The Solicitors

Angela Shepherd LLB

Angela was educated at Tadcaster Grammar School and at the University of East Anglia. She trained in Bucharest, Carlisle and Penrith, qualifying in 2003 and joined Drivers in 2005. Angela is a domestic conveyancing specialist, dealing with sales and purchases and residential development work at our York office.

David Barnett LLB

David was educated in Staffordshire and at Newcastle upon Tyne University and trained in Lancashire, qualifying in 1976. He has many years of experience both as a partner and employed solicitor in the North of England and joined Drivers in 2007. David deals with commercial property, residential development and private client work at our York office.

Catherine Thorn MA (Cantab)

Catherine was educated at Norwich High School for Girls GDST and at Cambridge University, and trained in Norwich, qualifying in 1988. She initially worked in Norwich before moving to Yorkshire with Stephen Thorn, her husband, one of the partners in Drivers. She joined Drivers in 2000 and after various roles over the years she is presently assisting mainly with the firm’s general compliance management but also with private client work (wills, probate, trusts, powers of attorney) at both York and Malton.