Denise Woodward

Denise Woodward

We are sad to announce the death of Denise Woodward, Consultant Solicitor, on 22nd April 2023.

Denise was a valued member of our Family Law Team and a hugely popular member of staff. Denise will be sorely missed by all her work colleagues and the legal fraternity in Chester and beyond.

Darlene Storrar, Managing Partner, says:

"Denise was an excellent Family Law Solicitor and a highly valued member of our team. Denise was dedicated to her work and her many clients and we will miss her enormously. Denise was always cheerful and engaging. Our thoughts are with her large supportive family at this very sad time."


Gary Bell joins Storrar Cowdry

2 April, 2014

Gary Bell

Gary Bell

Storrar Cowdry is delighted to announce the appointment of Gary Bell to its commercial property team.

Gary returns to Chester from a respected practice in Manchester, having spent many years practising in his native Chester previously.

Darlene Storrar, managing partner, said: “This is yet another exciting development for Storrar Cowdry as part of our continuing plans for the practice. Gary brings a wealth of experience and an impressive reputation in the real estate sector and we are delighted to welcome him to the firm.”

Gary qualified as a solicitor in 1994 and has over 30 years experience working on a wide variety of commercial property matters.

Gary’s work will include:

  • Sale and purchase of investment property for companies, individuals and pension funds.
  • Commercial landlord and tenant
  • Sales/Purchases of commercial buildings and development sites
  • Secured lending
  • Promotion Agreements
  • Professional support to high value share and asset sale/purchase transactions

To contact Gary or another member of his team, you can call us on 01244 400 567 or send an email to

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