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Newport Office - 01633 251801

Pontypool Office - 01495 763333


Susie Marsden

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.

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Jess Gray

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.

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Khaleda Begum

I studied Law at the University of West of England, Bristol in 2013 before completing the Legal Practice Course at Cardiff University the following year. I joined this firm in 2021, having qualified as a solicitor at a local regional firm in 2018.

I specialise in dispute resolution and advise on all aspects of litigation. My experience in litigation includes dealing with contractual disputes, contested probate disputes, defamation claims, professional negligence claims, boundary disputes, debt recovery and commercial lease disputes. I advise both public and private sector clients.

In my spare time, I enjoy practising yoga and travelling with family and friends.

Arears of expertise:

Contractual disputes

Defamation claims

Professional negligence claims

Boundary disputes

Contested probate

Debt Recovery

Commercial lease disputes

General litigation


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Paul Richards

Having worked for many years in publishing sales I decided to change careers and after combining part time study at the then Glamorgan University with paralegal work in Cardiff I qualified in 2012. I have specialised in residential conveyancing since 2013 and joined Everett Tomlin Lloyd & Pratt in 2019. I have experience of purchase and sales of both freehold and leasehold property, new builds, transfers of equity and re-mortgaging.

I strive to provide clients with a friendly and supportive service and aim to do all I can to ensure transactions are as stress free as possible.

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Emily Morgan

I joined ETLP during my third year of studying law at Swansea University as a work experience student. I re-joined the firm upon completion of my degree, LPC and Masters and subsequently completed my training contract, qualifying as a Solicitor in October 2022.

During my time at ETLP I have been based in the family department and have gained experience in all aspects of family law with a particular interest in private law children and child care matters.

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Jean Massih

I am an 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 clients are at the heart of everything I do. Quite often my clients 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 clients 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 with which they are faced.

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Samantha Day

I studied Law and Politics at Cardiff University from 2010 to 2013; and then completed the Legal Practice Course in 2014. I completed my Training Contract at a regional law firm in Newport, and qualified as a Solicitor in 2016.

Since qualification, I have specialised in Criminal Law – I am a qualified Duty Solicitor and member of the Law Society’s Criminal Litigation Accreditation, which is a recognised quality standard for practitioners in Criminal Law.

I attend at local Police Stations, Magistrates’ Courts and Crown Courts in the South Wales area on a regular basis to represent clients to the best of my ability. I deal with all types of Criminal cases, from serious sexual offences and fraud, to road traffic matters. I have a particular interest in representing young persons in the Youth Court, as well as vulnerable persons who may have additional needs/difficulties. I will always ensure that my clients receive friendly and compassionate advice, even in the most difficult circumstances.

I joined ETLP in 2022 and am an Associate Solicitor here at the firm. I hope to progress my career here in the years to come.


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Elinor Jones

I graduated from Swansea University with a Law degree in 2016 and went on to complete my Legal Practice Course in 2017. I completed my training contract in a local firm and qualified as a solicitor in December 2021. I joined ETLP in 2024 and am working as a Solicitor in the Criminal Law Department.

I qualified as an Accredited Police Station Representative in 2019 and am currently undertaking my Magistrates Court Duty Solicitor Qualification.

Since joining the criminal team, I have gained experience as a police station representative, representing clients whilst in custody and at voluntary interviews. I am also gaining experience advocating in the Magistrates Courts.

I understand that going through criminal proceedings can be an extremely daunting and worrying time for clients and pride myself on carrying out my work in a conscientious and efficient manner as well as providing an empathetic and approachable service to ensure clients are supported and informed throughout their matter.

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James Campbell

I qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and have over 20 years experience as a criminal defence lawyer.    I am a Solicitor – Advocate who is qualified to represent clients appearing in the Higher Courts (Criminal Proceedings) such as the crown court and the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division).  I am an Associate with the firm and head of the criminal department.

I appear in the Magistrates Court on a daily basis dealing with all types of criminal litigation and provide advice and assistance to clients being interviewed in accordance with The Police and Criminal Evidence Act.

I am a police station and court duty solicitor with a wealth of experience in dealing with all types of cases.  I have always specialised in crime and have dealt with a large range of cases from minor motoring matters to complicated frauds and murders.

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