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John Pengilley

Solicitor

T: 01793 847 702 (DDI)
T: 01793 847 777
E: john.pengilley@roydswithyking.com

John is a Solicitor in our Private Client team based in Swindon, and has experience of Wills, probate and estate administration, and Lasting Powers of Attorney.



Since joining the team in March 2015 following his qualification at the firm, John has advised clients on:

John began his training at Royds Withy King in 2013, and gained a broad experience of Private Client work through working with some of the firm’s most experienced Private Client practitioners.

Before working at Royds Withy King, John was an Adjudicator for the Financial Ombudsman Service assessing people’s complaints about their insurance companies, which most commonly focused on investigating declined insurance claims

I have seen my colleagues provide real relief and reassurance to our clients who have lost loved ones, had to deal with their loved ones losing their mental capacity, and those planning for their future, whether that be making a Will or estate planning. I too find great satisfaction in helping people through a difficult time by looking at the best solution for their needs.

John Pengilley

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