Steph Leadbetter and Sam Cartwright Portrait


The Beswicks Legal team has been boosted by the addition of two new team members – Stephanie Leadbetter and Sam Cartwright.

Stephanie is an experienced private wealth solicitor who specialises in the preparation of wills and lasting powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning, Court of Protection applications, probate, estate administration and deeds of variation.

She joins one of the largest private wealth departments in the region which boasts a depth of knowledge and expertise and an outstanding reputation for delivering a 5-star service to clients.

Commenting on her appointment, Steph said: “I’m delighted to join such a progressive law firm and look forward to adding value to the private wealth team. My aim is to support clients in getting their affairs in order, and to assist them in a timely but sensitive manner, in what are often difficult circumstances.”

Sam Cartwright meanwhile has been appointed commercial property paralegal. Sam is a Keele University graduate who achieved a First Class Honours in Law. Sam works with commercial landlords and businesses, assisting them with the sale, purchase and lease of commercial properties.

He joins commercial property senior associate Laura Pyatt, commercial property solicitors Jake Vernon and Kate Hogg and paralegal Emma Barnes who make up Beswicks’ highly-rated commercial property team

Sam said: “I was attracted to Beswicks due to its modern approach and reputation for delivering excellent client service. I have learned so much already and am excited to continue to develop with the help of the team.”

Beswicks Legal Group Director of Operations Ryan Yates added: “Steph and Sam are two great additions to the Beswicks Legal team and we warmly welcome them onboard. Over the last 12 months, we have added a number of experienced solicitors to our team reinforcing our commitment to providing quality advice and exceptional service levels to our clients.”

To contact Steph, Sam or any member of the Beswicks Legal team, please phone 01782 205000, 0161 929 8494 or 0121 516 3025. Alternatively, please email