Our Commercial Dispute Lawyers
Sally joined us from a large regional firm and is a solicitor specialising in Employment Law and Dispute Resolution since 2006. Sally works in our King's Lynn office and handles civil litigation matters including contract disputes, debt recovery, wills and landlord/tenant disputes. Sally advises on all aspects of Employment Law including employment contracts, compromise agreements, handling employment disputes and representation in the Employment Tribunal.
Sally's hobbies include music, reading, running and winter sports.
Chris is a solicitor, the firm's Managing Partner and a key member of both the Personal Injury and Employment Law teams. He is a Senior Litigator with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, a member of the Law Society's Personal Injury Panel, and specialises in helping Union members with accidents at work and occupational disease claims. He also has a wealth of experience advising on all aspects of Employment Law including claims for unfair dismissal, disability claims and TUPE transfers.
Kim is a Chartered Legal Executive specialising in Dispute Resolution and Employment Law. Kim joined the firm in 2002 and is based in the King's Lynn office. Kim advises on a wide range of litigation matters, including contract disputes, debt collection, commercial and residential landlord/tenant and property disputes. Kim acts on behalf of employers and employees in Employment Tribunal claims and she advises on all employment matters, including unfair dismissal claims, discrimination claims and TUPE related claims. Kim also drafts and advises upon employment contracts.
Outside of work, Kim enjoys socialising, keeping fit and spending quality time with her family.
Barbara is a solicitor based at our Ely office. She is a graduate of the University of Durham and trained at a Central London firm. Barbara has had a varied legal career with previous spells in practice in both Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. She has also lectured extensively in law with a particular emphasis on land law. Barbara is part of our Dispute Resolution Department specialising in property disputes and also disputes arising from wills and estates. Her areas of expertise include boundary problems, residential and commercial landlord and tenant disputes, adverse possession, rights of ways, Land Registry problems and questions arising from the joint ownership of property. She is an established member of the Property Litigation Association.
Barbara is a good Italian speaker. Her interests include walking and reading.
Michael is a Partner in our Ely office specialising in Employment, Criminal and General Litigation matters. Michael was a salaried partner at Wilson Browne in Kettering from 1985, before joining the firm as a Partner in 1992.
Michael deals with all aspects of Employment Law and practice for both employers and employees, in addition to commercial and other Civil Litigation. He also undertakes Criminal work, and regular advocacy in this and other areas.
Michael was founder President and is an active member of Ely Hereward Rotary Club. He is also a member of Ely 41 Club (for ex-Round Tablers) and is involved with other local organisations. His outside interests include sport (particularly football and Leicester City Football Club), doing anything energetic, and developing a song portfolio which has led from learning to play guitar.
Richard is the Finance Director and Partner with responsibility for the firm's finances. He is the firm's Compliance Officer of Financial Administration (COFA) and is solicitor and Partner in our Family, Civil Litigation and Employment departments based in King's Lynn.
Richard became a solicitor in 1986, and has been a Partner since May 1991. Richard brings over 20 years of litigation experience and deals with particularly contentious financial issues in divorces for SME owners and their spouses, commercial disputes of all sorts, contentious probate matters and professional negligence disputes for the firm.
Richard is a trained civil litigation mediator, a Member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association and a Resolution Trained Collaborative Family Lawyer able to deal with collaborative work, and is also a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists.
Richard is also the Chair of YMCA Norfolk and a trustee of a number of local charities, a church elder and a member of the Lawyers Christian Fellowship.