Mugshot of Dennis Malcolm Brewer solicitor in Hull East Yorkshire

Dennis Malcolm Brewer

SENIOR SOLICITOR / MANAGING DIRECTOR

Dennis Brewer qualified in 1978 and started work in the Midlands and moved with his family to East Yorkshire becoming a partner with Max Gold and in 1998 becoming a Director in Harland Turnbull & Roberts and now a Director in Brewer Wallace. Dennis specialises in all types of property matters and specialises in Company acquisitions and mergers. He lives in Hedon and manages the firm’s head office at Shackles Chambers, 7 Land of Green Ginger. He also attends weekly at the firm’s Hornsea office and sees clients at Bridlington or in their own homes by appointment. Dennis is a “Cruse” certificated bereavement counsellor and has in his private time been vice chair of Burstwick C.P.School, Chairman of Hedon Rangers F.C, Director of Bridlington Town F.C, Trustee of Pickering and Ferens Housing Association and Financial Committee member of St Mary and St Joseph R.C.C.Hedon.

Tel: 01482 221130

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Robert Grant Wallace

SENIOR SOLICITOR / DIRECTOR

Bob Wallace was born and grew up in Bridlington and started working for Guy Shackles at his family firm “Shackles & Co” based in Hull’s Land of Green Ginger and a small branch office in Hornsea. After working as a clerk and study at Hull University he qualified in 1992. He lives in Hornsea and became a Director in Harland Turnbull & Roberts in 1998 and now a Director in Brewer Wallace. Bob manages the firm’s Hornsea Office and visits Bridlington on a weekly basis to see clients at the firm part time branch office at 22 Quay Road or in clients’ own homes (he also sails weekends from Bridlington Harbour). He specialises in Wills, Probate, Estate Management and Administration with emphasis on Inheritance Tax and Care Home Fees planning. Bob is a “Cruse” certificated bereavement counsellor.

Tel: 01964 537856

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Kevin Ross Ogle

SENIOR SOLICITOR/NOTARY PUBLIC*/ DIRECTOR (LL.B. Hons)

Kevin joined Harland Turnbull & Roberts Hull office as a trainee solicitor and after qualifying in 2009 concentrated on case management based general domestic Conveyancing.  A “Geordie Boy” and keen Newcastle United fan, Kevin is married to Samantha and lives in Hull. He is a Director of Brewer Wallace and was charged with obtaining the firm’s CQS (Law Society Conveyancing Quality kitemark) accreditation which was obtained within just six months of the firm starting. He is also a qualified Notary Public, and is currently studying for a Masters Degree in Sports Law and Practice.

Tel: 01482 228808

* Kevin’s work as a Notary Public is regulated through the Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Graham Ward Nettleton

SENIOR SOLICITOR/CONSULTANT/NOTARY PUBLIC*

Graham Joined Brewer Wallace as a consultant in November 2014 and is based in the Hull office specialising in wills, trusts, tax, powers of attorney, estate administration and Care Home Planning. Graham is also a Notary Public and this work involves the preparation of documents for use overseas on a worldwide basis. Graham’s first qualification was in music and before becoming a solicitor he was for many years Head of Music in a Senior High school in Hull. Graham plays the double bass in various local orchestras.

Tel: 01482 221130

* Graham’s work as a Notary Public is regulated through the Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Liz Cook

CHARTERED LEGAL EXECUTIVE

Liz qualified as a Legal Executive in 2003 and has years of experience in many areas of Law but mainly wills/probate/LPA/Deputy applications. Liz joined Brewer Wallace in 2015. Liz has a long standing relationship with Age UK and holds an initial free legal advice drop in at Age UK between 11am and 1pm on a Tuesday.

Tel: 01482 221130

Sean Gordon

SENIOR SOLICITOR / COMPLIANCE MANAGER (LL.B. Hons)

Sean joined Brewer Wallace in July 2019, as Compliance and Risk Manager.  Having studied law at the University of Hull, he qualified as a Solicitor in 2000, and has since then worked both in high street practices, and some of the larger litigation firms in the Humber area, originally dealing mainly with personal injury claims of various types, complexity and value.  Since 2012 he has specialised in Compliance and Risk Management, and was the SRA’s approved Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP) in his previous role, for which he was nominated for Compliance Office of the Year  at the Modern Law Awards in 2014.  Sean’s appointment is part of Brewer Wallace’s continuing commitment to ensure that client care and the very highest of professional standards and values remain at the very core of all that it does.

Tel: 01482 228808

Deborah Taylor

CHARTERED LEGAL EXECUTIVE (FCILEx)

Office : Hornsea

Tel: 01964 537856

Debbie is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, and has worked at our Hornsea office since 2015, under the supervision of our Director, Bob Wallace.   Having spent a total of 32 years in the legal profession, she now specialises in wills, probate, Court of Protection applications, lasting powers of attorney, and landlord and tenant issues.  She enjoys all aspects of her work, but takes particular pride in knowing that she helps people who are having extreme health problems to sort out their affairs, and put their minds at rest.

