Welcome To Our Clitheroe staff :)

Earlier this year, we announced the acquisition of Steele & Son with Bagot Heyes, with offices based in based in Clitheroe and Barnoldswick, furthering our recent growth into the Ribble Valley and Pendle.

We’re delighted to introduce to you, the very hard-working team behind all things Steele & Son with Bagot Heyes – Say hello to our lovely Clitheroe staff![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”juicy_pink” border_width=”5″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”495052902″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Keith Bagot

Keith is a Consultant Solicitor & Formerly Managing Partner of Steele & Son, Keith was born and brought up in the Ribble Valley.  He has worked in Clitheroe for over 35 years establishing and running his own practice before joining Steele & Son in 2008.  Keith has a wide ranging practice in non-contentious matters particularly Wills, Probate and Trusts, as well as Residential and Commercial Conveyancing. Keith is married with three grown up sons. Away from the pressures of the office he enjoys walking and is a past Chairman of Clitheroe Round Table.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”juicy_pink” border_width=”5″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”495052866″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]John Taylor

John is a Consultant Solicitor who brings vast experience in conveyancing and all property matters both residential and commercial. Previously Senior Partner at Steele & Son, for whom he has bee been a solicitor for more than 50 years,  John is married and has two daughters and two grandchildren. He has many local interests including the outdoors, Rotary, the 41 Club and motoring. He is also a great supporter of local charities.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”juicy_pink” border_width=”5″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”495052906″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Ilona- Jade Morgan

Born and raised in Clitheroe, Ilona enjoyed work experience with the firm before graduating from Lancaster University with a 2.1 Ll.B (Hons).

Ilona was offered a full-time position with the firm before completing her LPC and Masters at the University of Law in Manchester in 2018 and qualifying as a solicitor in January 2019.Ilona specialises in Wills and Probate. She also has excellent experience in Residential Conveyancing, Lasting Powers of Attorneys and Trusts.

Outside of the office Ilona enjoys spending time with her family.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”juicy_pink” border_width=”5″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”495055271″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Lydia Brown

Lydia is a legal secretary. She has achieved her legal secretary diploma, and deals with conveyancing & private client work.

In her spare time, she enjoys going on walks with her friends & boyfriend, spending time with her two cats & reading books on her Kindle.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”juicy_pink” border_width=”5″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”495055269″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Kaitlyn Whitaker.

Kaitlyn is a trainee legal secretary – In her spare time she enjoys walks with her fiancé as well as meals out and days full of activities on the weekends.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”juicy_pink” border_width=”5″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”495055278″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Charlotte Ann McGlynn

Charlotte is an Admin Assistant whose role includes assisting our solicitors in a wide range of their day to day work. She may also be seen covering reception between 12 and 1pm.

In her spare time she enjoys going on long walks and spending time with family & friends, as well as shopping and going for long drives![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”juicy_pink” border_width=”5″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”495056616″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Michele Carver.

Michele is a legal secretary who deals with conveyancing/private client work.

In her spare time, Michele enjoys spending time with her teenage daughter, skiing & socialising with friends![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”juicy_pink” border_width=”5″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”495055216″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Katherine Cowgill

Katherine has worked at Steele & Son with Bagot Heyes since 1974, with just a few years away experiencing roles elsewhere, such as working in SEN schools and as a unit catering manager for Lancashire County Council.

As a receptionist, Katherine’s duties include; taking messages from clients, taking calls, greeting clients as well as recording closed files.

Outside of work. Katherine enjoys seeing her four older children and her six grandchildren, as well as visiting historic buildings and walking in her local area.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”juicy_pink” border_width=”5″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”495050924″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Hannah Pilkington

Hannah has recently moved to Clitheroe from Watson Ramsbottom’s Accrington office.

Hannah joined Watson Ramsbottom in July 2017 as a Conveyancing Assistant having completed her Law degree (BA Hons) in 2017 from the University of Law in Leeds.

She progressed to Conveyancing Executive, working in our Property Team whilst continuing to study, completing her Legal Practice Course and combined Master’s Degree and taking up a training contract. Hannah qualified as a Solicitor in February 2022.

Hannah deals with all aspects of both new build purchases and the related sales with knowledge of re-mortgages, residential transactions and freehold purchases.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”juicy_pink” border_width=”5″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”495056623″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Emma Parkinson

Emma is a Conveyancing Assistant who has also recently moved to Clitheroe from Watson Ramsbottom’s Accrington Office.

Emma assists Hannah Pilkington with all aspects of both new build purchases and the related sales. She deals with all administrative duties from start to finish with all transactions.

Emma is extremely helpful and prides herself on providing excellent customer care to clients.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”juicy_pink” border_width=”5″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The other members of our staff in Clitheroe are;

Maria Hargreaves – Legal Secretary

Suzanne Bagot – Admin Assistant

Clare Sandham – Admin Assistant


Louise Forsyth will also be joining our Clitheroe team in the near future.

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