Megan Ryan-Loughran

Trainee Solicitor

Megan is a trainee solicitor in her first seat in the probate department under the supervision of Jill Rushton, based in the Middlebrook office. Megan assists with matters involving the administration of estates and Court of Protection deputyships, and will also be assisting with Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs).

Megan joined Stephensons in 2016 as a graduate paralegal and has worked in the family department in both the Manchester and Wigan offices. Megan has worked on a variety of cases, ranging from parent care work to representing local authorities, and occasionally has assisted with guardian work and private children matters.

Megan studied law at Keele University where she attained a 2:1 degree and was also awarded the 2014 Oxford University Press Prize for Best Dissertation, writing on the development of the Children and Families Act 2014. Megan then went on to complete her LPC with Masters at the University of Law in Manchester and was awarded a commendation.

Megan has been involved in a number of volunteer roles, and has dedicated a lot of time to fundraising for various charities. She has also volunteered at the London 2012 Olympics and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Outside of work, Megan is a keen skier and also volunteers for her local theatre. As a graduate paralegal in the family department, Megan co-wrote a number of blogs about developments in family law.

What others say

“I am involved in a very difficult case which has been made easier by solicitor Victoria Gethin and her team of paralegal's Megan, Helena and Hannah. They work in the Manchester office. I cannot recommend them highly enough. Every query I have had is dealt with promptly and I have had every phone call taken. They update me regularly and keep me informed. They are completely professional and know what they are doing.” – view from a satisfied client

“Megan [is] a very confident and helpful young woman” - Counsel