About Deborah

Ainsley Sykes

TRAINEE LEGAL EXECUTIVE (LL.B.(Hons), ACILEx)

Office : 2 Parliament Street, Hull

Tel: 01482 228808

After obtaining his Law Degree from the University of Lincoln, Ainsley has spent six years working in the legal profession, three of which have been as a conveyancer for Brewer Wallace, under the supervision of our Director, Keving Ogle.  Ainsley’s area of speciality is dealing with the purchase of new build homes, in respect of which he has acted for many clients.  When he is not studying to complete his qualification as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, he is a keen Manchester United fan, and tries to get to matches at least a couple of times each season.

About Ainsley

Jemma Tonkiss

CONVEYANCER

Office : 7 Land of Green Ginger, Hull

Tel: 01482 221130

Jemma has been with Brewer Wallace since 2016, working as a conveyancer under the supervision of our Managing Director, Dennis Brewer.  She previously spent around 2 years working for another firm of Solicitors in Hull.  Jemma has been very much involved in the setting up and running of our online conveyancing quotation system, which has proved an enormous success with many of our clients.   She still gets a great deal of pleasure from being able to notify clients when their purchase has been completed, and that they can go and collect the keys to their new home.

About Jemma

Claire Sims

CONVEYANCER

Office : Hornsea

Tel: 01964 537856

Claire has been with Brewer Wallace since the very start in 2012,  and brings with her the experience and knowledge that comes with having worked for law firms since the late 1980s, all of which means that she is able to see conveyancing work through from initial instruction, right the way to the end of transaction.  She enjoys being part of the team and community at our Hornsea office, where she works under the supervision of our Director, Bob Wallace.  In her spare time she  enjoys watching motorcycle racing with her family.

About Claire

Chantelle Pearce

CONVEYANCER (LL.B(Hons))

Office : 2 Parliament Street, Hull

Tel: 01482 228808

Chantelle is a graduate of the Law School at the University of Hull, where she obtained her Law degree before embarking on a career in the legal profession in 2016(initially dealing with criminal law before moving to conveyancing in 2018).   Based at our office at 2 Parliament Street in Hull (where she works under the supervision of our Director, Kevin Ogle), she joined Brewer Wallace in January 2019, and runs her own caseload of residential conveyancing work.  In her spare time she is studying for additional qualifications which will allow her to qualify as a Solicitor.

About Chantelle

Paul Smith

COMMERCIAL ASSISTANT

Office : 7 Land of Green Ginger, Hull

Tel: 01482 221130

Paul works as a Commercial Assistant to our Managing Director, Dennis Brewer, assisting him with work such as mergers and acquisitions, business sales, business agreements, commercial property matters, and some residential conveyancing , all of which he has experience of from over 10 years working with solicitors’ practices in the Hull area.

About Paul

Nikki Fox

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Office : Hornsea

Tel: 01964 537856

Nikki has over 15 years experience in the legal profession, and joined Brewer Wallace in 2017 to work under the supervision of  Director, Bob Wallace, at our Hornsea office.   Her proudest moments at work are when she receives thanks from clients for the service which she has helped to provide.  In her spare time she enjoys Rugby League and football, and supports both Hull FC and Hull City.

About Nikki

Amanda Bottomley

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Office : 7 Land of Green Ginger, Hull

Tel: 01482 221130

Amanda honed the attention to detail which is so crucial for her legal work through her study of science at university, and her work as a scientist for 12 years before she joined Brewer Wallace in 2016.  She now undertakes post-completion conveyancing work (under the supervision of our Director, Kevin Ogle) as well as Wills and Probate work (under the supervision of our Senior lawyers, Graham Nettleton (Senior Solicitor) and Liz Cook (Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives)).  When not studying for her Chartered Institute of Legal Executives qualifications, she enjoys following the various snooker tournaments.

About Amanda

Leonie Spicer

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Office : 7 Land of Green Ginger, Hull

Tel: 01482 221130

Joining Brewer Wallace straight from school, Leonie has gone on to work directly for our Managing Director, Dennis Brewer, assisting him with general conveyancing administration work.  She is also one of the friendly voices who you may hear if you telephone our Shackles Chambers office.

About Leonie

Chris Payne

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Office : 7 Land of Green Ginger, Hull

Tel: 01482 221130

Chris first started work as a Legal Secretary in the mid 1970s, and joined Brewer Wallace in 2015.  She currently provides support as a Legal Assistant to our Graham Nettleton and Liz Cook, as well as some admin support to our Directors.  The main thing which she enjoys about her job is the interaction which she has with our clients.

About Chris

Kadie Pickering

CONVEYANCER

Office : 2 Parliament Street, Hull

Tel: 01482 228808

Kadie has worked as a Conveyancer for Brewer Wallace since the start of 2017, undertaking her own caseload of conveyancing work under the direct supervision of our Director, Kevin Ogle.   Like all of our residential conveyancers, Kadie greatly enjoys helping to complete house purchases and getting clients into their new homes.

