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Meet the team

We strive to provide our clients with a unique blend of high street friendliness and corporate professionalism. Our highly experienced team will provide your family and/or business with sound, practical legal advice which will equip you to make the best decisions regarding your matter. We treat every client as an individual and ensure that the solutions we offer address your particular situation and needs.

All of our staff are highly experienced in their particular areas of practice, giving you the confidence that the advice you receive is backed up by many years’ experience and knowledge. Your lawyer will keep you up to date on all aspects regarding your matter and ensure that you fully understand everything pertaining to your situation by advising on complex matters in plain, simple language.

We would welcome the chance to talk about your personal needs and professional ambitions. Our approachable, friendly team look forward to working with you and developing a long-term relationship with your family and/or business.

directors

James Leighton

Managing Director
Head of Legal Services for Business
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Jeannette Staplehurst

Director
Head of Residential Property
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Sarah Rowland

Director
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Samuel Cash

Director
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Simon Elliott

Director
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consultants

Nigel Cook

Consultant Solicitor
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lawyers

Bernadette Paramytha

Paralegal
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Lucy Attfield

Solicitor
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Debbie Palethorpe

Associate
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Charlotte McFadden

Associate
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Lucy Brouwer

Solicitor
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Amy Fraser

Associate
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Louise McKay

Senior Associate
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Patsy Chick

Associate
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Celeste Bushell

Senior Associate
Head of Private Client
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Michaela Sargeant

Senior Associate
Head of Family Law
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Matthew Webb

Associate Director
Head of Commercial Property
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Jessica Hunt

Lawyer
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What do people say about
Bennett Oakley?

I know that it is not yet complete, but now it seems we are in the final stages and I never really thanked you for getting this far. From where we began, to the stage we are at now, I would consider as an optimum result, and I am very appreciative for your diligence, professionalism (and of course patience) in achieving the outcome that we did.

Thank you.

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