Terry studied law at the University of Glasgow and graduated first class honours in 1981. He qualified as a Scottish solicitor and was a partner in a legal firm.
He qualified also as an English solicitor while in Scotland. In 2006 he moved to Surrey and became an associate in Bell and Co in Cheam where he has remained. Bell & Co was acquired by Gowen & Stevens in 2011.
Terry is now a Partner at the Cheam office.
He specialises in residential conveyancing, wills and probate and lasting powers of attorney.