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"Impossible to recommend any improvement"

Andrew Vernon joined the Firm as an Assistant Solicitor in the Wills, Probate & Lifetime Planning Department in 1989 and became a Partner in 2002. Andrew specialises in all aspects of wills and probate work with a particular bias towards inheritance tax planning. 

Below is a recent recommendation of Andrew's work received from one of our clients:

“Having obtained Probate at record speed, it is impossible to recommend any improvement. 

“In an ever more administrative and complicated world, I have been quite astonished at the speed with which our Probate Grant was obtained and equally pleased with the quality of the advice and guidance given by Andrew Vernon.” 


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"Wouldn't use another solicitor"

Craig became a Partner at FBC Manby Bowdler in 2008 and is Head of the Firm’s Disputed Probate Team. Craig specialises in all aspects of Commercial Dispute Resolution with emphasis on matters of a chancery nature and has extensive expert knowledge in matters involving disputed wills and probate.

Below is a recent recommendation of Craig's work provided by one of our clients

"A fantastic service with clear progress reports on a regular basis. We wouldn't use another solicitor for this type of work.”

"Craig Ridge was knowledgeable and always found out more before giving advice. Our questions were answered quickly even over the weekend!"

Mrs BC

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"Excellent in every way"

Margaret Rowe joined FBC Manby Bowdler as a Partner in the Wills, Probate & Lifetime Planning Department in 2011. Margaret advises on all aspects of wills and probate work and in elderly client matters.

Below is a recent recommendation of Margaret's work provided by one of our clients:

“Margaret Rowe dealt with my late mother's estate, she was excellent in every way. I would trust her to do anything for me and my family. Margaret recommended your property department to sell my late mother's apartment. Sara Thomas handled this and was brilliant.”

Mr L

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"Great throughout all"

Tom Devey joined FBC Manby Bowdler as a Partner in the Agricultural & Rural Services Department in 2012. He specialises in all issues relating to agricultural property and businesses including land sales, acquisitions and farming contracts.

Below is a recent recommendation of Tom's work provided by one of our clients:

"I was very happy with the service received from Tom Devey and the team at FBCMB, you were great throughout all. 

"Even though I do not use solicitors very often, I would use the firm again in the future."

Mr P

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"Made us understand and feel relaxed"

Will Jones has experience in a wide range of private client matters and assists clients in the preparation of wills, lasting powers of attorney and all aspects of the administration of estates.

Here are just some of the recommendations of  Will's work provided by our clients:

Mr O - “Very pleased as everything was handled in a very professional manner and within the expected time scales.”

Ms Y - “Will Jones visited my mother at her home, which made it so much easier for the family to deal with her needs.  Also he made us understand and feel relaxed about the matter.”

Anon - “Excellent service, great advice explained with clarity, not to mention offering helpful information in other areas, that I hadn't considered.”

Mr GH - “The solicitor dealing with our matter (Will Jones) was very clear in advising us the way and means in the real layman's language and also was quick to respond to our questions and issues all throughout the consultation to ease our minds.”

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"Could not have offered more support and understanding"

David Preece of FBC Manby Bowdler's Corporate Team could not have offered more support and understanding in the complicated process of buying multiple businesses. I received the peace of mind, step by step updates and complete support that helped the whole process complete smoothly and on time. FBC Manby Bowdler look after our entire legal business. 

The knowledge and support we receive across all departments is exemplary and gives us the space we need to concentrate on our core strategy. Knowing that we have industry leading professionals available when we need them gives us the confidence and peace of mind we need to grow our business, whether that includes acquisitions, possible litigation, commercial matters or human resourcing considerations. 

FBC Manby Bowdler have the experience and the approach which can fit any size of business. We look forward to continuing our partnership in the future.

Robin Breese-Davies - TED Group

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