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I joined the firm in 2016, having qualified as a solicitor in 2006. I specialise in family and childcare matters, dealing primarily with child protection.
I have been a member of the Law Society’s Children Law scheme since 2014 and I represent both children and parents in court proceedings involving social services and in adoption proceedings.
I am a Associate solicitor in the Wills, Trusts and Probate Department here at Everett Tomlin Lloyd & Pratt. I specialise in drafting Wills, administering Trusts and Estates, inheritance tax planning and Court of Protection work including completion and registration of Lasting Powers of Attorney, registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney and applications to appoint financial Deputies.
My client’s are at the heart of everything I do, quite often my client’s are going through a very hard time dealing with the loss of a loved one, or they are going through a time in their lives where they are becoming more forgetful and they want to ensure that everything is in place. These can be some of the most stressful and challenging times and by putting client’s at the centre of all my work I am able to provide both legal knowledge and expertise but also the chance for them to talk about these situations in which they are faced with.
I qualified as a solicitor in March 2014 after training at a regional law firm. I have an established background in property law having worked in this field since 2009. I have worked in a number of real estate teams in legal 500 firms in Cardiff as well as smaller more local firms. I joined ETLP in April 2019.
I am a commercial property solicitor with experience in dealing with a wide range of property transactions including landlord and tenant, acquisitions and disposals of all types of commercial property and secured lending with mainstream banks such as HSBC and Natwest.
My Landlord and Tenant work encompasses the following; lease renewals, new leases, surrenders, lease assignments, licences for alterations, rent deposit deeds and agreements for lease subject to issues such as landlords works or planning permission. The types of properties being dealt with have included day care centres, hairdressers, coffee shops, office premises, industrial units and large retail shops.
I have had exposure working with clients from both the public and private sectors including national charities, local authorities, further education and higher education clients, banks, local developers and landlords ranging from local individuals to much larger national and international entities.
I pride myself on my professional, efficient and personal approach.
I specialise in Criminal defence and have represented people accused of wide variety of matters from road traffic offences, theft, assault to GBH, drugs offences and murder .
I joined the Royal Army Intelligence Core in 1998 and worked as an interpreter in Japan for 3 years between 2003 and 2006. After leaving the army I competed my LPC at the University of Glamorgan in 2007 and worked for a number of years as a paralegal in a Cardiff practice which dealt with very high cost criminal cases. In 2012 I qualified as a police station accredited representative , then qualified as a solicitor in 2015 specialising in criminal law.
I have attended military police interviews and provided representation in Commanding Officer hearings, as well as instructing counsel in court martial matters.
I am fluent in Japanese and proficient in Welsh.
I qualified as a solicitor in 2012. I attained a degree in Law LLB (Hons) before completing the Legal Practice Course in 2009.
I have been working in our property team since I qualified and deal with all aspects of residential conveyancing including transfers of equity, purchases, sales and re-mortgages I am also able to offer advise in relation to Wills & Probate and Lasting Powers of Attorney.
I qualified as a solicitor in 2001 having gained a Law degree from South Bank University in London and completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice in the London College of Law. I completed my training contract in Kent firm Robin Murray & Co and practised criminal law in London before joining Everett Tomlin Lloyd & Pratt in 2005. I am an experienced family solicitor who specialises in all aspects of family law including private children cases, divorce and associated financial matters, cohabitation disputes and pre-nuptial agreements.
I have been with the firm or its predecessor Lloyd and Pratt all my working life having commenced my articles (training contract) in 1978 after gaining an LL.B. at University College, Cardiff. I qualified as a solicitor in 1985 and have practised in several areas of the law including crime, civil litigation and family law and have been a member of the wills and probate department for the last five years, now specialising in wills and lasting powers of attorney.