About Us

Addies Solicitors

Legal experts across the Fylde Coast & North West

The firm consists of dedicated and experienced solicitors, who can help you understand complex legal processes and assist you in exercising your personal rights. We are SRA regulated, ensuring very high standards of customer care.

Your very own team of legal experts.

With practices in Fleetwood and Poulton-le-Fylde, Addies Solicitors has a team of very experienced solicitors specialising in different areas of the law. Whether it’s residential conveyancing, clinical negligence or another area of law, we will be able to help. With the location of our practices, we are easily accessible from across the Fylde Coast and North West. If you need legal advice and representation; just get in touch.

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Addies Solicitors

Meet Our Team

At Addies Solicitors, our heads of department are all experts in their respective fields. Please use the email address listed next to our teams profile to contact them directly.

Senior Director

John Jorgenson

John heads the family and litigation departments within the practice. He has over 30 years of experience and is a member of the Law Society, the Family Law Panel and Resolution.

John is assisted by Beth Laverton who can be contacted at bl@addies.co.uk


Diane Rostron

Diane joined Addies Solicitors in June 2015 to deal with clinical negligence. Diane is well-known all over the North West and indeed countrywide for her expertise in this very specialist area.

Head of Property

Lori McPhee

Lori McPhee is Head of our Residential Conveyancing Department and qualified as a solicitor in 1994. She has built up a strong reputation and following over the years for her hands- on approach to Conveyancing. Dealing with all aspects of Residential conveyancing, Lori has over a decade of experience, leading a Conveyancing Team and joined Addies in June 2020.

Lori is assisted by Janet Poynton who can be contacted at jp@addies.co.uk

Conveyancing Executive

Paula Thomas

Paula joined Addies in October 2020 as Conveyancing Executive. Paula has 15 years experience in dealing with all aspects of residential conveyancing including sales, purchases, new builds, leasehold and shared ownership.

Paula is assisted by Julie Whitworth who can be contacted at jw@addies.co.uk and Carrie Beardsworth who can be contacted at cb@addies.co.uk

Conveyancing Fee Earner

Chelsey Ford

Chelsey joined Addies in January 2023 as Conveyancing Fee Earner. She has over 8 years experience in dealing with all aspects of residential conveyancing including sales, purchases, new builds, leasehold and shared ownership.

Head of Wills & Probate

Rebecca Alexander-Brown

Rebecca joined Addies in 2023 and has recently been appointed Head of the Wills and Probate Department. Rebecca qualified as a solicitor in 2018 and became a full STEP member in 2022.

Rebecca specialises in the preparation of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, probate and estate administration.

Rebecca is assisted by Alison Priestly who can be contacted at ap@addies.co.uk

Practice Manager

Courtney Skitterall

Courtney is a qualified, experienced legal executive and joined Addies Solicitors in 2017 working in the Family Department. However, in 2022 she took on the role of Practice Manager.

Head Cashier

Mary Jones

Mary has worked at Addies Solicitors for nearly 40 years and has an extensive knowledge of the firm. She was previously the Practice Manager but has now handed this role over to Courtney and is now Head Cashier.

Mary is assisted by Lynn Horrocks who can be contacted at lh@addies.co.uk

Office Manager

Jennifer Hall

Jennifer joined Addies in 2021. As Office Manager she is responsible for overseeing reception among her other numerous duties to ensure the office runs as smoothly as possible.