The Old Post Office, Market Place, Thirsk, YO7 1TF
Tel: 01845 522891
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136 High Street, Northallerton, DL7 8PQ
Tel: 01609 761444
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Calder Meynell Solicitors LLP is a trading name of Newtons Solicitor Ltd | Company No. OC363017 | Registered in England | Authorised and Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority No. 559951 (Northallerton) No. 567821 (Thirsk).

About Us

kerri-calderKerri Calder

Kerri became a partner in Calder Meynell in 2011 and is a qualified solicitor. Kerri is based at the Thirsk office and handles both Private client and commercial cases. Kerri has worked on some complex commercial matters as well as dealing with small business sales and acquisitions. More recently Kerri has specialised in Private client work and deals with Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputy Appointments, Administration of Estates, Probate and contested Probate. Kerri is known for her extremely professional approach and combines the ability to think logically with a sensitive manner.

When out of work Kerri has little time for herself as she is kept very busy looking after her teenage children. When she does have spare time she enjoys going to the theatre, live music and reading.


howard-meynellHoward Meynell

Howard became a partner in Calder Meynell in 2011, has over 27 years’ experience in conveyancing and is based at the Thirsk office. Howard became a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in 2002 and is now a practicing Chartered Legal Executive. Howard is well known for his cheerful personality and manages to combine being friendly and caring with the ability to be robust when necessary.

In his spare time Howard enjoys walking, socialising, playing golf and watching sport.


jackie-smithJackie Smith

Jackie joined Calder Meynell in 2013 as a Family Lawyer and works out of both Thirsk and Northallerton offices . Jackie has an LLB (Hons), LPC and has specialised in family cases. She has extensive experience dealing with a wide variety of cases including divorces, complex financial cases and children matters. Keeping matters amicable and costs down for clients is always at the forefront of Jackie’s mind. Jackie is also probably best known for her ability to empathise with her clients, combining a caring approach with the ability to keep her client’s focused at a very difficult time.

Jackie enjoys socialising, days out at the races, going to the gym, watching football and the occasional glass of red wine.


jill-woodrowJill Woodrow

Jill joined Calder Meynell in 2011 as a Legal Secretary/Receptionist and is based at the Thirsk office. Jill has a strong secretarial background of which the last 8 years have been spent within a solicitors office. Jill thoroughly enjoys her duties and takes pride in being the first point of contact for clients. Jill can often be found checking to ensure tasks have been followed through from start to completion.

Jill has previously enjoyed spending time travelling abroad but more recently enjoys spending time closer to home by having days out shopping and indulgent lunches with her mother.


sheila-hunterSheila Hunter

Sheila joined Calder Meynell in 2011 as a Legal Secretary/Receptionist and is based at the Northallerton office. Sheila has specialised as a conveyancing secretary and has a wealth of knowledge in most aspects of conveyancing. Sheila also worked in an Estate Agent’s office and Building Society so fully understands the process from all sides.

In her spare time Sheila enjoys shopping, reading and sewing, in that order.


abigail-exelbyAbigail Exelby

In June 2013 Abi achieved ‘A’ levels in English Language, Psychology, Biology and an AS level in French. Abi joined Calder Meynell in June 2013 as an apprentice and has gone on to achieve an NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration. Abi has decided to pursue a career in law and in September is due to commence an honours degree in law through Northumbria University. Abi will continue to work full time at Calder Meynell.

Abi enjoys attending concerts and holidays ranging from camping weekends in the UK to holidays abroad.



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