Mary Butler

Mary-ButlerMary is the Senior Partner at Bell & Buxton. Mary specialises in handling the cases involving financial abuse of the elderly.

Mary was awarded the Yorkshire Lawyer Awards 2006 Private Client Award in recognition of her skills, expertise and success in the area of Private Client work, and won the same award again in 2009. She is a registered member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Mary is frequently consulted by TV and Radio producers and has appeared on Radio Sheffield, BBC Look North. Her expertise was recognised by an appearance on ITV’s “Tonight”, she also compiled the guidance notes for this programme’s website. She has recently recorded the commentary for a series commissioned for Sky TV.

News & Events

Ridley & Hall shortlisted for leading legal awards on a national stage and here in Yorkshire

Ridley & Hall Shortlisted for Three Prestigious Awards  The firm has been shortlisted for the prestigious Law Society Excellence Awards 2016 in the category of Excellence [more]

Struggling Pensioners Not Getting Their Benefits

One in four people older than 65 are struggling to cope financially, yet up to £5.5bn in state financial help is going unclaimed [more]

Married or Living Together for the Over 65s?

Recent figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that the number of unmarried over-65s living together has increased from 177,000 to [more]

ITV News Interviews Nigel Priestley about Carers’ Rights

On Carers’ Rights Day (29th November) Nigel Priestley was interviewed by ITV Calendar News about the rights of family & friend carers and [more]

Damning Report on Family and Friends Care from Local Government Ombudsman welcomed.

The Local Government Ombudsman has launched a damning report on local authorities failure to support family and friends Carers. A damning report on Family [more]

Legal Champion of the Year Award

We are delighted to announce that Nigel Priestley, Senior Partner at Ridley & Hall Solicitors has won Legal Champion of the Year at [more]

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