Movers and Shakers – 16th April

Movers and Shakers – 16th April

Here at Today’s Wills and Probate, we wanted to share with you the good news we’ve had within in the industry of professionals joining firms and those who have moved up the promotional ladder.

This week we’ve seen the following announcements with regards to appointments and promotions……

Harrogate-based inheritance specialist Tower Street Finance has appointed John Sanderson

John has more than a decade working in the legal sector with roles at Novitas Loans, Keystone Legal Benefits Ltd and Landmark Estate Agency Services, and joins the team as business development manager. After training as a solicitor John also held the role of commercial manager at

Commenting on his appointment John says:

“It was a no brainer for me when I was approached to join the business. Tower Street Finance is agile, innovative and backed by a team with an exceptional track record.“The product range is designed to solve some of the trickiest problems people and solicitors face while managing an estate when someone passes away – whether that’s by providing the finances to pay inheritance tax or enabling beneficiaries access part of their inheritance early.“I’m excited to be part of the Tower Street Finance team and to speak to all my contacts in the legal sector about the benefits available to them and their clients.”

John Sanderson
John Sanderson


European law firm Fieldfisher is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Gee as a dispute resolution partner in the firm’s Manchester office

Chris Gee joins the firm from Knights, where he was a partner specialising in professional negligence claims and contentious probate matters.

Chris has a strong track record of advising on business disputes arising from professional negligence claims against accountants, surveyors and solicitors and is ranked as a leading individual by Legal 500 for commercial litigation in the North West. He also has extensive experience of restrictive covenants and business protection issues.

Commenting on his appointment Chris Gee said:

“I am delighted to be joining Fieldfisher, which has established a heavyweight presence in the North West legal market and across Europe.

“The firm’s disputes team is known for the calibre of its lawyers and the quality of work it undertakes so I am tremendously excited to become a part of it.”

Toni Ryder-McMullin

Toni is the Media Officer for Today’s Conveyancer, Today’s Wills & Probate and Today's Family Lawyer.

I worked for a law firm for 16 years, during my time at the firm I worked as a company commercial legal secretary for 7 years but changed careers and moved into marketing for the remaining 9 years – where I covered all aspects of marketing.

While in the marketing role, I achieved a CIM Professional Certificate in Marketing and CAM Diploma in Digital Marketing.