Clough & Willis Solicitors, Commercial and private legal services UK

Shefali Talukdar - Managing Partner

Residential Property Solicitor

Find out what our clients have to say about Shefali here.

Shefali became a Partner in Clough and Willis in 1997 and became Managing Partner in 2003.  She also specialises in residential property law and has built a well respected property conveyancing team.

As Managing Partner Shefali is responsible for leading and implementing the firm's strategy, and overall management of the business including marketing, staffing and infrastructure.  Her vast experience and management skills have helped guide the firm to where it is today and will help her to build on the firm's strengths to take the company forward.

Shefali is extremely active within the local legal community. A past president of the Bury and District Law Society, she also became the first female president of the Association of North West Law Societies in 2006. She is Vice Chairman of governors at Bury Grammar Schools and is heavily involved with local organisations, such as the Greater Manchester Chamber.

Shefali is married and shares her love of music with her daughter, regularly going to a wide selection of concerts. She also enjoys swimming and reading.

Shefali graduated from Hull University in 1985 and continued her education at Chester College of Law. She qualified as a solicitor in 1988 and started at Clough & Willis as an assistant solicitor in 1991. 

Shefali has published numerous articles, some of which can be found on the press release pages of our website or here.

You can contact Shefali via email, Twitter @shefalitalukdar or Linkedin Shefali Talukdar

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We have been using Clough & Willis for ten years and found them to be very efficient in all aspects of their work. What I like about their firm is that they cover a wide variety of legal services and are very quick to respond to our needs.

Nigel Compsty, Managing Director
H Compsty & Son Ltd

The contact for my name change and divorce was Marie Whittaker who again was completely professional and gave me complete confidence from out first meeting. My divorce proceeded smoothly, quickly and efficiently. I was updated regularly by letters and phone calls.

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"Level of service seems just right. The friendly, helpful staff explained procedures well and made everything clear."

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"The team are a pleasure to work with, friendly but always professional in their dealings. Following the successful sale of my business to Veolia Environmental Services plc, I continue to play a key role in the business. I would recommend Clough & Willis to business owners."

Chris Wright Recycling
H Chris Wright

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank you, personally, and on behalf of the Directors of SRS for all the time and work you put into the successful MBO. Professional at all times, your advice was client focused and to the point, and we were particularly impressed at your ability to work to a tight schedule, ensuring we completed on our deadline date."

Alex Docherty,
Director Sound Reduction Systems

Throughout the whole process, Clough & Willis kept me well informed and my stress levels to non-existent. I felt completely looked after with the team taking care of my best interests, I felt they had complete control and it was very reassuring.

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From first contact to the last, everyone has been very professional and reassuring through what has been an emotional and stressful time for us and without the help of your company it would have been much more difficult for me and my husband.

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I was very impressed with your firm at the outset when I first called in November 2009 after my uncles death. All staff from the receptionist and secretary through to the Partners were professional, friendly and helpful and provided the best response out of the 3 Bury firms I called.

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Clough & Willis are very understanding and made me feel valued, they showed me respect knowing I was albeit apprehensive of dealings within the legal profession and their workings

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Besides being professional Clough & Willis are also friendly and kind, making one feel relaxed able to communicate easily about the business in hand which they see to efficiently keeping in contact continually. Thank you for all you did.

Krystyna Bzdega

From reception through secretarial to solicitor the approach and attention to detail in handling my case was professional and gave me confidence that the matter would be handled to my satisfaction.

Mr M Booth

I have dealt with Clough & Willis for years since we moved to the area from Manchester and both my husband and I always appreciated your helpfulness and professionalism. Thank you

Theresa Moreen Woolley

Lorraine, I would just like to say "thank you very much" for all your hard work and assistance in the letting of the above property. The negotiations were somewhat protracted, due to a breakdown on my client's side, and I feel that your persistence and hard work led to the eventual lease completion. I look forward to working with you in the near future. Kind regards, Neil Higson, for and on behalf of Nolan Redshaw Ltd

Nolan Redshaw Chartered Surveyors

We have been impressed with the friendly professionalism of all staff, Rebecca Green has been wonderfully helpful, thorough, patient, kind and supportive. Her reassuring guidance has made some very sad and difficult times easier to bear. We hope Rebecca receives recognition for her excellent service.

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