HARROGATE OFFICE 
Trading as Powell Eddison Solicitors 
 
LEEDS OFFICE 
Trading as Avery Walters Ellis Solicitors 
 

The Powell Eddison Team 

Andrew Parascandolo
Andrew Parascandolo 
Managing Partner and Commercial Solicitor 
 
Andrew has over 16 years’ specialist business experience in areas such as Employment Law, Company Commercial, Commercial Property and Dispute Resolution. Before entering the legal profession, Andrew studied for a degree in International Business and Languages and worked in industry abroad for several years. He then qualified as a Barrister, before transferring to work as a Commercial Solicitor. 
 
Andrew has vast experience of advising large retail clients, on strategic business issues. As well as undertaking business advisory work, he also regularly appears in Employment Tribunals and Civil Courts and conducts his own advocacy. 
 
Out of work, Andrew is Chair of the Leeds Property Association which is an Association of Landlords in the Private Rented Sector based in Leeds. In addition, he is a member of the National Landlords Association Advisory Board, the UK's largest membership organisation for private residential landlords. Andrew is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association. 
 
In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his wife and children and enjoys going to the cinema, music concerts and on holidays abroad. 
Sarah Nandhra
Sarah Nandhra 
Employment Law Solicitor 
 
Sarah is known for her no nonsense and practical approach to all employment and Human Resources problems. Since 2007 Sarah has specialised in Employment Law, advising both employees and employer clients ranging from small owner-managed businesses to national companies. 
 
Sarah has experience in advising on a wide range of employment issues, from day to day advice relating to contracts of employment, policies and procedures, disciplinary and grievance issues, discrimination claims and Employment Tribunal claims. 
 
Sarah also has a wealth of experience providing non-contentious Employment Law and commercial Human Resources advice, support and guidance to Managers within FTSE 100 Companies. 
 
Sarah regularly provides bespoke training to clients and Human Resources professionals, designed to meet their specific needs. 
 
Out of work she has a keen interest in property, retail therapy and loves spending time with her family. 
Sara Parascandolo
Sara Parascandolo 
Accounts & Finance Partner & Solicitor 
 
Sara is a qualified Private Client Solicitor, and she is also a business graduate with several years commercial experience. Sara is known for her attention to detail and love of numbers. 
 
In her spare time Sara loves spending time with her family, cooking and travelling as well as doing a bit of retail therapy. 
David Cartwright
David Cartwright 
Personal Injury Solicitor 
 
He has spent his entire working career in law, specialising almost exclusively in Personal Injury Litigation. He has a wealth of legal experience in all areas of personal injury to include in particular Medical Negligence, Industrial Disease, Employment Accidents, Public Liability and Road Traffic Accidents. 
 
David recently settled a medical negligence claim for in excess of two million pounds but he feels equally satisfied when settling minor injury claims for just a few thousand pounds, particularly if it has meant him fighting to gain justice for his clients. 
 
He is a hardworking and conscientious solicitor, but outside the office he transforms into a regular bloke who loves having fun with his partner and two children. 
David Cartwright
Ellie Evans 
Private Client Paralegal 
 
In her spare time, Ellie enjoys travelling to different countries, experimenting with cuisine and spending time with her family and friends. Ellie has undertaken training as a Dementia Friend. 
 
David Cartwright
John Carlisle 
Probate Executive 
 
In his role John offers expertise and guidance to ensure clients fully understand the probate process focussing on their concerns and ensuring they receive the best outcome. 
 
He enjoys the variety of his role as no two jobs are the same and there will often be a new situation to deal with. 
 
In his spare time, John plays snooker & golf. Having in the main retired from cricket he does some umpiring in the Dales Villages evening cricket league and also some groundwork. He enjoys holidays in the sun just to get away from the English weather. 
 
David Cartwright
Stefan Mangham 
Trainee Solicitor- Commercial Property & Litigation 
 
Stefan, having spent some time in the firm's Private Client Department, is now a Trainee Solicitor in the Commercial Property and Litigation Departments. Stefan has gained considerable experience working with senior staff and has become a great asset to the firm. Stefan has undertaken training as a Dementia Friend. 
 
When not at work Stefan likes to visit the gym and is a self taught guitar player with a liking for rock music. 
 
David Cartwright
Deborah Williams 
Receptionist 
 
 
 
Andrew Parascandolo
Sayid Molik 
Conveyancing Paralegal 
 
In his spare time, Sayid enjoys playing a variety of sports such as basketball, football and cricket with friends and spending time with family. He also enjoys going to the cinema and travelling overseas with his wife. 
David Cartwright
Elaine Tottie 
Licensed Conveyancer & Head of Residential Conveyancing 
 
She deals with all aspects of residential property including freehold and leasehold, buy to let, auction and investment sales and purchases. She also deals with title issues relating to voluntary first registrations of title. 
 
Elaine is friendly and approachable and meets the needs of clients in a professional manner in what can be a very stressful time. Elaine has undertaken training as a Dementia Friend. 
 
In her free time Elaine enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her family and friends. She loves to travel to different overseas places every year and also enjoys the odd cruise from time to time. 
 
 
David Cartwright
Patrick Mulcahy 
Conveyancing Solicitor 
 
Outside of conveyancing, Patrick enjoys playing the violin at Irish Traditional Music Sessions in and around Leeds and attending to his allotment. 
 
David Cartwright
Laura Stafford 
Solicitor and Head of Private Client 
 
Laura is well known for her sensitive but friendly approach to her clients, putting them at ease when discussing potentially difficult topics. Laura is conscientious, thorough and provides pragmatic and cost-effective advice resulting in our clients coming back time and again for all of their private client requirements, and recommending Laura to their friends and loved ones. Laura is also known for expressing complex ideas in simple terms making the law accessible and user friendly for all of her clients. 
 
Laura is a Trust Estate Practitioner (TEP) STEP member and proud member of Solicitors for the Elderly, as well as a Dementia Friend. 
 
In her spare time Laura enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends and enjoys good food, the outdoors and travel. 
 
 
Sarah Nandhra
Julie Pickett 
Secretary 
 
Her hobbies include running and keeping fit in general as well as reading. 
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