Aughton Ainsworth - Our People

Andy Williamson

Andy Williamson

Andy Williamson is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and registered foreign lawyer with the Law Society of Scotland. He has an Msc in Construction Law and Arbitration.

Andy acts for a range of international commercial clients across the Manufacturing and Retail, Renewable Energy and Technology and Media sectors providing both contentious and non contentious advice. Andy has advised on a number of major infrastructure and construction projects as well as having wide experience in commercial litigation, arbitration and ADR.

John McMuldroch

John McMuldrochJohn McMuldroch is a solicitor dual qualified in England & Wales and Scotland. He holds a Master of Laws degree from the University of Warwick and an MBA from the Open University Business School.

He has extensive experience in Industry and Private Practice of M & A and Private Equity, including Joint Ventures, Leveraged Buy-Outs, General Securities related work. John also undertakes Property Development work for his Renewable Energy clients in Scotland and England & Wales.

John works from both our Manchester and Edinburgh offices.

Monica Rafie

Monica RafieMonica Rafie is a qualified solicitor in England & Wales having graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University.

Monica deals with traditional sales and purchases and with new build and off plan developments acting for clients all over the world.

Monica is a qualified Mediator with Manchester Mediation Services and regularly acts as Mediator in property disputes, neighbour disputes and  Landlord and Tenant matters.

Monica lectures in law at Cheadle College and is a mentor for legal students with from MMU.

Monica is fluent in Farsi (Persian).

In her spare time Monica is a Trustee for the Loaves & Fishes foodbank charity.  Monica likes to travel around the world as much as she can, although she can never stop working and is always contactable.