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  • Jacqui Wilkinson

    Jacqui Wilkinson

    Finance Director / Practice Manager/ Service Team

    I have worked in an Accounts based role throughout my career and have progressed from Assistant Accountant to Supervisor then Financial Controller.

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  • Philip Browell

    Philip Browell

    Senior Director

    Senior Partner and now Senior Director of Browell Smith & Co since its birth in October 1995. Prior to that a Partner at Watson Burton Solicitors.

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Legal Executive

  • Adam Burton

    Adam Burton

    Legal Executive (Personal Injury)

    I began working as a Claimant Personal Injury Lawyer at Thompsons Solicitors in July 1996 working for Union clients.

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  • David Knipe

    David Knipe

    Legal Executive (Personal Injury)

    Shortly after joining Browell Smith & Co I became a Paralegal within the Noise Induced Hearing Loss Department acting on behalf of union clients throughout the country.

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  • Gillian Imrie

    Gillian Imrie

    Paralegal (Wills Trust and Probate)

    I joined Browell Smith & Co after graduating from Newcastle upon Tyne University in 2002.

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  • Hayley Watson

    Hayley Watson

    Paralegal (Personal Injury and Financial Mis-selling)

    I started working for Browell Smith & Co in February 2003, working in Litigation.

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  • Hayley Young

    Hayley Young

    Paralegal (Wills Trust and Probate)

    Since leaving university/being called to the Bar in 1999, I took a gap year then started working for Browell Smith & Co in 2000 in the Industrial Disease VWF and CBE Departments.

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  • Karli Fishpool

    Karli Fishpool

    Paralegal (Personal Injury)

    Having previously worked at two other legal firms of solicitors and working in Criminal Law, Conveyancing and Family Law from the age of 16, I moved to Browell Smith & Co in 2009.

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  • Kirsty Dockerty

    Kirsty Dockerty

    Paralegal (Personal Injury and Medical Negligence)

    I started working for Browell Smith & Co in 2001. I started with an admin role assisting a team of Personal Injury Solicitors and progressing to being promoted to Paragelegal…

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  • Megan Walker

    Megan Walker


    After completing my LLB (Hons) Law degree in 2014 I joined Browell Smith & Co as a Litigation Clerk in 2015.

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  • Claire Springle

    Claire Springle

    Solicitor (Wills Trust and Probate)

    I trained at Eversheds and qualified in September 2001 following this I moved to Hay & Kilner where I was employed until I moved to Browell Smith & Co in November 2011.

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  • Dawn Bagley

    Dawn Bagley

    Solicitor (Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence)

    I began my Training Contract at Browell Smith & Co and I am now an Associate.

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  • Gemma Iceton

    Gemma Iceton

    Senior Solicitor and Head of Family Department

    I began my legal career in 2004 and with a multi-branch solicitors practice based in Newcastle and Northumberland.

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  • Heather Armstrong

    Heather Armstrong

    Trainee Solicitor

    In my first year of University I was on the Law School Honour Roll.

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  • Kathryn Shingles

    Kathryn Shingles

    Solicitor (Personal Injury)

    I have worked at Browell Smith & Co since March 2001. I was initially employed as a Legal Clerks in the Disease Departments (CBE).

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  • Matthew Scrafton

    Matthew Scrafton

    Solicitor (Personal Injury)

    I have worked for Browell Smith & Co for over 14 years and thanks to Browell Smith & co’s determination to provide quality legal advice…

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  • Nina Nelson

    Nina Nelson

    Solicitor (Wills, Trusts, Probate & Conveyancing)

    I started working for Browell Smith & Co Solicitors when I left University in Summer 2012.

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  • Rodger Wilkinson

    Rodger Wilkinson

    Solicitor (Residential and Commercial Conveyancing)

    After qualifying I worked as a Solicitor at Watson Burton from 1979 until 1997, whereby I moved to the Legal Services Commission.

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  • Stephen Browell

    Stephen Browell

    Solicitor, Head of Private Client

    At Watson Burton I was employed as a Legal Clerk from 1988 to 1995 when I left to begin employment with Browell Smith & Co.

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  • Toni Spencer

    Toni Spencer

    Solicitor (Conveyancing)

    I started working for Browell Smith & Co in June 2014 as a Solicitor within the Conveyancing Department.

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Our Associations

At Browell Smith & Co we work with a number of different organisations both locally and nationally to provide a full comprehensive service to our clients.
In addition we are proud of our heritage and sponsor a number of local establishments to promote the North East.

Enterprise Theatre Royal Tristar Medical Tristar Costs North East Chamber of Commerce

Go Mobile With Our Handy App

The Browell Smith & Co app is the perfect app to have on your phone in case you have been the victim of a personal injury.

  • Store your details
  • Store the accident details
  • Store the Witness details
  • Store 3rd party details
  • Take detailed images of the accident scene
  • Log the location using GPS feature
  • Send your accident to Browell Smith & Co
iOS App

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