Adlams Solicitors - Janice LowtherJanice Lowther

Janice Lowther was admitted as a Solicitor in 1982.

Janice Lowther is a partner and head of our Family Department. She is an advanced member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel, specialising in cases involving financial issues arising out of divorce, private law children cases and co-habitation property disputes but has experience and expertise in all areas of family law. Janice is a Member of Resolution (formerly the Solicitors Family Law Association). Janice is also a trained Collaborative Lawyer. As a collaborative Solicitor, Janice is able to bring specialist resolution skills to her clients. However, if Court proceedings are required, she is a competent advocate. Janice is Resolution Accredited specialist in the areas of advanced financial provision and children law - private.

A member of APIL for more than 20 years, Janice's personal injury experience enables her to deal with a wide variety of personal injury matters.

E-mail Janice at

E-mail her Secretary, Jeannie Friel, on

Adlams Solicitors - Paul LowtherPaul Lowther

Paul was admitted as a Solicitor in 2006 and is a Partner and the Head of our Wills & Probate Department.

He specialises in providing his clients with tailored advice regarding their Wills and can assist with reducing inheritance tax and care home fee liabilities, dealing with complex family circumstances as well as the use of trusts to safeguard vulnerable beneficiaries. Paul is also very experienced in administering estates (including obtaining a grant of probate quickly), preparing powers of attorney and making applications for deputyship.

Paul is happy to make visits to clients at their home, hospital or care home when they are unable to attend our offices.

You can email Paul at to ask any questions that you might have without any obligation.

Paul's secretary is Mary Szlauer and her email address is

Adlams Solicitors - Erika WhitfieldErika Whitfield

Erika qualified as a Solicitor in 2007. She joined Adlams in 2013 and is a Partner in the Wills and Probate department, based in our St Neots office.

Erika is pleased to be able to help clients at a difficult time for them by administering a loved one's estate efficiently and sensitively. She also specialises in advising on wills that achieve clients' specific objectives, eg protecting against payment of care home fees; reducing inheritance tax liability; as well as providing for families and other beneficiaries. She also deals with powers of attorney, deputyship matters and trusts. She is happy to visit clients at their home, in hospital or care home when they are unable to attend our offices.

Erika's email is

Her secretary is Ann Bridger whose email address is

Deborah Coombs

Deborah is a partner and Head of Conveyancing. She has experience and expertise in all areas of your conveyancing such as sale, purchase, remortgage, transfer of equity, Leasehold (including Lease extension), assents, new build and land sales.

Deborah's email is

Deborah's assistant is Jamie Green and his email address is

Adlams Solicitors - Alison BurdenAlison Burden

Alison Burden was admitted as a Solicitor in 1986 and is now a consultant.

Alison is a member of the Law Society Children Panel and specializes in cases involving children although she has experience and expertise in all areas of family law.

Alison is also a member of Resolution (formerly the Solicitors Family Law Association). An active member of the Cambridgeshire & District Law Society, she was President of the Society in March 2007.

Alison's e-mail address is

Jeffrey Mills

Jeffrey Mills is a Consultant and very experienced Commercial and Residential property Solicitor who had his own practice in St Neots until very recently. Jeffrey is also able to advise an many aspects of legal work.

Jeffrey's e-mail address is

Jeffrey's assistant is Karen Purbrick who deals with Residential and Commercial property in her own right as well as assisting Jeffrey. Karen's e-mail address is

Karen Purbrick

Karen is the assistant to Jeffrey Mills but in addition is an experienced Conveyancer and as such is able to take instructions for residential conveyancing and light commercial conveyancing

Karen's email address is