- Partner in the firm of Shentons Solicitors based in Winchester. Head of Civil Litigation and Family Departments.
- Specialist area of practice: Contentious probate, disputed trusts and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.
- Financial remedies within divorce
- Directors and shareholder disputes
- Employment Law, acting for employees and employers in all range of dispute.
- Professional Negligence claims against lawyers and other professionals. Other areas of practice, general common law including clinical negligence and boundary disputes.
- contract law, commercial law, building disputes.
- TOLATA, and associated trust disputes
- Deputy District Judge (civil, financial remedy and children)
- Senior Litigator status for APIL for many years. Personal injury claims ranging from modest injuries to claims of maximum severity.
- Partner in a firm in Southampton from 1994-2006 heading the civil litigation and employment department.
- Assistant Solicitor, Southampton from 1992 - 1994.
- Article Clerk and newly qualified solicitor at Shentons, Winchester from 1989-1992.
Dispute resolution experience
- Accredited by CEDR in March 2007.
- Family mediator ADR accreditation March 2015
- Law Society Family Mediation Accreditation and FMCA January 2018
- CMC Registered Mediator
Membership of professional organisations.
- Member ACTAPS
- Resolution and FMC
- Member Employment Lawyers Association
At weekends will be seen running, hiking or out on the mountain bike in the New Forest or local hills with the family or keeping up cricket.
Nature of dispute
11 June 2021Right of wayOutcome: Settled after date
16 December 2019partnership dispute (financial advisers)Outcome: Did Not Settle
12 August 2019boundary and right of wayOutcome: Settled
14 June 2019contentious probate, void will, undue influence, want of knowledgeOutcome: Settled
29 March 2019TOLATA and Children ActOutcome: Partial Settlement
24 October 2018Contentious probate/capacity/disputed loan/giftOutcome: Settled
15 October 2018TOLATA/Children Act/child arrangementsOutcome: Settled
19 April 2018TOLATA/Children ActOutcome: Settled
13 April 2018TOLATAOutcome: Settled
23 February 2018TOLATAOutcome: Settled
17 August 2017Commercial dispute (business telephone contract)Outcome: Settled after date
3 July 2017Inheritance (PFD) Act 1975Outcome: Settled
12 June 2017InheritanceOutcome: Settled
15 May 2017Inheritance (PFD)Act 1975Outcome: Settled
25 November 2016commercial litigation/business loanOutcome: Settled
27 September 2016Inheritance (PFD)Act 1975 and propertyOutcome: Settled
31 March 2016family dispute/partnership/contentious probateOutcome: Settled
14 December 2015Inheritance (PFD)Act 1975Outcome: Settled
7 December 2015Court of ProtectionOutcome: Settled
2 September 2015commercial loanOutcome: Settled
7 July 2015partnership disputeOutcome: Settled
3 April 2014Inheritance (PFD)Act 1975Outcome: Settled
15 October 2013TOLATA disputeOutcome: Settled
23 September 2013commercial lease/partnership disputeOutcome: Settled
17 September 2013Inheritance (PFD)Act 1975Outcome: Settled
4 April 2012property ownership/tenancyOutcome: Settled
8 March 2012garage/car repairOutcome: Settled
6 February 2012garage/sale of car/breach of contractOutcome: Did Not Settle
16 November 2011emplyment/directorOutcome: Settled
15 September 2011neighbours/rights of way etcOutcome: Did Not Settle
29 July 2011boundary/neighbour disputeOutcome: Settled
14 June 2011Inheritance(PFD)Act 1975Outcome: Settled
4 April 2011commercial building disputeOutcome: Settled
10 February 2011Inheritance (PFD)Act 1975Outcome: Settled
10 September 2010family trustOutcome: Did Not Settle
25 August 2010EmploymentOutcome: Settled
11 March 2010family farming partnershipOutcome: Did Not Settle
29 October 2009tenancyOutcome: Settled
11 August 2009partnershipOutcome: Settled
15 April 2009emplyment/directorOutcome: Settled
1 January 2009small claims court various through yearOutcome: Settled
29 January 2008commercial disputeOutcome: Settled
1 January 2008small claims court mediations various throughout tOutcome: Settled
- Insurance Provider IGI Pelican
- Certificate Status Certificate on file
- Expiry Date 31 March 2024
- Level of Cover 5000000
CPD & Training
CPD & Training
- Mediation Training Provider CEDR
- Date Qualified as Mediator 27 March 2007
- Training Certificate Download PDF
Approved Mediator Database Status - EU/CMC/MOJ Compliance checked
- Profile submitted Checked
- Independent feedback Checked
- History Checked
- Insurance provider Checked
- Insurance certificate Checked
- Expiry date Checked
- Level of cover Checked
- Training requirement Checked
- Qualification date Checked
- Training certificate Checked
- E.U. Code of conduct Checked
- Observations completed Checked
- Annual CPD log Checked
- Mediator status Checked
- Specialist panels Checked
- Geographical location Checked
- Professional status Checked
- League table position Checked
Approved Mediator - Clerksroom Mediator Database