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I qualified as a solicitor 1996 and joined our firm in 1998 becoming a Partner in 2001 and Managing Partner in 2010.
I am the Head of our Employment Law department having dealt with a wide variety of employer and employee employment matters over the last 20 years including advising on, drafting and negotiating, settlement agreements, , advising on disciplinary, grievance and capability procedures, providing HR support to local businesses and conducting contested Employment Tribunal cases
As an advocate in a variety of lower courts and Tribunals since 1996, duty solicitor and solicitor Advocate (higher courts crime) since 2007 I also supervise and head our criminal department with a particular interest in defending regulatory offences (product safety, health and safety, food standards) and road traffic matters.
I graduated from Glamorgan university with a 2.1 in law in 1993 and completed the legal practice course there in 1994. I am in the privileged position to manage a firm I have great affection for with colleagues who I believe are dedicated and talented whilst practising in areas of law that I enjoy.
I am also past President and current treasurer of Monmouthshire Incorporated Law society, current Chair of Torfaen Business Voice and a committee member of Torfaen Strategic Economic Forum.