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."


Storrar Cowdry Residential Conveyancing Team

1 January, 2017

Storrar Cowdry

Daniel Stear

Storrar Cowdry is delighted to announce the latest addition to its Property Department.

Daniel Stear joins the Residential Property Team from a large regional firm in Liverpool where he was Head of Residential Property. Daniel, who lives near Chester, spent many years in Chester with another highly regarded practice before his time in Liverpool, and brings his considerable experience to the fore.  Daniel said: “Storrar Cowdry have a formidable reputation both with clients and amongst the professional community, and I am excited to join such an outstanding team.” Daniel studied Law at the University of Law in Christleton.  Although he was born in Derbyshire, he and his family later moved to Cheshire.

Darlene Storrar, Managing Partner, said: “We are delighted Daniel has joined us. Our residential property team continues to go from strength to strength as the established market leader in Chester.  This is an exciting time for Storrar Cowdry. Daniel is an excellent fit for our firm and will allow us to strengthen our existing relationships with clients and attract new clients to join us. We are dedicated to providing the best quality legal advice, and our latest recruit underlines this commitment.”

Daniel’s experience of residential property matters includes:-:

  • Sales, purchases and remortgages
  • Leasehold and shared ownership
  • Drafting Option Agreements and Licences
  • Advising on residential lease terms
  • Dealing with unregistered land
  • New build plot purchases
  • Property conversions
  • Equity release/Lifetime Mortgages

Our residential property team have a huge amount of experience in all types of residential property matters.

We are proud to have achieved the standards of practice and integrity required to be accredited by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme.

If you would like an initial free and no-obligation discussion with Daniel or another member of the Residential Property Team to find out if we can help you with your property matter, you can reach us on 01244 400 567 or by send an email to

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