Our People

Sarah Waddington

Principal Solicitor (Director)

SRA Number 328577


Legal Qualification: Police station accredited advisor, Duty Solicitor, Member of the Institute of Legal Executives (M.INST.L.EX) 1999, Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives (F.INST.L.EX) 2001, PG DIP LAW 2003, Legal Practice Course.

Year of Admission: 2004

Expertise: Criminal law; Litigation; Timeshare and consumer issues; Financial mis-selling; Taxi licensing.

Professional Memberships: The Law Society, Deptherapy Charity - Board Member, Secretary & Treasurer.

John Hurley

Solicitor

SRA Number 148930


Legal Qualification: Bachelor of Civil Law (NUI)

Year of Admission: 1991

Expertise: Personal Injury; Civil Litigation; ADR; Flight delay claims; Timeshare relinquishment/compensation claims


Stephen McGlade

Solicitor


SRA Number 164874

Legal Qualifications: LLB(Hons) Law, Solicitor, DCA, M.C.T.S.I.

Qualified: 1994

Professional Memberships: Law Society & Chartered Trading Standards Institute

Expertise: Consumer & Holiday Law, including; welfare, benefits, housing, neighbour disputes, tenancy issues, parking disputes, holiday law problems, flight delays, timeshare and package travel complaints, denied flight boarding issues and much more.

Lisa Taaffe

Legal Executive


Legal Qualification: FCILEx (Fellow)

Qualified: 2009

Expertise: Civil Litigation; Personal injury; Road traffic claims; Fraud

Professional Memberships: Institute of Legal Executives

Ornella Luccardi

Paralegal


Legal Qualification:

LLB Law & LPC

Qualified:

2012

Expertise:

Ornella has a vast experience in Civil Litigation, Personal injury, Road traffic claims and Fraud. She works alongside Lisa in the Holiday Law department, where she will be a key force in ensuring your case is handled in the best way. Ornella's family are from Chile, so she is also fluent in Spanish making her a key member of our team when liaising with the Spanish legal bodies and banks for Spanish Property, Conveyancing and Clausula Suelos cases.


Jennifer Talabi

Paralegal


Legal Qualification:

LLB Law & currently training for her LPC and MSE

Qualified:

2017

Expertise:

Jennifer previously worked for a law clinic which gave her the opportunity to work in a number of different areas of law, her passions being in Contract law, Property law, Family law, and Wills and Probate. Jennifer will be ensuring your Witness Statement and Case Plans along with other key pieces of documentation are prepared in anticipation for your designated Solicitor to work on your case.


Lauren Iwanoff

Paralegal


Legal Qualification:

LLB & LLM Law

Qualified:

2011

Expertise:

Lauren has a great knowledge of Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Conveyancing, Wills & Probate among others, working in both the private and legal aid side. Lauren is also a qualified Appropriate Adult and will be working directly for the Solicitors. Lauren will be ensuring your case plans, witness statements and other key documents are prepared on your behalf before handing the case on to your designated Solicitor.


Martin Didcock

Paralegal


Legal Qualification:

LLB & LPC Law

Qualified:

2009

Expertise:

Martin has extensive experience in Legal Costs dealing with high-value Multi-Track matters, Budgets and Bills of Costs, Civil Litigation and Conveyancing. As a member of our team of Paralegals, Martin will be looking after your cases once the initial administration has been completed on your case. He will be taking your witness statements, creating your initial case plans and liaising with your assigned Solicitor to ensure your cases are completed as efficiently and effectively as possible.


Jonathan Sutton

English and Spanish Solicitor

SRA number 301779 & Málaga college of lawyers number 21UE


Legal Qualification: PG DIP LAW

Qualified: 2003

Expertise: Personal injury, accident investigation, Inheritance and application of international law

Professional Memberships: The Law Society, The Law Society Private Client Section, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

David Partington

Barrister


Qualifications:Downing College, Cambridge History 2:1 & Law 2:1

Qualified:

1987

Expertise

David specialises in Timeshare contract disputes, civil procedure, limitation, low-velocity-impact claims and all aspects of the recovery of money, including constructive trust, tracing and restitutionary claims. David regularly conducts litigation for and on behalf of local authorities around their rights and obligations as landowners and public authorities, including in respect of rights of common and the law of town and village greens, in which capacity has appeared as both advocate and as inspector in public inquiries.



Christopher John Hill

Notary Public


Legal Qualification: LlB(Hons) Law

Qualified: 1971 - Solicitor; 1985 - Notary Public

Expertise: Notary Public Services including Power of Attorney, Affidavit, Certified copies of documents, Apostille

Professional Memberships: The Notary Society

Antony Booth

General Manager


Responsible for:

Antony is in charge of the day to day running of the firm. He has a wealth of knowledge in all departments of the business and is on hand to help all members of staff whenever they need it.

Antony ensures that all team members are kept abreast with current events and changes in legislation. To put it simply, Antony is the one who ensures all areas of the business run as smoothly as possible!


Kelly Owen

Compliance Manager


Responsible for:

Kelly ensures that all of the preliminary paperwork is completed before we begin work on each individual case. Kelly is our Timeshare guru, she has a deep knowledge of the industry, the way it works and the individual resorts our clients have ownership with.

Kelly will be your first point of contact for the initial stages of contact.


Raymond Bach

Legal Adviser & Senior Field Investigator


Responsible for:

Raymond has an extensive knowledge of the Timeshare industry, his attention to detail and experience with helping people out of their contacts is exceptional. As a former Special Investigations Officer with the Police, he is used to the types of fraud and scams that Timeshare owners have often faced and has helped many clients through the legal Timeshare Relinquishment process.


Ellie Johnson

Compliance & Client Aquisition Executive


Responsible for:

Conducting compliance calls to all new Timeshare clients, alongside helping ensure that new enquiries are given the services they require. Ellie has a great knowledge of the legal system, and specifically with Mortgage, Property and Contract Law.


April Coone

Legal Secretary


Responsible for:

April is Sarah Waddington's secretary. She will be the main point of contact to anyone wishing to speak to Sarah. She is on hand every day to ensure that both the clients and Sarah have everything they need for a successful case.

April has several qualifications to her name, including Secretarial RSA stages 1, 2 and 3, and in 1999 qualified in Legal Processing Audio Transcription.

April has many years experience as a legal secretary, working in a multitude of legal sectors.


Brian Sinclair-Morrison

Legal Assistant


Responsible for:

Brian looks after our Spanish office, focussing his attention on the Clausula Suelo clients. Brian has an unprecedented knowledge of the Spanish legal system and can help all of our clients who either own properties in Spain but live in the UK, or who live in Spain and want a UK firm to work on their behalf.


 

 

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