Our people

Mr Jack S Cookson

Mr Jack S Cookson - Senior Partner has been with the Firm for over 30 years. He deals with both Residential and Commercial conveyancing Probate and Trust work and the preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney. He was until recently also Clerk to the Commissioners of Income Tax for Haywards Heath District and, until it merged with the Yorkshire Building Society, a non executive Director of Haywards Heath Building Society. He is currently Clerk to the Trustees of the James Bradford Almshouses.

Mr Anthony G McGowan

Mr Anthony G McGowan - Partner has been with the Firm since 2004. He deals with Residential and Commercial Conveyancing and Probate and Trust Work. He also acts in the preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney.

Christian Cookson BA MA PgDl (Law)

Christian Cookson BA MA PgDip (Law) - Partner has been with the Firm since 2006. Christian specialises in Estate Planning, Will Preparation, Powers of Attorney, Trust Administration, Probate and the Administration of Estates. Christian also deals with all aspects of Freehold and Leasehold Property Conveyancing and related transactions.

Pat Major F.Inst. L. Ex

Pat Major F.Inst. L. Ex - is a Chartered Legal Executive with over 30 years experience in Residential Conveyancing. She has an extensive knowledge of freehold And leasehold property law.

Donata Hayward BA PgDip (law)

Donata Hayward BA PgDip (law) - Donata specialises in Estate Planning, Will Preparation, Powers of Attorney, Trust Administration, Probate and the Administration of Estates.

David Barker

David Barker - was formerly Manager of Lloyds TSB Bank Haywards Heath and is very well known in the locality. Since joining Waugh & Co he has specialised in Probate Wills and the administration of Estates and Trusts. He also deals extensively in the management of elderly Clients affairs and Enduring Powers of Attorney.

Lucy Woods Chartered Associate of the Institute of the Legal Executives. Lucy is a valuable member of our Wills, Trusts and Probate department. She has experience in relation to all aspects of Wills preparation and the Administration of Estates and Inheritance Tax.

Jeff Bliss

Jeff Bliss - is a Legal Cashier with responsibility for all aspects of the Firm's accounting and archiving systems. Prior to joining the Firm he was with National Westminster Bank PLC.

Ed Griffin

Ed Griffin - is also a Legal Cashier with ancillary responsibilities as Practice Manager. Prior to joining the Firm she was formerly with Lloyds TSB Bank Plc.

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