Jane Lowdon

Charities, Ecclesiastical, Personal and Family, Religious

Title: Senior Associate

Tel: 0191 226 7827

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Jane is registrar of the diocese of Newcastle. She has held this position since 1995. She is also registrar of the diocese of Carlisle. She has held this appointment since 2005.


  • In her role as registrar Jane acts as legal advisor to the Anglican clergy of both dioceses, including the Bishop of Newcastle and the Bishop of Carlisle
  • She also acts in other matters, most of which are property related for the diocesan boards of finance of both dioceses
  • The ecclesiastical team is part of the commercial property department. Jane’s colleague in this department, Paul Liddle, also acts for the Church Commissioners
  • Jane is a member of the Ecclesiastical Law Association and the Ecclesiastical Law Society

Jane is a keen hill walker and has climbed well over 150 Scottish Munros.

Key Practice Areas

  • Ecclesiastical
  • Charities