Rodney Jackson

Obituary: Rodney Jackson

24 May 2018By Peter Duffus

Rodney’s proud achievement was to become the senior partner of Andrew M Jackson & Co (now Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP).

Henry brooke

Justice stalwart Sir Henry Brooke dies at 81

30 January 2018By

Tributes are pouring in from the profession after the retired judge passed away following heart surgery.

Portrait of Bruce Ross

Obituary: Bruce Ross

29 January 2018By Michael Ross

Former Ponsfords partner acted in landmark 1996 case over rights to creative work.

Professor Philip Pettit

Obituary: Philip Pettit, legal scholar

8 December 2017By Charles Pettit

Renowned academic and author of Equity and the Law of Trusts dies at 92.

David Swede

Obituary: David Swede

15 November 2017By James Swede

David Swede, a founding partner of Darlingtons Solicitors LLP, has passed away aged 70.

Maria Pittordis

Obituary: Maria Pittordis

30 October 2017By Gazette reporter

Maria Pittordis, a highly-respected partner at international law firm Hill Dickinson who enjoyed a successful career with the practice for 30 years, has passed away aged 55 following a short illness.

Julie exton

Tributes paid to Julie Exton, a ‘stellar example’ to others

16 October 2017By

The profession has united to pay tribute to Bristol family solicitor and district judge Julie Exton, who has died at the age of 59. The Gazette understands she had been suffering from motor neurone disease for some months.

Julie exton

Widely respected solicitor judge Julie Exton dies at 59

9 October 2017By

Lord chief justice announces death of former president of Association of Her Majesty’s District Judges.

Theo Savvides

Bristows' tribute to leader after fatal cycling accident

14 July 2017By

Theo Savvides 'enriched the lives of all those around him'.

Rex Makin

There will never be another like Rex Makin

28 June 2017By Stewart McCulloch

Meeting the Liverpool solicitor, who died this week aged 91, was like having an audience with the Pope.

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Missing Will of FREDERICK CLAUDE POYSER either of 9 Dexter Street, Derby DE23 8LL or 21 Highgates, Back Sitwell Street, Derby DE1 2LR made between 1990 and the date of death on 24th July 2016. Client may have used any local Derby firm but was known to have been a client of Partridge, Haldenby & Cawdron before it closed down in 1987. Contact

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