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Cutting through often complex legal issues to get to the essence of a problem

Bridge Law Solicitors are based in Marple Bridge. We have experience of working with clients all over the world and therefore the advice we can provide is not constrained by our location. The work we undertake for clients is often cross-border, multi-jurisdictional and not straight forward. Many of our clients come from personal recommendations.

We like to solve our clients’ problems with their personal affairs and business disputes quickly and cost effectively. Our honest, straight forward and practical approach to the resolution of your disputes is what makes us stand out.

Claire Stewart, Director, Bridge Law Solicitors

Claire qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and has practised law ever since. She is also a qualified barrister (non-practising): The Inns of Court School of Law, London, 1997.

Claire has a practical and sensitive approach and offers a bespoke service to clients.

Claire is a member of the Property Litigation Association and also the American Bar Association.
Please download her CV here.

To arrange an appointment with Claire
please use the form on this page or
telephone: 0161 427 0084 / 0800 840 1183.

Sophie Murgatroyd, Solicitor

After 6 years working in large city centre firms Sophie joined our litigation team in August 2017. Sophie deals with all dispute resolution matters but particular enjoys business disputes, debt recovery, breach of contract and professional negligence matters.

Sophie also specialises in corporate law, in particular drafting contracts. As our resident media queen, Sophie works with celebrities drafting endorsement agreements.

In Sophie’s spare time she enjoys looking after her naughty puppy Kipper and riding her horses which led her to set up an Equine Law Department. As a keen rider herself, she appreciates that disputes often arise in the equine community.

To arrange an appointment with Sophie, please use the form on this page or telephone: 0161 427 0084

Zoe Bancroft, Paralegal

Zoe completed her Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP University in 2017. Zoe began her legal career at a large city centre firm before joining Bridge Law in June 2018 to build on her litigation experience before going back to University to complete her post graduate Legal Practice Course. It is Zoe’s dream to qualify as a solicitor here at Bridge Law.

In Zoe’s spare time, she is a keen runner and has completed many regional competitions. Not one to ‘put her feet up’ she also sings for a local band at various events.

To arrange an appointment with Zoe please use the form on this page or telephone: 0161 427 0084 / 0800 840 1183

Nona Greenwood, Office Manager

Nona entered the legal world sixteen years ago when she qualified as a legal secretary in a large Manchester firm.

Nona really enjoys the strong sense of community working in a local firm. She loves the personal, friendly environment a small firm attracts and she enjoys greeting clients when they call into the office. Nona’s days are so varied and no day is ever the same given the different areas of law the firm covers.

In Nona’s spare time, she loves Italian food, going to the gym (to work off the Italian food!), and reading. Having conquered her fear of flying she now has a newfound passion for travel.

To arrange an appointment with Nona please use the form on this page or telephone: 0161 427 0084 / 0800 840 1183.

Carol-Anne Baker, Consultant Family Solicitor

Carol-Anne qualified as a solicitor in 1991, specialising in Family Law throughout her career. She is an accredited member of The Law Society Advanced Family Law Panel and a member of Resolution, abiding by their Code of Practice.

Carol-Anne provides a caring, friendly but professional service to her clients. She understands that family law issues are often emotionally charged and challenging and is dedicated to helping minimise clients’ stress by achieving the best outcome for them as efficiently as possible.

To arrange an appointment with Carol-Anne please use the form on this page or telephone: 0161 427 0084 / 0800 840 1183.

Emile Yusupoff, Paralegal

Emile was called to the bar in 2017 after graduating from the University of Edinburgh in 2015 and completing the Graduate Diploma in Law in 2016. He intends to build a practice in chancery and commercial law and is enjoying assisting Claire and Sophie with a range of cases in these areas.

To arrange an appointment with Emile please use the form on this page or telephone: 0161 427 0084 / 0800 840 1183.

Our values

We are committed to providing excellent client service which is practical, plain speaking and designed to help you in the best way possible.

Every case is different and we use our experience and knowledge to tailor, often innovatively, the right solution for you.

Our services

We deal with a wide of services. Often alternative dispute resolution is appropriate and we regularly represent clients at mediation.

Contact us today to discuss your case with an experienced solicitor.

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