"I am perfectly satisfied with the way the case was handled. My solicitor was very efficient, easy to communicate with and was very clear on what the outcome would or could be and who worked well."
"Thank you so much. We needed your help and support in such a vulnerable time in our lives."
"I cannot fault my experience with Emery Johnson Astills. Throughout this difficult time I was made to feel secure, supported and validated - money can’t actually buy these things."
To Kirsty Gasson/Jessica Huczmann: "A huge thank you for attending the English Martyrs Careers Event today – the pupils certainly kept everybody busy! Your time and support in imparting your knowledge is very much appreciated."
To Jo Donald: "Just wanted to say a massive thank you. You have helped to change mine and the boy’s lives."
To Jo Donald: "Thank you for all of your assistance, sound advice and excellent judgment. If I did need to use a Solicitor in the future, I would be more than happy to use you and also recommend you to anybody that needed family advice."
To Emma Mitchell: "I was very pleased with the outcome of my case and I know for sure that the success was mainly due to Emma’s in-depth knowledge and fantastic customer service. Definitely a 5* experience. I would have no hesitation in using Emery Johnson Astills again and would strongly recommend to my friends and family."
To Emma Mitchell: "I just wanted to convey my heartfelt thanks for all your efforts over the last nearly 4 years. I am truly thankful."
To Emma Mitchell: "I would like to thank you for all the support you have given me during my divorce. You and your team helped me through the darkest time for my children and I."
To Emma Mitchell: "Continue with the excellent service you currently provide. Emma Mitchell is brilliant!"
To Sharon Percival: "Great service, friendly and approachable."
To Emma Mitchell: "Excellent service."
To Emma Mitchell: "Thank you so much for all your help and support. Emma was fantastic and someone I would definitely recommend. You made a difficult time easier and manageable."
To Sharon Percival: "I was personally recommended to Sharon Percival and impressed from day one – thank you."
To Emma Mitchell: "My divorce has been the most distressing experience of my life but Emma Mitchell’s efficient expertise, commitment and understanding helped me enormously through the process. I am forever grateful!"
To Emma Mitchell: "You guys are great!! You were all brilliant."
To Sharon Percival: "The service was very good and I am happy with your service. Many Thanks."
To Emma Mitchell: "Service provided was empathetic, sensitive, honest and realistic."
To Emma Mitchell: "Emma gave me an excellent introduction to the service and kept me well informed."
To Sharon Percival + Jo Donald: "An excellent and professional service provided by Sharon and Joanne. Both had a friendly approach to their work and were very good at all times in reassuring my daughter. Many Thanks."
To Emma Mitchell: "Thoughtful, proactive, responsive and friendly.”
To Emma Mitchell: “Emma provided an outstanding service, personal but professional. I am so very grateful. Thank you.”
To Jo Donald: "Thanks for all your help and advice over the last month. The divorce and financial settlement have been managed by you in a really stress-free and supportive manner, and I really could not have expected more from you. Thank you."
To Emma Mitchell: "I wanted to say a huge thank you for your work and support on my divorce. From the very beginning I liked the fact that you made me focus on facts and not emotions, yet you showed empathy which I appreciated. I honestly can not thank you enough for your advice, council and patience. I also liked your kick ass emails to my ex-husband’s solicitor too, which entertained me. It’s been a journey but we did it! Thank you."
To Sharon Percival: "My solicitor was kind and understanding, knew what she was doing and did it very well. I would 100% recommend Sharon and use her services again if required."
To Kirsty Gasson: "I’m just texting to say thank you for all your help with everything, I am so grateful for what you have done for me. I’m so happy it has gone the way we have wanted it to go. Thank you."
To Gemma Curtis: “Thank you so much for today. You did the best job you could. I really do feel you represent me and my emotions well.”
To Gemma Curtis: "I would like to say thank you to you Gemma for all your help and honesty while working on my case. I appreciate all the help and advice you have given me since your involvement, and would use you again if needed in the future."
To Gemma Curtis: "Gemma, thanks for today, you’re an absolute star for being there for me. I’ll never forget what you’ve done for me. From the bottom of my heart thank you for everything."
To Gemma Curtis: "Thanks for court yesterday, you are amazing at your job and I am glad your're my Solicitor."
To Mandeep Rai: "We were very happy with the level of service and would recommend you to all our family and friends."
To Trisha Parmar: "Trisha managed all the conveyancing on my parent’s house in 2017, she was extremely efficient and made the whole process as painless as it could possibly be! Thank you."
