Thomas joined the firm in October 2021 having moved to Lancaster from Settle, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

Thomas finished his studies in 2020 , studying in Leeds obtaining a 2.1 in his undergraduate degree and Commendation for his LPC and Masters in Law and Business Management at the University of Law. After graduating Thomas spent the year gaining experience at a busy firm in his hometown Settle, dealing with residential and commercial property as well as private client work.

Thomas is currently in the firm’s Litigation department assisting David Barnes and Catherine Roberts with a wide variety of work. He is looking forward to learning from both and knows that he will gain invaluable experience. He has already gained experience in the Corporate department assisting Jennifer Grabowski and Carolina Donner in a variety of work, such as mergers and acquisitions, partnership agreements and shareholders agreements along with company reorganisations.

In his spare time Thomas enjoys being very active, frequently attending the gym and playing sports, in particular football, tennis and golf.

Thomas Bentley




  • Residential & Commercial Property
  • Wills & Probate
  • Commercial & Civil Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Company Reorganisations


  • 2016-2019 – Hons Degree in Law, 2:1 – Leeds
  • 2019-2020 – Legal Practice Course & Masters in Law and Business Management – University of Law – Commendation
  • 2022 Began Training Contract with Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand