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Trevor Worth MBA TEP

Trevor Worth MBA TEP

Managing Director & Founder

With over 33 years experience in the legal services profession after creating the business as a 23 year old, Trevor specialises in Inheritance and Succession Planning, bringing the expertise needed to protect clients and their families. He holds his Masters (MBA) from the University of Exeter and continues to guest lecture on innovation and entrepreneurship at several universities and he sits on the Advisory Board of the University of Essex Business School and Marjon University. 
Trevor has also sat on the Advisory Panel of the Legal Services Board in London and was elected as the Vice Chair of the Institute of Professional Willwriters in 2020. He also provides consultancy services to a number of law and financial services firms. Trevor is qualified to the worldwide gold standard for Trust and Estate Practitioners with full STEP qualifications and is seen as a legal innovator. Trevor actively supports local causes and charities in our community, in addition to investing in and mentoring young entrepreneurs. Married to Michele and living in Plymouth with their two young children keeps him very busy when not at work! 

Margaret Gallagher LL.B (HONS)

Margaret Gallagher LL.B (HONS)

Head of Legal and Compliance

Mags joined Portcullis in January 2014 as our in-house Solicitor.

In a ‘previous life’ Mags worked for 10 years in International Banking & Financial Control (in and around the City of London) before moving to Plymouth in 1996. She then embarked on her Law Degree through the University of London External Programme whilst working in various sectors within Plymouth and completed her Legal Practice Course at Exeter University. Mags qualified as a solicitor in June 2008.

Any spare time is spent with her family, enjoying travel, theatre and concerts. Mags also enjoys swimming and keep fit, with and without the children! Football is once again becoming a big part of their lives now that both her daughters play for a local team.

Paula Andrew

Paula Andrew

Trainee Paralegal

Paula originally joined Portcullis Legals in September 2017 to assist our MD and has been a frequent support to the firm over these years. 

Most recently, Paula has returned as Trainee Paralegal due to significant growth in our Legal Services department and she is excited about thnew journey and working with the legal team. 

Paula has had a varied background, having worked as a production manager in the television industry as well as cabin crew and most recently a full-time mum to her four young children. In Paula’s spare time she works as a supporting artist (extra) for various well know television programmes such as Poldark and Doc Martin. 

Morgan Ingram

Morgan Ingram

Legal Services Manager

Morgan joined Portcullis in September 2019 as a member of the Legal Services Team predominantly working within the Estate Administration function.

Morgan is currently working towards her TEP qualification and has achieved her CILEx 3 Certificate in Law and Practice and Level 2 in Business Administration. Morgan did originally join Portcullis in January 2014 as an apprentice and left to explore other avenues in September 2016. She is now however very pleased to be back as part of the team.

In her spare time, Morgan loves to read and bake and has a horse of her own who she competes regularly.

Andrew Penfold  MBA, PGCE, BA (HONS), Assoc. CIPD, ILM

Andrew Penfold MBA, PGCE, BA (HONS), Assoc. CIPD, ILM

Operations Manager

Andrew is an experienced business development professional, with vast experience in supporting the growth of partnerships with complimentary organisations in a variety of sectors, including retail, tech and professional services. Andrew is a very highly qualified professional and has attained a MBA (Masters in Business Administration) from the prestigious University of Exeter Business School. Andrew has also been awarded the Level 5 Certificate in Human Resources from the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD), the gold standard qualification in Human Resource Management.

In a previous life Andrew enjoyed 10 years’ experience of lecturing/training at degree level and higher professional qualification levels and has been nominated for numerous awards in the sector for his engaging, pragmatic and personable approach. 

Andrew’s passion is to develop positive, high quality relationships for businesses and individuals, as well as supporting synergetic growth within business. Andrew is a strong believer in making work enjoyable through simplifying work processes, with an honest and friendly straight-talking approach. 

Outside of work, Andrew is a proud Devonian and lives in Barnstaple. He plays squash and football in his leisure time and enjoys reading.

My husband and I first met Trevor when we wanted to write our Wills a few years ago and since then we have returned again and again to use the services of Trevor and his team. They have always been knowledgeable, professional and efficient.

They use plain English, make the whole process as simple and stress free as possible and are always just a call away to clarify, explain or offer advice. The team have always provided us with outstanding customer care and genuinely care about their clients. They have a unique ability to put you at ease and make you feel you are in the company of trusted friends. We feel very lucky to have met Trevor and would highly recommend him.”

– Leah S

Our community work Portcullis Legals Plymouth

Join us at Team Portcullis

If you are looking for a forward thinking and engaging team to work with…
At Portcullis Legals, we make sure we develop our team and care for them, and in turn, they take excellent care of our clients.

Training and Development

Each candidate who joins us will be developed and provided with training in order to expand their knowledge and gain new skills. We fully fund all of our team’s education and qualification aspirations with leading Universities, Colleges and External Training Partners.

The Portcullis Promise

Here at Portcullis Legals, we want to be the antithesis of solicitors. Innovation is at the core of our thinking and we encourage it throughout the organisation. We want our team to be heard and everyone is encouraged to be creative and to come up with better ways of working.

We are also passionate about supporting our community and we like to give back with our time and our skills through our active Corporate Social Responsibility commitment. We support a number of local charities through a variety of means.