Doncaster Office
Sheffield Office

Meet our Commercial Property Team

24 September 2019

Mark Walton

Meet our Commercial Property team in Sheffield

Our Commercial Property team have a wealth of experience in dealing with all commercial property matters.  We are on hand to deal with all our client’s needs.

Who are our experts?


Alison Turner – Head of Commercial Property

Our Commercial Property Team in Sheffield is headed by Alison Turner. 

Alison qualified as a Solicitor in 1992 and has over 25 years experience in dealing with Commercial Property. 

Having worked throughout South Yorkshire, Alison has a wealth of experience of the local market place.

Alison deals with all aspects of commercial property in particular the larger more complex trasnactions.




Sharon Beck – CEO

As well as being a commercial lawyer with over 30 years’ experience, Sharon is also our firm’s CEO. 

Sharon supports our Commercial Property Team whilst dealing with the day to day management of the firm.

As the CEO of Taylor Bracewell Sharon promotes the highest quality of service for our client’s and has a particular understanding of the property problems faced by businesses.

During the summer and at busy times of the year Sharon can be found sitting at one of our lawyer’s desks ensuring that client’s transactions continue to progress whilst our lawyers enjoy a well-deserved holiday.




Kerry Maddison – Property Lawyer

Kerry joined the firm in 2006 and is an integral part of our Commercial Property team.  Kerry completed her CILEx studies whilst working with Taylor Bracewell and is now a Chartered Legal Executive.

Whilst Kerry is based at our Business Hub in Doncaster she also undertakes work for our Sheffield clients.

Kerry is experienced in all areas of commercial property and acts for long standing clients of the firm dealing with all their business needs.

Clients are always delighted with the service that Kerry and her team provide and are consistently happy to recommend her to friends and family.




Phil Crawley – Head of Commercial Law

Heading up our Commercial Law Team, Phil provides clients with advice on all their commercial needs and works closely with our commercial property team.

Having qualified as a solicitor in 2005 Phil has over 13 years’ experience in dealing with commercial matters.

Phil can be on hand to help with all your companies needs including terms and conditions, acquisitions, disposals and mergers.

Phil is based at both our Sheffield Office and our Business Hub in Doncaster.




Emma Cornell – Head of Disputes

Heading up our Disputes Team, Emma is on hand to deal with any unexpected issues that arise during the course of our client’s business day.

Emma joined the firm in 2016 having qualified as a Solicitor in 2004.

 Our client’s welcome Emma’s expert advice in overcoming any issues they may face.

Emma assists our client’s in defending or pursuing any claims that result from a breach of contract or property litigation matters.  Emma has vast experience in both commercial and residential litigation.



Jo Empson – PA to Alison Turner

 Jo assists Alison in the day to day running of the commercial property matters.

Having worked with Alison for over thirteen years, Jo and Alison are a formidable team, and ensure that their clients have the best quality service.

Jo has over 22 years’ experience of commercial property which means that there is not much that Jo has not dealt with and nothing that can faze her.




Sophie Abson – Assistant to Kerry Maddison

Sophie has been working closely with Kerry for four years and has gained invaluable experience during this time.

Having gained this experience, Sophie is now undertaking her CILEx studies with a view of becoming a Fee Earner within the Commercial Property Team.

Sophie is already undertaking work independently for client’s whilst being supervised by Kerry.





Alexander Harrison – Assistant

Alex joined our Sheffield Property team in May 2018 after having successfully completed his Apprenticeship with Taylor Bracewell.

Being a vital member of the Sheffield Team, Alex assists the team with the day to day running of the commercial property files and keeps in touch with clients so that they are fully up to date.

Alex is undertaking training from the team to develop his knowledge of property law.



For help and advice about your Commercial property telephone us today 

0114 272 1884