Jacklyn Dawson Solicitors

Profiles

Non-Contentious Department

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Timothy Russen

Consultant

Tim, who practices from both the Monmouth and Newport offices, has been with the firm for 30 years. He is the Diocesan Registrar and Bishop’s legal secretary for the Diocese of Monmouth. Tim deals with both commercial and residential property transactions, including landlord & tenant, representing a number of substantial property companies and institutions. He also undertakes a variety of other work, including the preparation of wills and the administration of estates.

Specialism

Residential Conveyancing, Commercial Conveyancing, Landlord & Tenant, Business and Company Matters, Wills and Administration of Estates, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection, Law for the Elderly

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Michael Lane

Partner

Michael has considerable experience in commercial conveyancing matters including negotiating new leases on behalf of both landlords and tenants. He has been instrumental in a number of business acquisitions and sales. He also has extensive expertise in probate, wills, estate tax planning, powers of attorney and residential conveyancing.

Specialism

Commercial Conveyancing and Landlord & Tenant matters, Residential Conveyancing, Business and Company Matters, Wills and Administration of Estates, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection, Law for the Elderly.

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David Whittaker

Partner

David has practised for many years in the Newport and Monmouthshire area. Formerly a partner in the Newport firm of Le Brasseur Davis, where he practised a wide range of legal disciplines, he now specislises in property matters, wills and probate.

Specialism

Conveyancing, Commercial Conveyancing, Landlord & Tenant, Wills and Administration of Estates, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection, Law for the Elderly

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Julie James

Partner

Julie began her career at Hugh James Solicitors in Cardiff, before moving to the family’s firm of Derek James & Vaux, in Maindee, Newport. Julie acts for many high profile clients and institutions, dealing with corporate acquisitions, sales and mergers but also enjoys working in the areas of probate, wills, estate and tax planning.

Specialism

Commercial Conveyancing, Landlord & Tenant, Business and Company Matters, Wills and Administration of Estates, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection, Law for the Elderly

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Christopher Hill

Consultant

Christopher is very experienced in all facets of non-contentious law. He takes a prominent role in Company formations, acquisitions, sales and mergers as well as private client work.

Specialism

Commercial Conveyancing, Landlord & Tenant, Business and Company matters, Wills, Trusts , Taxation, Inheritance Planning and Estate Administration.

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Sioned Davies

Solicitor

Sioned started with the firm as a trainee solicitor and qualified as a solicitor in 1997. Sioned acts for a number of established companies and private clients advising them on all aspects of non-contentious law. She would be happy to assist anyone who wishes to conduct their business in the Welsh language.

Specialism

Residential Conveyancing, Commercial Conveyancing, Landlord & Tenant, Wills and Administration of Estates, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection, Law for the Elderly

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David Smith

Solicitor

David has been with the firm since 2004 and specialises in all forms of non-contentious law with particular expertise in property matters. He has extensive experience in conveyancing, wills, probate and advising the elderly as well as experience in commercial work and landlord and tenant cases.

Specialism

Residential Conveyancing, Commercial Conveyancing, Landlord & Tenant, Wills and Administration of Estates, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection, Law for the Elderly

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Helen Christofi

Legal Executive

Helen has practised in the Monmouth area for a number of years and has built up an excellent reputation in the field of probate and trust work.

Specialism

Wills and Administration of Estates, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection, Law for the Elderly

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Sara Part

Solicitor

Sara practices from our Monmouth office. She has over 10 years experience of dealing with all aspects of residential property including house sales and purchases, leases, shared equity schemes, re-mortgages and transfers of equity.

Specialism

Residential Conveyancing, Landlord & Tenant, Law for the Elderly.

Litigation Department

Karen Smith

Partner

Karen heads our family law department. She has over 30 years of experience. Karen deals with all family disputes and claims and is able to offer advice regarding immigration.

Specialism

Divorce, Separation, Children Disputes, Inheritance Claims, Immigration.

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Catherine Gwilliam

Partner

Catherine has been based in Newport for over 20 years and handles both commercial and individual disputes. Her expertise covers a wide range of matters including commercial contracts, landlord and tenant, debt recovery, insolvency and property litigation, employment matters. She acts for both private and corporate clients, including commercial landlords, trustees in bankruptcy and local businesses.

Specialism

Disputes and general litigation, Debt Collection, Agency work, Employment matters

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Jonathan Hine

Partner

Jonathan has been in practice in Newport for over 15 years, joining us on 1st August 2011. He specializes in all types of civil litigation with emphasis on personal injury claims of all types. Jonathan was, for over 20 years, a court and Police station duty solicitor and is able to advise on criminal matters in addition.

Specialism

Civil litigation, personal injury and clinical neglicence claims, employment law and commercial litigation.

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Hannah Ménard

Solicitor

Hannah joined our family law department in January 2014. She qualified as a solicitor in 2007 and practised in Cardiff before moving to practise in Newport. Hannah has throughout her career specialised in family law and is able to advise on all aspects of family work. Hannah is also a fluent Welsh speaker.

Specialism

Divorce, Separation, Finances, Children Disputes, Domestic Violence

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