Heather Thompson

Assistant - Commercial Property

Heather supports Director Debby Hackney and the Commercial Property Team at our Stoke on Trent office based in Burslem.

She assists with all secretarial and assistant duties in the Commercial department, deals with general client queries and booking appointments.

Heather's Approach: She describes herself as friendly, positive and calm under pressure and has the approach that every problem has a solution.

Heather has a good understanding of property transactions and listens to the clients, understands what they need and does all she can to ensure that their transactions proceed smoothly, within a required timescale and keeps an eye on their business needs.

Personal Background: Heather was born in Essex but has spent the last 16 years living in a Bedfordshire market town.  Heather commuted into Central London from Bedfordshire for 16 years and then moved to Stoke-on-Trent to live closer to her family.

She likes knitting and sewing crafts, which she learnt from her mum when she was 5 years old.  Heather is currently learning pottery and supports the Samaritans charity, previously as a listening volunteer.  She enjoys learning about Stoke’s history and exploring the beautiful surrounding countryside.

Career: Heather has nearly 40 years experience working for Solicitors, most of which time has been assisting Property Solicitors.  She started working for a law firm in 2000 and assisted senior partners in the firm, gaining experience in a variety of commercial transactions.

Nowell Meller Journey: Heather joined Nowell Meller in September 2019 to assist the Commercial Property Department and is looking forward to working with a friendly team who have a positive forward-thinking approach to our commercial clients’ needs.