About Kadie

Olivia Hutchinson

CONVEYANCER

Office : 2 Parliament Street, Hull

Tel: 01482 228808

Olivia started work in the legal profession in around 2014, and has been with Brewer Wallace since the start of 2018.  She deals with residential conveyancing at our 2 Parliament Street Office, under the supervision of our Director, Kevin Ogle, and is another one of our dedicated staff who is studying for her qualifications with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.  She always enjoys being able to tell clients that they can collect the keys to their new home when their purchase has been completed.

About Olivia

Maddison McGeahy

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Office : 2 Parliament Street, Hull

Tel: 01482 228808

Maddison has been with Brewer Wallace since July 2018, where she works as an assistant to the conveyancing team at our 2 Parliament Street Office in Hull, under the supervision of our Director, Kevin Ogle.  She most enjoys helping the team with completions, and informing clients that their sale and/or purchase has been completed.

About Maddy

Kamila Bukowska

LEGAL ASSISTANT (LL.B (Hons.))

Office : 2 Parliament Street, Hull

Tel: 01482 228808

Kamila joined Brewer Wallace in 2019, after completing her Law Degree.  She works as a Legal Assistant, mostly to Ainsley Sykes, under the supervision of our Director, Kevin Ogle, at our 2 Parliament Street office in Hull.

About Kamila

Laura Guy

LEGAL CASHIER/ LEGAL ASSISTANT

Office : 7 Land of Green Ginger, Hull

Tel: 01482 221130

Laura has been with Brewer Wallace since February 2018, and has already completed her AAT Level 2 in Accounts since then, and moved on to begin to study for her Certificate in Law and Practice from the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.  She is supervised in her Legal Cashier Work by our Head Legal Cashier, David Stowel, and in all other work by our Managing Director, Dennis Brewer.  She enjoys working with her colleagues at Brewer Wallace, and the opportunity which she has been given to take her studies further with a view to developing her career.

About Laura

Emma Binning

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Office : Hornsea

Tel: 01964 537856

Emma assists with residential conveyancing, probate, wills, landlord and tenant, and other matters at our Hornsea Office, under the direct supervision of Deborah Taylor (Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives).

About Emma

David Stowell

HEAD LEGAL CASHIER

Office : 7 Land of Green Ginger, Hull

Tel: 01482 221130

David has worked in the legal profession since around 2010, and joined Brewer Wallace when it first started in 2012, as Head Legal Cashier.  David’s work has been key in helping Brewer Wallace to obtain places on the panels of key mortgage lenders, and he plays a crucial role in assisting our Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (Kevin Ogle) with his regulatory duties.  When not studying for his degree in accountancy, he supports Hull City.

About David

Emma Smith

RECEPTIONIST

Office : 7 Land of Green Ginger, Hull

Tel: 01482 221130

Emma is one of the main receptionists at our Shackles Chambers office in Hull, where she also undertakes work for our Managing Director, Dennis Brewer, assisting mostly in the areas of residential and commercial conveyancing.

About Emma

Sinyin Wong

RECEPTIONIST

Office : 2 Parliament Street, Hull

Tel: 01482 228808

Sinyin is the main receptionist at our 2 Parliament Street Office in Hull, and has worked for Brewer Wallace since January 2018.  She also undertakes some admin assistance for our Director, Kevin Ogle, and the other conveyancing staff located in the same office.

About Sinyin

Diane Swash

RECEPTIONIST

Office : 7 Land of Green Ginger, Hull

Tel: 01482 221130

Diane is one of the main receptionists at our Shackles Chambers office in Hull, where she also assists our Managing Director, Dennis Brewer, with residential and commercial conveyancing matters, as well as probate, wills and trusts work.   In addition, she provides support to the other Directors and Senior Solicitors in the business, all of which she says she finds very rewarding.  She has been with Brewer Wallace since 2017.

About Diane

Alex Moore

Administration Assistant

Office : 7 Land of Green Ginger, Hull

Tel: 01482 221130

Alex has been with Brewer Wallace since 2018, and is currently studying for his Business Administration exams.  He provides admin support to the staff at our Shackles Chambers office in Hull, and greatly enjoys being able to speak to clients.  He is a keen supporter of Manchester United.

About Alex

Nihro Mawlood

Completions Clerk (LL.B(Hons))

Office : 2 Parliament Street, Hull

Tel: 01482 228808

After receiving his Law Degree from the University of Hull, Nihro spent a few months gaining additional legal experience as an intern at another local law firm, before joining Brewer Wallace in October 2019 as a Completions Clerk in the conveyancing department.  He  ran his own restaurant business whilst at University, before deciding that the Law was his first love.  A football fan in his spare time, Nihro supports both Arsenal and Barcelona.

About Nihro

James Sherwin

Commerical Assistant  (LL.B(Hons))

Office : 7 Land of Green Ginger, Hull

Tel: 01482 221130

James joined Brewer Wallace in October 2019, after graduating from Newcastle University with a First Class Honours Degree in Law.  He works (along with Paul Smith) as a Commercial Assistant to our Managing Director, Dennis Brewer.  During his legal education, he gained invaluable experience working with a number of law firms (both in the Hull area and in London), as well as assisting in local Courts.  He also worked in a local wine bar outside of term times.  His sporting interests include basketball, rugby league, and (in his younger years) kickboxing.

About James