Tracey Geeves

Ashley Rowthorn Consultants Profiles, Legacy Administration

Tracey has over twenty years of experience in legacy administration for a national charity. She is a qualified Legal Executive who specialised in Probate and Succession law and has been nominated twice for the ILM Legacy Officer of the Year award.   As Senior Legacy Officer for the RSPB, Tracey has a proven record of understanding the legal rights of a …

Margaret Marshall

Margaret Marshall

Ashley Rowthorn Consultants Profiles, Legacy Administration

Margaret qualified as a solicitor in 1986 and moved to practice in High Wycombe where she became a partner in Reynolds Parry Jones. She specialised in private client and property work. She joined Oxfam as a senior legacy officer in 1997 and after several years returned to private practice initially with an Oxfordshire firm but soon returning to RPJ and …

Rachel Barratt

Ashley Rowthorn Consultants Profiles, Legacy Administration

Rachel joined Legacy Link in April 2013. After qualifying as a solicitor in 1998, Rachel was in private practice for several years specialising in wills and estate administration. Rachel subsequently worked as a Senior Legacy Administration Manager in the charity sector for almost 10 years. She currently works for Medecins sans Frontieres, Muscular Dystrophy Campaign and Livability.

Julie Bentley

Ashley Rowthorn Consultants Profiles, Legacy Administration

Julie started her legal career in 1981 in Australia, progressing from junior legal secretary through to Fellowship of the Institute of Legal Executives, while completing a law degree and Articles of Clerkship. This led to Julie attaining admission to practise in Australia in 2001, and subsequently in England and Wales in 2004. Before relocating back to the United Kingdom, Julie …

Philip Black

Ashley Rowthorn Consultants Profiles, Legacy Administration

Philip’s first introduction to probate was with Sewell Mullings Logie, solicitors of Cirencester, Gloucestershire, where he spent over seven years before joining Cancer Research Campaign (now Cancer Research UK) in 1992. During his time at CRC Philip was first responsible for Legacy Fundraising, conceiving and implementing their FreeWill Service, the world’s first charitably paid for Will-writing service which has to …

Paul Browne

Ashley Rowthorn Consultants Profiles, Legacy Administration

Paul Browne an experienced manager with a diverse background from retail finance to scientific research in senior technical and international development roles. He is a natural communicator at all levels from executive to volunteer, able to articulate highly technical subjects to people at all levels. Paul has specialised in business process and IT systems in the past, working on several …

Lesley Cockburn

Ashley Rowthorn Consultants Profiles, Legacy Administration

Lesley has over 13 years experience in charity legacy administration. She has been nominated twice as Legacy Officer of the Year and has the ILM Certificate in Charity Legacy Administration. As Legacy Programme Manager of The Brooke, Lesley was responsible for optimising legacy income of over £6 milliion with particular responsibility for the stewardship of over 3,000 legacy pledgers. She …

Freya Ellingham

Ashley Rowthorn Consultants Profiles, Legacy Administration

Freya Ellingham is a consultant for Legacy Link, supporting several charities with fully outsourced legacy administration, and in 2017 was winner of the ILM Legacy Professional of the Year Award. Freya started out as a Legal Secretary in 1986, working up to Senior Partner level, until her son was born in 2003. She gained experience within the Matrimonial and Family Departments, …

Maggie Ellis

Ashley Rowthorn Consultants Profiles, Legacy Administration

Maggie Ellis studied law at college, and worked for firms in Braintree and Halstead, eventually assisting the head of matrimonial and family law at Birkett Long. Maggie then became hooked on probate law and charity legacy administration at Sue Ryder Care. At Macmillan Cancer Support she worked on all levels of casework for four years, then gained experience as a …

Brad Greis

Ashley Rowthorn Consultants Profiles, Legacy Administration

Brad graduated as a BA LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS). After seven years in Australia, qualifying as a UK Paralegal with distinction, he moved to England in 2001, working with The Salvation Army, The Stroke Association and as a paralegal for law firm Baker & Mckenzie. From 2003 to 2013 Brad worked at Age UK in both …