Meet the team

Paul Merrigan

Group CEO

Paul Merrigan

Paul founded Lifetime in 1998 with the objective of becoming the most trusted provider of financial advice. Ensuring that clients receive the best possible advice was the inspiration behind the formation of his award winning software company 360 Dotnet. Paul continues to innovate and bringing Lifetime Legal into the group enables all of the clients of Lifetime the access to holistic advice.

Debbie McKnight

Director

Debbie McKnight

Debbie has been involved in financial services for 35 years and estate planning for the past 8 years. In recent years Debbie has focused on the estate planning industry with Acacia Wills. She runs regular seminars in conjunction with Met Friendly to offer Estate Planning services to the metropolitan police force.

Andrew Perryman

Director

Andrew Perryman

Andrew has been involved in financial services for over 29 years and estate planning for the past 8 years. Andrew has grown Bright Advice and Acacia Wills to become respected firms in their sectors. This has included joining Lifetime as a key strategic partner to offer Will writing services to the Lifetime group. Lifetime Legal was launched on the back of the success of this partnership.

Charlotte Corbyn

Director

Charlotte Corbyn

Charlotte qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and quickly established herself in the area of Private Client, with a passion for all Elderly Client Services. Charlotte is a fully accredited member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly). Charlotte has been a member of an LLP and has been responsible for a large team with several offices providing services to the ‘high street’ client as well as businesses.

Lucy Peat

Director

Lucy Peat

Lucy was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in 2011, after initially qualifying as a Barrister in 2007. Lucy has been responsible for the running of a large office and several teams. Lucy deals with all aspects of Residential Conveyancing: the sale and purchase of freehold/leasehold property, new build plot acquisition, shared ownership and shared equity, re-mortgages as well as the transfer of equity and has overseen referrals and contracts from over four of the largest national building developers as well as ‘high street’ clients.

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Support Team

  • Gary Tonsley
    Gary Tonsley Technical Manager
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    Michael Brown Operations Manager
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    Charles Benn Accounts Manager
  • Claire Newman BW
    Claire Newman Estate Planning Consultant
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    Aaron Flack Estate Planning Consultant