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Our People

Meet our helpful, knowledgable team


Alexandra Hirst

  • Solicitor

Alexandra joined JBGass on the 2nd January 2014, the same day she was formally admitted onto the Solicitors Roll. Prior to her Training Contract, Alexandra gained Residential Conveyancing experience at both small & large firms. Due to the recession, and its effect on the property market, Alexandra trained at a local Personal Injury firm.

Outside of work, Alexandra enjoys weekly 5k park runs, yoga classes, travelling and skiing.


Ellie Barrow

  • Office Manager

Ellie joined JBGass in November 2012, initially dealing with account requirements and working with our accountants on a weekly basis. She was promoted to office manager in 2019 and assists the Private Client department day to day.

Outside of work, Ellie enjoys playing tennis and has a passion for cooking & travelling.


Emma Coulson

  • Licensed Conveyancer & Director

Emma joined JBGass in June 2009 and was promoted in Director in December 2010.

Emma specialises in Residential Conveyancing. Emma deals with all new build work within the office, and has experience in complex purchases schemes such as Home to Buy, Shared Equity, and Shared Ownership purchases.

Outside of work, Emma enjoys spending time with her young family & travelling.


Haseeb Malik

  • Solicitor

Haseeb joined JBGass in June 2016 after completing his Law degree with a First Class Honours. He started working within the Residential Conveyancing department whilst studying towards his LPC. In August 2019 he achieved his ultimate aspiration and became a professionally qualified Solicitor at JBGass.

Prior to joining us, Haseeb gained experience in Personal Injury and Immigration practice yet his outright aim has been to practise Residential and Commercial Conveyancing.

Outside of work, Haseeb enjoys watching football and boxing, travelling, socialising with friends and spending quality time with family.


Luke Hewitt

  • Solicitor & Director

Luke joined JBGass in 2010 before completing his GDL, LPC & formal training contract. He became a company Director in October 2019.

Luke has experience across the property spectrum but specialises in commercial property. He acts for developers in residential & commercial land acquisitions which includes the resulting disposals including plot sales. He also acts for Landlords & Tenants in regards to commercial Leases, as well as associated company work.

Outside of work, Luke enjoys eating burgers, drinking milkshakes, playing football, wearing his parka and listening to anything involving a Gallagher. He is also a disenfranchised Manchester United supporter.


Mary Barrow

  • Director

Mary joined JBGass in 1984 and became cashier in 2000.

Mary acts as front of house & is usually the friendly face greeting clients at the office. She also assists Sean & Ellie in their roles.

Outside of work, Mary enjoys watching Manchester City, gardening and cooking.


Natalie Rogerson

  • Solicitor & Director

Natalie joined JBGass in April 2016 from another high street practice in Altrincham. After a successful 3 years with us, she became a Director in October 2019.

Natalie has gained extensive experience across two areas of law having practised a mixed caseload since qualifying. Natalie is proficient across the residential property spectrum & also has extensive experience within Wills & Probate, which allows Natalie to deal with linked property work.

Outside of work Natalie enjoys socialising with friends & spending time with family.


Nicola Lloyd

  • Senior Associate Solicitor

Nicola joined JBGass in January 2017. Previously, Nicola worked at a high street firm in Altrincham where she spent the last 10 years dealing with all aspects of private client work.

Nicola has completed all of the modules required to become a qualified member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners and merely awaits formal notification of acceptance to the Society.

Outside of work, Nicola enjoys playing netball, playing in 2 social netball leagues and spending quality time with her young family. She has also recently taken up running and has so far ran a couple of 10km events.


Ravinder Kaur

  • Solicitor

Ravinder joined JBGass in March 2013. After undertaking her Training Contract with the firm, she became a qualified Solicitor in January 2018.

Following her law degree, Ravinder has gained extensive experience of affordable housing within her previous role as a Home Ownership Advisor.

Ravinder is now putting her experience to use within our new build department in dealing with Help to Buy, shared equity & shared ownership schemes.

Outside of work Ravinder enjoys going to the gym, cooking, socialising with friends & spending time with family.


Rick Barrow

  • Marketing Director

Rick joined JBGass in October 2007 and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He became a Director in April 2015.

Rick deals with all Marketing and Business Development for the firm. He also deals with monitoring and improving the delivery of our legal services through client and other stakeholder feedback, as well as his own non-legal business experience.

Outside of work, Rick enjoys keeping fit, playing cricket, and drinking gin.


Sean Barrow

  • Solicitor & Director

Sean joined JBGass in July 1979 under then principal, Peter Gass. After 2 years, Sean was promoted to a partner at the firm, and after Peter Gass retired in 1987, Sean then became principal.

Sean has considerable Conveyancing & Private Client expertise as this is the only area he has ever practiced. He now solely deals with Residential Conveyancing.

Outside of work, Sean is a season ticket holder at Manchester City and enjoys gardening and visiting his native Ireland.


Sebastian Wahlstrom

  • Associate Solicitor

Sebastian joined JBGass in January 2014. After undertaking his Training Contract with the firm, he became a qualified Solicitor in December 2017 and was later promoted to Associate Solicitor in May 2019.

Having moved from his native Sweden in 2009, Sebastian completed his LLB and LPC at the University of Hertfordshire where he developed a great interest for Private Client work.

Outside of work, he enjoys listening to old school music, watching MMA events such as the UFC and going to the gym. He is also a loyal Spurs fan who enjoys his Swedish meatballs!

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