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Meet the Team2018-02-09T11:27:15+00:00

Meet the Team

Peter Bates
Peter BatesManaging Partner

Peter is the founding Managing Director of Bannister Bates Property Lawyers. Prior to this he was the Managing Partner of Bannister Bates Solicitors for 20 years, having first qualified as a Solicitor at a leading city firm in Manchester. Throughout his career Peter has specialised in complex commercial transactions and the development of a large residential estate department of new build sites and plot disposal for large national and international construction companies. He also has an in depth knowledge and expertise in hotel and leisure park sales/purchases and agricultural transactions.

Experience:

  • Sale/purchases of land for residential development/commercial estates and plot disposals
  • Sale & purchase of hotel and caravan leisure parks
  • Sale & purchase of agricultural land
  • Sale and purchase of commercial property
  • Commercial Option Agreements
  • Property related planning issues
  • Easements and restrictive Covenants
Louise Bates
Louise BatesDirector

Louise originates from the Midlands and qualified as a Solicitor at a leading firm in Manchester specialising in civil litigation, dispute resolution and employment law. Shortly after marrying Peter she joined Bannister Bates solicitors and soon became a partner. For the last 12 years Louise has specialised in the development and expansion of the residential new build plot sale and purchase department, successfully expanding this department and enhancing its reputation. On the creation of the new company Louise joined Peter as a fellow director and continues to oversee the new build development department.

Experience:

  • Residential sales & purchases both freehold & Leasehold with particular specialism in new build plot disposal and leasehold drafting
  • *Mortgages & re-mortgages
  • Equity Release Schemes
  • Shared Equity Schemes
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement
  • Land Registration & voluntary first registration
  • Help to Buy Schemes
  • Easements & Restrictive Covenants
Lyn Glading
Lyn GladingConveyancer

Lyn was born in the Preston area but has lived locally for many years and in fact has worked with Bannister Bates for over 20 years. She specialises in residential conveyancing and commercial leases as well as the sale & purchase of businesses

Experience:

  • Residential sales & purchases both freehold & Leasehold with particular specialism in new build plot disposal and leasehold drafting
  • *Mortgages & re-mortgages
  • Equity Release Schemes
  • Shared Equity Schemes
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement
  • Land Registration & voluntary first registration
  • Help to Buy Schemes
  • Easements & Restrictive Covenants
  • Drafting & advising on commercial Leases
  • Sale & purchase of businesses
Sarah Ribbons
Sarah RibbonsConveyancer

Sarah was born in Liverpool but has resided in the Morecambe Bay area for over 20 years. She has extensive experience in residential conveyancing having worked for local firms in the area for many years. She joined Bannister Bates in 2004 and over the years has built up an in depth knowledge of the local area and our clients. She has a strong track record of excellence and carefully guiding clients through their transactions smoothly and efficiently

Experience:

  • Residential sales & purchases both freehold & Leasehold with
  • *Mortgages & re-mortgages
  • Equity Release Schemes
  • Shared Equity Schemes
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement
  • Land Registration & voluntary first registration
  • Help to Buy Schemes
  • Easements & Restrictive Covenants
Christine Kay
Christine KayConveyancer

Christine was born in the local area and joined Bannister Bates in 2003. She is a valued member of the team and works closely with Sarah to provide and excellent service to clients, ensuring that the close one to one client contract is maintained at all times

Experience:

  • Residential sales & purchases both freehold & Leasehold with
  • *Mortgages & re-mortgages
  • Equity Release Schemes
  • Shared Equity Schemes
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement
  • Land Registration & voluntary first registration
  • Help to Buy Schemes
  • Easements & Restrictive Covenants
Susan Hardman
Susan HardmanConveyancer

Susan was born in the area and has worked with Bannister Bates firstly as a paralegal in the Estate Development Department for many years and then qualified as a conveyancer in 2009 Susan now heads her team in the new build plot sales department and works alongside Emma to deliver an efficient and smooth service to commercial /estate development clients

Experience:

  • Residential sales & purchases both freehold & Leasehold with particular specialism in new build plot disposal and leasehold drafting
  • *Mortgages & re-mortgages
  • Equity Release Schemes
  • Shared Equity Schemes
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancies
  • Land Registration & voluntary first registration
  • Help to Buy Schemes
  • Easements & Restrictive Covenants
Emma Carmon
Emma Carmon

Emma grew up in the Morecambe Bay area and studied law at Lancaster University. Emma joined Bannister Bates as a paralegal in the residential property department in 2014. Emma qualified as a conveyancer in 2016. Recently she transferred to the estate/plot disposal department and works as part of the team with Susan Hardman.

Experience:

  • Residential sales & purchases both freehold & Leasehold with particular specialism in new build plot disposal and leasehold drafting
  • *Mortgages & re-mortgages
  • Equity Release Schemes
  • Shared Equity Schemes
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement
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