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Partners and Associates

Meet our team...

Roger Edward Newton Gough

Practising in residential and commercial conveyancing, Wills and Probate. Roger went to Kings School in Macclesfield. He joined Wains straight from university in 1974, going on to open the new Congleton office in 1978 and still continues to represent clients in both towns.




Kevin Worthington

Kevin qualified as a solicitor in Manchester in 2000 and joined Wains in 2008. He is a member of the Law Society Children Panel, which means he is a specialist in representing parents and children in court disputes involving social services. Having been a former member of the Law Society Family Law Panel he is equally at ease in dealing with divorce, separation and financial matters as well as domestic violence injunctions in the courts.


Nicola Grainger

Nicola became a Partner at Wains Solicitors in 2019.
Nicola qualified in 2003 and joined Wains in August 2014. She advises on estate planning, wills, administration of estates, Lasting Powers of Attorney and the creation, administration and termination of trusts. Nicola is a student member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and is working towards full qualification. She also has experience in dealing with estates involving agricultural, farming and business property.


Kathryn Girling

Kathryn joined the firm in Summer 2018. She is a Chartered Legal Executive, qualifying in 2002, and has over 17 years legal experience mainly in all aspects of residential property.


Kate Hancock

Kate Hancock

Kate qualified as a solicitor in 2005 in London. Originally practicing commercial litigation, she now enjoys assisting clients with all types of Property work. Whilst day to day she deals mainly with residential work, she has experience dealing with transfers of equity, farms and agricultural property, leases, and land acquired by adverse possession.


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