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We assist clients ranging from private individuals and start-up businesses to national based companies. We work hard with our clients to ensure we achieve the best possible outcomes for you. Our wealth of experience and expertise enable us to communicate complex transactions to our clients in a practical straight talking manner.
We provide our clients with high levels of service at competitive rates and in many cases we are able to undertake work on a fixed fee basis. We pride ourselves on providing a professional caring service with a smile. Contact us today and speak to one of our specialist solicitors for a free, no obligation discussion of your requirements.
John is the Senior Partner at Whitehead & Low and is a lawyer with over 25 years of experience in a number of capacities in both London and the North East.
John leads the team at Head Office including the Property Department, where he deals with residential (buying, selling and remortgaging) and commercial Conveyancing and advising on commercial and business issues, including complex business contracts, factoring agreements and franchise agreements using his vast experience and knowledge to promote the firm and advise and guide clients in these areas.
John set up Whitehead & Low in 2004 and has since overseen it's continued growth.
Katie is the head of our expanding HR and Employment law department with over 10 years’ experience as an Employment Lawyer and a dual qualification as an Associate Member of CIPD. As an Associate Member of CIPD Katie is well equipped to offer businesses both strategic and operational guidance.
Katie is experienced in advising and representing individuals and companies in respect of both contentious and non-contentious matters and has experience of manging multi-claimant and multi-million pounds claims, acting on behalf of both Claimants and Respondents, regularly representing both in Employment Tribunals. Katie also regularly delivers training and support days to companies and welcomes instruction in this regard.
Prior to joining Whitehead and Low Katie had a lengthy career with the Largest Trade Union Law Firm in the Country.
Catherine is the office manager here at Whitehead & Low and is therefore the initial point of contact for most of our new clients.
Catherine's main duties involve opening the clients files, carrying out AML and making initial contact with other solicitors and estate agents.
Catherine also oversees a lot of the day to day running of the office and employees. Prior to working at Whitehead & Low Solicitors, she worked in a managerial role in various customer care related occupations, during which she developed the ability to work under pressure in a fast moving environment.
Catherine's spare time is spent with her two children and their various hobbies.
Thomas joined Whitehead & Low in May 2016 following graduation from Teesside University with a 2:1 (Hons) LLB Law degree.
Thomas combined his role working as a Paralegal in the Residential Conveyancing department with completing the Legal Practice Course part time at Northumbria University, graduating in July 2017.
Following the successful completion of the Legal Practice Course, Thomas commenced his Training Contract at the firm and is due to qualify as a Solicitor in March 2019.
Thomas is currently expanding our Private Client department whilst also regularly working alongside John Whitehead and Katie Harwood on a number of commercial and employment matters. Thomas enjoys the challenge of an interesting and varied caseload.
Matthew joined Whitehead & Low in October 2016 following the start of his undergraduate degree in Law.
Matthew works part-time within our Employment Team. He aspires to become a solicitor in the future and intends to use his skills learnt both here and at university to further his career.
Whilst working for Whitehead & Low and managing his studies, Matthew is also in the Army reserve.
Georgia joined Whitehead & Low in September 2017 after starting her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Northumbria University.
Georgia is part of the central admin team dealing with a number of tasks to ensure the smooth day to day running of Whitehead & Low.
Georgia aspires to become a forensic psychologist in the future.