To Jane Hinds: “Whilst selling our old house and purchasing land on which to do a self build, Jane gave us good advice and ensured that all the documentation was in order, she was always a pleasure to deal with and nothing was too much trouble.”
To Trisha Parmar: "Professional & Personable. Excellent advice and super-efficient. Flexible approach - arranged meetings at times and places convenient so that my work day was little affected."
To Steve Swanton: "Service was excellent and highly professional."
To Steve Swanton: "Excellent service throughout our house sale and buy – Wills. Would always recommend the group – Steve is always welcoming and friendly. Nothing is too much trouble. Geraldine (Steve’s PA) excellent too. Always use Steve for all issues."
To Steve Swanton: "Steve Swanton has always provided (together with his PA) the utmost in terms of a professional and personal service over many years."
To Trisha Parmar: "Thank you so much for your hard work in making our dreams come true in becoming homeowners and making it a smooth process. We are very grateful and would highly recommend you."
To Trisha Parmar: "We would like to pay a huge thank you for all your help and making the purchase of our new home smooth and simple. We are both grateful for everything you and your team have done. P.S Enjoy the chocolate."
To Trisha Parmar: "I just wanted to send a big thank you to you and Rachel for all your help and advice through this house sale. I can’t thank you both enough. I will definitely recommend your company to anyone moving house."
To Trisha Parmar: "Many Thanks to both Trisha and yourself. I would have no hesitation in either recommending or using your services myself again in the future."
To Trisha Parmar: "We found the service provided to be friendly, professional and responsive to our requirements."
To Mandeep Rai/Debbie Hancock: "People are the first to complain when things go wrong, but never acknowledge and recognise great service in the same way. You both have been exceptional in handling my conveyance flawlessly, and have ensured there was no stress transferred to me throughout the entire process."
To Trisha Parmar: "Trisha was great from start to finish. I cannot thank her enough. Nothing to improve as far as I am concerned. Keep up the good work!"
To Steve Swanton: "What we wanted done was completed very professionally and satisfactorily, and put our minds at rest!"
To Trisha Parmar: "Very good excellent all round!x"
To Mandeep Rai: "Professional services delivered."
To Steve Swanton: "The service we received by all concerned was excellent."
To Mandeep Rai: "I’ve had the good fortune to instruct Mandeep on a number of residential property transactions over the last few years. It has always been a pleasure and I have unfailingly found her and her wider team at Emery Johnson Astills to be communicative, straight forward and quick to provide timely and sensible advice. I have used other property solicitors over the years but Mandeep and her team easily provide a superior service. It’s very reassuring to use a solicitor who you’re confident is picking up and advising you on all the relevant points, but helping you to take a commercial view when needed. Thank you again to Mandeep and Emery Johnson Astills."
To Trisha Parmar/Julia Calow/Vishal Dhain: "Through an exciting but very stressful time, I would like to thank you all for the help and support you have given me throughout the whole process of buying my new home. Trisha, your professionalism, expertise and advice has been outstanding. I can’t thank you all enough!"
To Steve Swanton/Geraldine Wakling: Thank you for your speedy and efficient response, and thank your assistant for her courtesy and helpfulness.
To Steve Swanton/Geraldine Wakling: “Many Thanks once again to both you and Geraldine for the help you have given.”
To Mandeep Rai: "Thank you for all your help and support through this transition. Keep up the great work!"
To Mandeep Rai/Debbie Hancock: "On behalf of my family, I would like to thank you both for the support and guidance in purchasing our new home."
To Mandeep Rai/Debbie Hancock: “Thank you so much for your assistance with our purchase. We were once again impressed with the level of your service and will definitely continue to use your services for our future purchases. We will also be recommending you to friends and family.”
To Debbie Hancock: "Debbie (Mandeep's Assistant) was excellent and very helpful when I called whilst Mandeep was on holiday."
To Trisha Parmar/Vishal Dhain:
“Vishal was great at keeping me grounded and not making any promises he couldn't’ commit too. He was my first contact with the service, was friendly, responsive and very helpful".
"Trisha was superb in every way. She has a wonderful manner that makes you start to think you must be her only client. She is attentive, reassuring, assertive and has a great way of showing she is in control and will do all she can to help you. She is always kind on the phone and I sensed she really cares about doing a great job every time. I must also not neglect the lady that answers the phone. She is so lovely and helpful – thank you. I found my house sale and purchase a great experience and I would highly recommend Trisha’s services to friends and family, thank you.”
