Debra Hepplestall

Director & Solicitor

Telephone: 01253 756175

My areas of Expertise

  • Commercial Property

  • Commercial Leases
  • Residential Property
  • Auction Sales

More about Debra

Debra is head of the Property department. She qualified as a solicitor in 1997 and 9 years later became a director of Easthams Solicitors Limited. Debra specialises in commercial and residential property transactions. Her clients benefit from her years of experience and knowledge, and a friendly, efficient and professional service. Debra enjoys the reward of helping her clients achieve their goals, whether that’s buying their first house or completing a new commercial venture.

Away from work Debra enjoys the theatre, restaurants and simply spending time with her family, especially their cockapoo.

What our clients say about Debra

“Perfect. Brilliant service. Can’t fault a thing, thank you”

“Once again a fantastic service”

“100% satisfied. Exceptional service, with prompt replies to any queries we had. Very efficient.”

“Couldn’t fault the service, the best solicitor we have engaged”

Philip Baker

Licensed Conveyancer & Probate Practitioner

Telephone: 01253 756233

My areas of Expertise

  • Wills

  • Probate

  • Lasting Powers of Attorney

  • Residential Property

More about Philip

Philip qualified as a Licensed Conveyancer in 1999. He later expanded his areas of expertise to qualify as a Licensed Probate Practitioner. Philip has been with Easthams since 2007. He enjoys meeting his clients face to face and taking the time to understand their needs, whether that is to help them navigate through the conveyancing process, to create a bespoke will, or to prepare their Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Away from Easthams Philip is usually found walking his dog, reading, listening to music, or perfecting his ballroom dancing skills.

What our clients say about Philip

“Thank you for making the purchase of my first property so smooth and stress free. Your proactive and thorough management as well as your diligent care and manner really did exceed all expectations. Thank you so much”

“Fantastic service as ever. I recommend Philip to all my friends and family”

“I recommend Philip to all my friends and family. He is approachable, professional and an extremely proficient conveyancer”

Jenny McPhee


Telephone: 01253 756208

My areas of Expertise

  • Sales

  • Purchases

  • New Build Houses

  • Help to Buy Scheme

  • Shared Ownerships

More about Jenny

Jenny joined Easthams in November 2018. She qualified as a solicitor in 2016 but has 6 years’ experience working in other Fylde coast law firms. Jenny specialises in residential conveyancing, including remortgages and transfers of equity as well as sales and purchases. She is experienced with new build purchases, shared ownership and Help to Buy schemes. She says the best part of her role is seeing her clients happy in their new home and says it is especially rewarding dealing with first time buyers getting onto the property ladder for the first time.

Outside work Jenny enjoys spending time with her two children and family. Her son is an academy player at Burnley FC, so she is now a Clarets fan.

What our clients say about Jenny

“Really pleased with an excellent service. Easthams were recommended by another first time buyer and I would definitely recommend you to other people. A very thorough, clear and wonderful service. Many Thanks”

“Jenny pulled out all the stops to sell my house as quickly as possible. Amazing”

Adele Woodhouse

Conveyancing Assistant

Telephone: 01253 756210

My areas of Expertise

  • Customer Care

More about Adele

In 1996 Adele took a temporary 6 month role with us just “to earn a bit of money”. 22 years later Adele has developed into a key member of our conveyancing team. Adele provides invaluable support, particularly to Jenny and Philip, and she says the best part of her role is helping our clients through what can be the stress of moving home.

Outside work Adele enjoys nights out with friends and her Zumba classes.

What our clients say about Adele

“Professional, knowledgeable and friendly. Our long distance transaction was not a problem. Fantastic value for money. Efficient!”

“Adele was a great help, She made our first home buying experience a dream! Thank you.”

“Thank you for all your support. You were amazing”

“Adele and the staff on reception when I came into the office were excellent”

“Adele was always my first port of call. Amazing, so helpful, friendly and efficient.”

Amanda Gallagher

Conveyancing Assistant

Telephone: 01253 756231

My areas of Expertise

  • Customer Care

More about Amanda

Amanda joined Easthams in 2016 as Debra’s assistant, but she provides support to the whole of the conveyancing team. Amanda has a wealth of experience having worked in local law firms for the past 20 years. Amanda enjoys talking to our clients and helping to guide them through the conveyancing process.

What our clients say about Amanda

“Excellent service from Amanda, friendly and helpful.”

“Thank you for all of the support. You were all amazing.”

“Debra and Amanda, thank you for all your help during a very stressful time.”