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

Erica Topman

Solicitor


Legal Qualification: LL.B Hons, solicitor advocate (higher rights), police station accreditation.

Expertise: Defence of serious and general crime, drugs fraud and confiscation, historic sexual offences, rape, kidnap, grievous bodily harm, fraud and money laundering.

Professional membership Member of the criminal duty solicitor scheme


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.


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.


Sam Lawson

Legal Assistant


Responsible for:

Sam Lawson is a key member of our team, he will be the person many of our clients speak to when giving a witness statements to support their case.

Sam has spent the past 30 years in the Timeshare industry, with the last 15 years advising developers and operators in all aspects of Timeshare, including compliance.


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.


Helen Rush

Administration Support


Responsible for:

Helen is fluent in a number of languages, taking on a career as an interpreter for many years. She is a crucial part of our Spanish team, allowing us to work effectively and efficiently with the Spanish banks, courts and officials while liaising with clients.

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