To Trisha Parmar: "We would like to thank you and your team for all your help and support during the purchase of our dream home. You simplified the process so it was easy and transparent to us. Your guidance was valued and most of all your promptness in the paperwork and the nitty gritty stuff. Your assertiveness was greatly appreciated with the vendor’s team as they were an utter-mess of a company but you got us through it. Thank you once again and best wishes."
To Trisha Parmar: “Great efficient, professional but friendly service from Trisha. I would highly recommend!!”
To Trisha Parmar: “Thanks for all your help in my sale and purchase. You managed my account/s most efficiently, I will certainly be in touch in the future should I need help with any other area of personal business. Best wishes to you and your team.”
To Trisha Parmar/Vishal Dhain: “I just wanted to say a big thank you to you and Vishal for all your efforts to help my aunt and uncle. Both you and Vishal were very helpful right from the very first phone call and handled all our queries swiftly and professionally. Considering that buying and moving houses can sometimes be a stressful period, I appreciate how light and stress free you made the whole process for both my aunt and uncle. You also made them feel at ease even when you met them in the office, so I am very grateful for that.”
To Trisha Parmar/Vishal Dhain/Julia Calow: “Thank you so very much for your hard work and team effort in helping me with my move. What a magnificent team you are!”
To Mandeep Rai: “I would like to say I received an exceptional service from Mandeep. I will certainly be recommending her and your company to friends and family.”
To Trisha Parmar: "Firstly I wanted to say thanks, to you and your team, for your help with everything. I always hear nightmare stories about solicitors that aren't proactive and I couldn't have been happier with how you guys handled everything."
To Mandeep Rai: "A big thank you for all you have done with regards to the purchase. As you know the timing was difficult for me with Mum being in hospital and I very much appreciated your patience and understanding through the process. We are very happy with how things have turned out. Thanks again and here's wishing you all the very best for 2019."
To Trisha Parmar: "Excellent service overall."
To Trisha Parmar/Vishal Dhain: "Many thanks to you and the team for handling the sale with patience and good humour."
To Trisha: "Thank you for your expert advice with regard to my recent house purchase. It was not an easy journey but with your help I got there in the end. With great appreciation."
Wills and Probate
To Jane Hinds: "Thank you Jane for being so helpful to my parents at a time of some distress to the family. You were so calm and approachable with them and explained matters to them carefully and sensitively which provided us all with such reassurance."
To Jessica Huczmann: "Everything was done in a very friendly and professional manner at a difficult time for the family."
To Steve Swanton: "Steve and Geraldine are a great team, they are one in a million. xxx"
To Jessica Huczmann: "I would like to convey my thanks and appreciation to Jessica Huczmann for providing an excellent service to my mother, and would highly recommend her to others."
To Jane Hinds/Veronica Camp/Anne Berry & Jessica Huczmann: “Many thanks for all your help and kindness towards our family.”
To Jane Hinds: “Thank you so much Jane you have been wonderful, making a difficult situation easier to cope with. Also, a big thank you for your continued concern. I have been lucky to have found you. With love and best wishes.”
To Jane Hinds: “Thank you for all your help and support during difficult times.”
To Steve Swanton: "Thank you once again for all of your help throughout the last two years. This was obviously an awful time for me and your experience and guidance helped me through the paperwork and legal stuff seamlessly, saving me a lot of potential stress and lessening the painful process. You were also very kind and patient along the way."
To Jane Hinds/Veronica Camp: "A personal note to thank you, and also, your Secretary, Veronica, in the preparation and execution of my Will. I can now enjoy my holiday in Norfolk and perambulations this Summer with peace of mind!"
To Jessica Huczmann: “Now that everything is finalised, I would like to congratulate yourself and the Company for your professionalism. My phone calls and e-mails were always answered promptly and everyone has always been helpful and friendly, which was very important to me. Mainly, my gratitude goes to you Jessica. It’s been a pleasure to work alongside you. You are very efficient at your job and I wish you all the best for your future.”
To Jane Hinds: “I want to send my sincere thanks for all your excellent work completing my Will and then obtaining the Powers of Attorney for me. Thank you for all your advice and thoughtful consideration and for all the work entailed. Please give my sincere thanks also to your staff for their part in this. I am very grateful, and it is so good to know that, when needed, these matters will be dealt with so well. I would also like to thank you and all in your office for their kind help and consideration when I have been in to see you. I feel that I shall have you as a friend for advice and help in future. I was sad to lose the Astill family and after them, Rosemary, but I feel perfectly at ease with you and know that such important issues are in such good hands. My sincere thanks and very best wishes.”
