Call on 01590 644073
enquiries@alliedservicestrust.org
Call on 01590 644073
enquiries@alliedservicestrust.org

Meet the OFFICE team

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Deborah Pardoe

Deborah founded Allied Services Trust in 2012 and as Chief Executive Officer works to ensure that organisation continues to develop and meet the charitable objects of the charity by providing Power of Attorney and Court of Protection support to its client base.

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Alison Williams

Alison joined Allied Services Trust in 2019 as our Applicant Support Officer and drafts Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection applications. Alison supports clients through the creation of legally binding documents to the point the Lasting Powers of Attorney are registered by The Office of the Public Guardian, or a Deputyship Order is made by the Court of Protection.

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Lynda Hynd

Lynda currently works as the organisations Case Administration Support Officer. She trains new members of staff whilst working alongside the Case Administration Team. Joining Allied Services Trust in 2016 she has previously been the Senior Case Administration Officer and has in depth knowledge of Lasting Power of Attorney and Court of Protection Deputyship administrations and extensive experience in the banking and financial sector.

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Vanessa Dawson

Vanessa is the Charity’s Accountant. Joining Allied Services Trust in 2020 Vanessa looks after the organisations finances as it continues to grow. In her previous financial positions Vanessa has worked for small to medium sized technology businesses. She is a qualified accountant and member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

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Heather Oakey

Heather joined Allied Services Trust in September 2020 and holds the position of Senior Case Administration Officer. Being a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), she is also currently studying law to become a member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX). Overseeing the team of Case Administrators Heather supports clients who have appointed the charity to act as their attorney or when the charity has been appointed as deputy regarding clients property and financial affairs.

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Catherine Simpkins

Catherine joined Allied Services Trust in December 2021. Since joining her role has developed and grown. In May 2024 she became the Applicant and Administration Support Officer. Catherine works to support clients drafting Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyship Applications. In addition she also manages the organisation’s database and deals with the annual reports to The Office of the Public Guardian and communicates regularly with Cost Lawyers and the Senior Courts Costs Office.

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Gemma McCartney

Gemma joined Allied Services Trust in 2022 as a Case Administration Officer. She has extensive banking experience having worked as a deputy branch manager for many years for a large building society. She works to support clients who have appointed the charity to act as their attorney or when the organisation has been appointed as deputy regarding clients property and financial affairs.

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Rebecca Furnell

Rececca joined Allied Services Trust in 2023 as a Case Administration Officer. Having worked as a medical secretary and holding administrative positions within the National Health Service (NHS) and care sector her skill set is strong in order to support our clients who have appointed the charity to act as their attorney or when appointed as deputy regarding clients property and financial affairs.

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Liz Wrigley

Liz joined Allied Services Trust in 2024 as a Case Administration Officer. She is a qualified Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX) Secretary and has 18 years of work administration experience in addition to international trading having worked in the banking industry. Her skill set supports clients who have appointed the charity to act as their attorney or when appointed as deputy regarding clients property and financial affairs.