Phil Johnston, General Manager
Phil oversees the general day-to-day running of the business. A huge car enthusiast, his knowledge and passion for all things automotive is infectious to both staff and customers alike.
Phil works tirelessly to ensure the very best experience for all our customers, every single time.
Come the weekend, Phil can either be found at the gym, watching rugby or spending quality time with his daughter Poppy and partner Natalie.
Dream car – Roll-Royce Wraith Black Badge / Aston Martin DB4 for the weekend
Alex Mountford, Client Manager
Alex has worked in the motor trade for the last 20 years, with most of that time being spent in the luxury and prestige market. Having worked at various dealerships including BMW, Mercedes, Land Rover and Porsche.
Alex’s supreme product knowledge and calm demeanour ensure that any customer is made to feel immediately at ease and comfortable to go ahead and realise their dream purchase.
Away from work Alex’s time is mainly filled with his young family.
Dream car – Porsche 918 Weissach package
Christian Barnard, Client Manager
Christian has been in the automotive industry for the past 22 years, with 15 of those being in dealership management.
His cheery disposition and infectious grin, coupled with his passion for providing superb customer service are the main reasons his clients come back to him time and time again.
Out of work his time is filled with his young family.
Dream car – Ferrari 458 Spider
Mobile: 07860 750075
Thomas Simpson, Client Manager
Tom has been with the company for a number of years now, originally starting out as our in-house photographer.
Tom’s primary role with Lawton Brook is sourcing cars for our customers, making sure all the requirements are met to deliver the perfect car. His background in photography ensures his attention to detail is second to none, meaning customers can be sure that, with his involvement, he will source the right vehicle, at the right price.
Out of the office you can find Tom spending time with his young family, in the gym or shooting.
Dream car – BMW 1M
Ian Pearson, Buyer
Ian is responsible for sourcing and buying our prestige car stock. With 22 years experience in the motor trade, 8 of them with Lawton Brook, Ian is an absolute expert when it comes to prestige cars. His breadth of knowledge ensures Lawton Brook only ever sells cars of the very highest quality. Away from the dealership, Ian devotes his spare time to his young family.
Dream car – McLaren SLR
Emma Richardson, Accounts Co-ordinator
Emma has been with Lawton Brook for over a decade and is responsible for all the accounts and book keeping for the business. Emma’s expert knowledge ensures a smooth buying experience for every client with each purchase. Outside of work, Emma enjoys spending time with her family and friends and discovering new places.
Dream car – Audi R8 Spyder
Kerry Lightfoot, Preparation Manager
Kerry is responsible for preparing the high quality vehicles offered by Lawton Brook. He has been with the business for over 11 years and has developed his skills to ensure all our cars are prepared to the very highest standard. Valeting, Smart Repairs and refurbishing alloy wheels are all within Kerry’s skillset and his pride in his work is evident in every car that leaves Lawton Brook, which only enhances the customer’s experience and confidence in the business. In his spare time Kerry enjoys mixing football with his other passion, playing the guitar (but not at the same time!), as well as spending quality time with his family and friends.
Dream car – Porsche 911 GTS
Adam Rushton, Preparation Assistant
Adam works alongside Kerry and is responsible for preparing the full range of prestige and luxury vehicles offered by Lawton Brook. Adam’s attention to detail gained over his 6 years experience with Lawton Brook help to ensure that we only deliver vehicles that are detailed to the very highest standards. Outside of work, Adam enjoys music, football and spending time with his young family.
Dream car – McLaren 720S
Established in 1996, Lawton Brook is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of luxury, 4×4 and high performance vehicles. All our stock is hand-picked to ensure that we only offer the very best vehicles from the world’s leading marques, including Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, Aston Martin, Porsche, Bentley, Land Rover, Range Rover and many more.
Many of our staff have worked at management level for several years with major luxury car brands. This allows us to offer a wealth of knowledge and expertise, ensuring an outstanding purchasing experience. We are honest, approachable and accommodating – nothing is too much trouble for our friendly staff. First and foremost, we are all car enthusiasts and we are passionate about offering a level of service that is truly second to none.
Our reputation for excellence is based on our ability to supply the perfect car and finance package, tailored to meet your individual needs. Our pre and post sale support is unrivalled – our aim is to create a long-lasting professional relationship with every customer. Our measure of success is the level of repeat and referral business that our approach brings.
If we do not have the vehicle you are looking for in stock, we will endeavour to locate the perfect marque and specification you desire. With our combined experience and breadth of knowledge of the prestige car market, we are confident we have the contacts available to supply almost any vehicle.
For even greater peace of mind, we commit that when the time comes to change your new car, we will always buy it back from you regardless of whether or not you choose to buy another car from us.
Here at Lawton Brook, we offer the very best vehicles for sale. For your peace of mind, we also offer a fantastic warranty product, so that if your pride and joy does require any unexpected repairs further down the line, you are not impacted financially.
Our warranty partner is WMS Group, one of the country’s foremost prestige car warranty companies. If required, rectification can be carried out at either main dealer or specialist repairers.
The vast majority of mechanical and electrical components are covered, and WMS will be on hand to cover the costs of repair in a timely and efficient manner, should the need arise.
Lawton Brook supply a 6 month WMS warranty as standard on all our cars, where the manufacturer’s warranty has already ended. An extended warranty is available at a reasonable cost, up to a maximum of 3 years as required.
LAWTON BROOK AND URBAN TRUCK
Lawton Brook are approved installers of URBAN Truck products, and have uplifted many Land Rover Defenders to give them the distinctive URBAN look.
URBAN Automotive are at the cutting edge of bespoke vehicle manufacture in the UK. The URBAN Truck brand was created in 2013, offering a fresh approach to customising the iconic Land Rover Defender. The URBAN team have gone from strength to strength, and now offer their services for Range Rover vehicles. They are also scheduled to launch their Lamborghini and Bentley programs in the first half of 2018.
Enlarged black wheels with an aggressive stance, often complimented by a contrasting black roof, and OEM style LED lighting offer immediate improvements over the standard fitted options. Further enhancements include gloss black grilles, vents and light surrounds that instantly give a stylish, modern look. A smaller steering wheel, combined with upgraded suspension components and stiffer springs, give the driver an instant sense of control and improved manoeuvrability.
From basic ‘Design Packages’ to fully customised builds, URBAN and Lawton Brook have the knowledge and expertise to build your ideal Land Rover Defender ‘by URBAN Truck.’
To find out more, call 0800 612 2707.