Born and brought up in Wadebridge, Angeline studied law at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and her LPC at the College of Law in Chester. On completing her studies, she returned to Wadebridge where she qualified in 2001. She became a partner in 2008. She is Head of the Property Department at Macmillans and specialises in all aspects of domestic, commercial and agricultural property law. Angeline lives in Wadebridge with a small menagerie of animals including two small children and a husband. In her spare time she can be found in the local countryside either riding or running or walking her dogs.
Lauren Gillespie is a Solicitor specialising in all areas of Private Client work, including Tax Planning, Trusts, Wills, Probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection work. She is a member of Cornwall Law Society and a full member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE). Lauren studied law in London and at the College of Law in Guildford, qualifying in 1999. She returned to the Westcountry in 2000 and joined Macmillans in 2014, having previously worked for the firm as a locum. She became a Partner on the 1st October 2014. Lauren has practiced in the local area for 15 years and is very happy to be back with the team at Macmillans. She is the current treasurer of St Columb Chamber of Commerce. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys outdoor pursuits, surf life-saving and skiing.
Julie joined the firm in 2015 with a wealth of experience in all areas of family and children matters and civil litigation. She was educated at Cardiff and Bristol University and completed her LPC at Bristol University. She is a member of Resolution (a national organisation of family lawyers committed to non- confrontational divorce, separation and other family disputes) as an accredited specialist in financial provision and children. In her spare time Julie enjoys spending time with her family.
Laura joined the firm in 2017 and is a Solicitor specialising in all areas of Private Client work. Born and brought up in Wadebridge Laura studied history at the University of Exeter before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law also at Exeter and then the Legal Practice Course at Plymouth. Laura returned to Cornwall and qualified as a Solicitor in 2012. Laura loves all animals and spends her spare time with her animals and her family.
Born in the UK, Anna was educated in New Zealand and Australia, qualifying as a solicitor in 1994. In Sydney, she worked for prestigious property practices including international firm Baker & McKenzie and technology firm Gilbert and Tobin. Anna relocated to the UK in 2002 and on moving to Cornwall worked as a retail manager until 2010. She then returned to practice working for 7 years in a small firm with a property focus and re-qualified as a UK solicitor in 2017. Her work covers a variety of commercial and residential property matters. Away from the office Anna enjoys photography, music, swimming, walking, film, travel and time with her daughters.
Heidi qualified as a solicitor in 2018 and joined us at Macmillans soon after. She has a Law Degree from Nottingham Trent University and completed the Legal Practice Course at De Montfort University, Leicester. Whilst training, Heidi covered practice areas such as probate, conveyancing and family law and since qualifying as a solicitor has a keen interest in developing her skills in wills, probate and conveyacing.
Helen is a Solicitor specialising in residential (including new builds) and commercial conveyancing. She studied Law at Swansea University and undertook her LPC in Plymouth University before returning to Cornwall to complete her training contract with Macmillans, qualifying in 2014. Helen enjoys spending time with her husband and young family and walking her two hyperactive whippets.
* Helen is currently away from the office on maternity leave
Terri Hooper joined the firm in 2001 whilst a student at Plymouth University, working initially as a legal secretary whilst completing her Law degree. She completed her LPC at Exeter University and was admitted as a solicitor in 2007. She specialises in residential and commercial conveyancing. Outside work, her interests are reading, the beach and travel.
* Terri is currently away from the office on maternity leave
Cassie was born on a local farm and now lives in Wadebridge with her family. She has been a valued member at Macmillans since she was a puppy and can usually be found in the Conveyancing Department assisted by our Head of Conveyancing. When not at work, Cassie enjoys long walks, playing with balls and also competes regularly in canicross competitions.
“My solicitor was extremely supportive and understanding at even my most frustrating times. I never felt they were impatient or uninterested and in matters such as divorce, empathy is needed. I could not fault them! Thank you!”
“I was actively listened to and my solicitor remembered information I gave. I felt I was believed. I was impressed with the service and advice I received. Information was clear and concise”
“Macmillans second to none. Prompt, punctual and did exactly what I requested. Very friendly firm – I would definitely use you again”
“Could not fault your service so would not hesitate to recommend you”
“Simply excellent service throughout by staff with a warm and caring manner”
“We had a 30 minute slot to speak to a solicitors at the local Finance shop (St Columb Financial Services), thank goodness we did”