Meet the team

Whatever your requirements, our friendly team here at PD Law are here to help and we are dedicated to serving you in the best way possible.

Phillip Doyle

Phillip Doyle - Managing Director/Solicitor

Has over 30 years legal experience working in various Law Firms in Liverpool City Centre. In 2011, he set up the PD Law practice in Widnes, his home town, to enable him to offer a more personal and bespoke service to his clients.

Interesting Fact

A keen golfer with a handicap of 8 and he is an Everton FC supporter.

Julie Doyle

Julie Doyle - Director/Practice Manager

Has over 30 years’ experience in accounts and office management through her employment in both public and private organisations within the legal field.

Interesting Fact

Enjoys swimming, travelling and horse racing, having a share in a racehorse with her family.

Rhauri Mundy

Rhauri Mundy - Associate Solicitor

Has 25 years’ experience of dealing with all aspects personal injury litigation and in the last 15 years he has specialized in catastrophic injury and large loss claims. In addition, he has diversified into Wills, Probate and Lasting Powers of Attorney, an area he feels passionate about.

Interesting Fact

Enjoys swimming, cycling and running and spending time with his young family.

Christine Fisher

Christine Fisher - Head of Conveyancing/Assistant Solicitor

Christine has over 25 year’s legal experience and has specialised in Conveyancing for over 16 years. Having gained a vast amount of experience in this area, she has joined PD Law as the Head of Conveyancing to enable the firm to offer a full range of services including residential purchases, sales and re-mortgages, transfer of equity, right to buy and help to buy.

Interesting Fact

Christine enjoys walking, cooking and socialising.

Jennifer Jackson

Jennifer Jackson - Assistant Solicitor

Having obtained her Degree in English Literature from Sheffield University, Jennifer decided to leave the world of fiction behind and converted her studies to the Law. Having successfully graduated in Law, she went on to complete her Legal Practising Certificate before taking up employment in a large Solicitors firm and qualified as a Solicitor in 2015. Jennifer has gained over 6 years’ legal experience in both personal injury and residential conveyancing.

Interesting Fact

Has a passion for live music and enjoys attending lots of music gigs and concerts.

Ray Melia

Ray Melia - Chartered Legal Executive

Ray is a Chartered Legal Executive and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and has over 20 years legal experience specialising in Residential and Commercial Property Law. He has lectured in Property Law and Conveyancing Practice at the Law Academy in Liverpool. He is a great addition to the conveyancing department bringing a vast amount of knowledge and expertise.

Interesting Fact

Ray has been a lifelong cyclist and is an active member of the Liverpool Mercury (Dolan) Cycling Club. When he is not out on the open road he enjoys poetry and reading.

Jordan Shard

Jordan Shard - Trainee Solicitor

Having obtained a Law Degree from Lancaster University, Jordan went on to complete his Legal Practising Certificate at Manchester University. He took up his first legal role with PD Law and is currently undertaking a training contract to qualify as a Solicitor.

Interesting Fact

Enjoys the gym and is a long standing Widnes Vikings Rugby League season ticket holder.

Lacey Kelly

Lacey Kelly - Trainee Solicitor

Having graduated with a Law Degree from Liverpool John Moores, Lacey started her legal career with Law firms in Liverpool City Centre whilst obtaining her LLM Legal Practice Certificate. With over 6 years legal experience she is now undertaking a training contract to qualify as a Solicitor.

Interesting Fact

Lacey enjoys socialising with her friends, attending music festivals and looking after her Shar Pei dog named Frank.

Jennifer Baker

Jennifer Baker - Conveyancing Executive

Jennifer has over 14 years’ experience of working within the legal firms specialising in conveyancing and private client work. Her experience and skills make her a great addition to the team.

Interesting Fact

Jennifer enjoys kick-boxing, drawing and spending time with her young family

Julia Bratherton

Julia Bratherton - Legal Assistant

With over 20 years’ experience of working in Law Firms she has been specialising in Wills, Probate and Lasting Powers of Attorney for the last 8 years. She is an advocate for people suffering from all forms of Dementia through her role as a Dementia Friends Champion

Interesting Fact

Enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.

Samantha Whitfield

Samantha Whitfield - Legal Assistant

Samantha has over 34 years’ experience providing secretarial support in both private client and conveyancing departments within various Law Firms. She has joined the team at PD Law bringing her wealth of experience.

Interesting Fact

Enjoys cooking and regularly goes power walking and jogging.

Helena Sturdy

Helena Sturdy - Legal Assistant

Helena came to PD Law in 2017 on a work placement as part of her law degree course at Chester University. She was subsequently offered a summer/holiday job which she accommodated within her final year of studies. Having successfully completed her law degree she took up a permanent role within the conveyancing department and intends to pursue her LPC part-time.

Interesting Fact

Helena enjoys socialising with friends, going to the gym and taking her Lhasa Apso dog Bella for long walks

Lucy Ellis

Lucy Ellis - Litigation Executive

Having obtained her Law Degree at Liverpool Hope University, Lucy embarked on her legal career with a Liverpool City Centre Law firm. Having gained some practical experience in Personal Injury she has joined PD Law to expand her knowledge and experience before undertaking her LPC part-time later in 2018.

Interesting Fact

Lucy has a love for food and travelling which she shares with her fiancé as well as spending time with her young nephew.

James Langley

James Langley - Litigation Executive

James graduated with Law degree from Liverpool John Moores University before undertaking his Legal Practice Certificate at Manchester Metropolitan University. During his studies he undertook work as an advisor with the Citizens Advice Bureau which provided him with lots of experience and skills which he brings to his first full time legal role at PD Law.

Interesting Fact

Enjoys cycling, reading and attending music concerts.

Jacob Doyle

Jacob Doyle - Litigation Executive

Since 2013, Jacob has worked at PD Law on an ad-hoc basis whilst studying for his A'level and Degree qualifications. Since graduating from Sheffield University in 2018, he has taken up a full-time role within the firm.

Interesting Fact

Jacob enjoys playing golf, socialising with friends and attending music concerts.

Alison Quinn

Alison Quinn - Accounts Manager

Alison has held numerous financial accounting roles throughout her career whilst completing her studies to obtain her AAT Accounting qualifications. Her Accounts Manager role at PD Law is her first legal accounting role but her excellent financial accounting experience and skills will be a great asset for the continuing the development of the firm.

Interesting Fact

Alison enjoys country walks, music and socialising and to relax Alison likes to read a good book.

Morgan McKay

Morgan McKay - Administrator

Having joined PD Law straight from school, within her first year at the firm she successfully obtained her Business and Administration qualification. She is now undertaking her legal studies to develop her knowledge and obtain legal qualifications.

Interesting Fact

Enjoys socialising with friends, going to the cinema and eating out as well as caring for her Staffordshire Dog called Bella.

Lorna Starkey

Lorna Starkey - Administrator

Lorna is qualified in Business Management and has gained over 7 years administration and accounts experience working in the commercial sector. Lorna has joined PD Law to provide administrative support across the firm.

Interesting Fact

Lorna enjoys spending time with her young son, baking cheesecakes and Captaining the Chester Boughton Hall Ladies cricket team.

Jake Burns

Jake Burns - Part-time Accounts Assistant

Jake works part-time at PD Law as he is currently under contract with Widnes Vikings U19’s Academy. He is gaining experience in accounts and finance and provides admin support across the firm.

Interesting Fact

When not training and playing Rugby, Jake likes socialising with friends.