To Steve Swanton: "Just want to say thank you for your consistent support throughout this process and helping me liaise with my father - it's much appreciated. All the best for the future,"
To Jane Hinds: "I wanted to thank you for the efficient and helpful way in which you have attended to the finalisation of the Estate of my late husband. It has been very reassuring to have you so available and responsive to all the queries that have arisen. Thank you!"
To Jane Hinds: "Thank you very much for your persistence and thoroughness in dealing with the complexities of my late aunt's estate. What had initially looked very straightforward turned out to be far from it and i am very grateful that you were able to negotiate with the charities to a satisfactory result."
To Jane Hinds: "I thank you for your perseverance and the very professional way you handled my Aunt's will. I always felt you put her best interests first."
To Jane Hinds: "It has been a long haul but now that the administration of the estate has at last been concluded, we would like to thank you and your team for all your hard work, advice and support during all the various stages involved in administering the estate.
To Jane Hinds: "Thank you very much for all of your assistance during the past year and for being so patient with me."
To Jessica Huczmann: "Truely excellent service by Jessica, who explained things sensitively and clearly."
To Olivia Peck/Isabel Wilson: "I am sorry that I have not had the chance to attend the last two hearings nor have I had the chance to personally thank you, Isabel, Ali, and Grainne for the hard work and effort you have put in to return my son back to his university course."
To Michelle Harding: "Couldn’t pick fault. Very helpful, couldn’t have done it without you."
To The Firm: "Been with firm for years. Fairness, honesty, good service. If asked about legal reps, I always give them Johnson Astills address/phone number. I know people have used these services and were happy."
To Isabel Wilson: "Very clear information, caring and knowledgeable."
To Isabel Wilson: "Solicitors were excellent and gave outstanding service."
To Kirsty Gasson: “Thank you very much for your help. You are a star!”
To Isabel Wilson & Olivia Peck: “Thank you so much for your help and support.”
To Rachel Diorio: “Rachel was amazing, what she did changed my life completely. I can never thank her enough for her support. I am so grateful to everyone. They made me feel like they could really help me in my situation, they got the best result possible. It was life changing the advice that was provided.”
To Michelle Harding: “Please could you pass on my huge thanks to Michelle for her support with the drink driving case. We all appreciated her experience, honesty and guidance during our initial meeting and yesterday at Court her expertise was invaluable. It was a difficult day for us all and having Michelle there made it a lot less stressful. I was very impressed with Michelle’s mitigation and argumentation which I am sure resulted in not getting the maximum driving ban possible. In the nicest possible way, I hope we don’t need to meet again. But rest assured if ever we, or any of our peers need legal support, we know where to come. Huge thanks again.”
To Helen Johnson: “Thank you so much for being the steady hand on the tiller throughout. You’ve been fantastic!”
To Rebecca Barrowcliffe: “I take this opportunity to thank you once again for your great support to me and my wife during a very traumatic time, and also your more recent kindness. I was entirely satisfied with the service provided by Emery Johnson Astills. I would like to make special mention of Rebecca Barrowcliffe, who was not only highly competent, well informed and the provider of excellent advice and information, she was also sensitive, very approachable, understanding and client focused.”
To Isabel Wilson & Rebecca Barrowcliffe: "I'd like to let you know how blessed I feel to have met you both and how completely impressed I am with everything you both did for me.
From the off Rebecca showed confidence and professionalism, filling me with confidence in her ability to represent me and my interests. I felt Rebecca went out of her way to do everything she could to keep me informed and communicated everything required.
Isabel, you are an absolute star, a real presence, with a bright intelligence in your demeanour and a balanced focus between a human and professional approach. Your representation of my case impressed me greatly. I felt you empathised and I felt completely confident in your ability to fight for the best possible outcome.
It was most definitely a trying time for myself and my family, your advice helped greatly."
To Rachel Diorio & Rebecca Barrowcliffe: "Thank you very much for saving my licence!!! Rachel was truly very professional. I’ll always call on you for my legal matters in the future and highly recommend you to all I know. Thank you."
To Rebecca Barrowcliffe: "Thank you so much for all your help with my case and my time at the police station. It is greatly appreciated. You were very professional, but kind and caring too. You were thorough and I felt you had 100% focus on me even at 2.00am! Thank you so much again."