDREW SMITH

Solicitor – Qualified 2013

Andrew is the head of our property department and undertakes residential and commercial conveyancing and landlord and tenant matters. He advises on all aspects of property transactions including sales, purchases and transfers. Andrew’s friendly and approachable manner leads to clear and concise advice to his clients.

DAWN WALMSLEY

Solicitor – Qualified 01/03/2004

Dawn is an experienced solicitor undertaking private client matters. She advises clients on wills, probate, lasting powers of attorney and property matters. She has developed a wide network of contacts connected to the legal work.

JANINE BREARE

Residential Conveyancer

Janine undertakes all aspects of residential conveyancing matters from our Colne office.