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.

Richard Ricks

In-House Counsel

Called to the Bar: 1999

Expertise: Richard is a triple graduate, Barrister and Hardwicke Scholar of Lincoln's Inn. In 1999 Richard was called to the Bar where he has now established an incredible expertise in Public and Regulatory Law as well as Housing and Crime. Richard has rights of audience in all courts and is eligible to provide advice on evidence and procedure as well as the merits of each individual case.

John Hurley


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

Chris Lam Yan On


SRA Number 475089

Professional Qualifications LLB Law and LPC

Chris trained and qualified as a solicitor at Which? Legal, gaining experience in consumer law, employment law, flight delay compensation and holiday complaints.

James Dorgan

Consultant Solicitor

James is a Spanish Solicitor working for Sarah Waddington Legal Espana S.L based in Coín, Spain. James has a background as a Real Estate Lawyer with a law degree from the prestigious Universidad Complutense de Madrid. James is fully qualified and registered with the Bar Association of Lucena, Registration number 16164.

James' expertise allows him to provide legal advice in Real Estate Law, Urban Law, Bank Law, Inheritance Law, and Taxes.

Jane Southall

Consultant Solicitor

Professional Qualifications Called to the Bar 2009, Grays Inn

Academic Qualifications LLB (Hons) Law 2001

Jane has considerable experience advising clients on the full range of employment matters. Her legal career spans back to the Citizens Advice bureau in Keighley and the Northern Complaint Aid Fund in Bradford from 1998. From 2001, she worked for Peninsula Business Services at their Head Office in Manchester as a Team Leader and Employment Law Specialist for over 12 years.

Over the last 16 years, she has amassed considerable experience advising clients on the full range of employment matters.

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

Trainee Solicitor

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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 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.

Martin Didcock

Trainee Solicitor

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Martin has extensive experience in Legal Costs dealing with high-value Multi-Track matters, Budgets, and Bills of Costs, Civil Litigation, and Conveyancing. Martin will be looking after your cases once the initial administration has been completed by our admin team. He will be handling your entire case process from this point forward, where he will liaise with you to complete witness statements, case plans, and communicate directly with the Timeshare company to deliver you a satisfactory conclusion to your claim.

Lauren Iwanoff


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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.

Jonathan Sutton

English and Spanish Consultant 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

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

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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!

Raymond Bach

Client Acquisitions Manager

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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.

Robert Adam

Client Acquisitions Executive

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Robert has a fantastic knowledge of the Timeshare Industry, having lived in Gran Canaria for 9 years. He is on hand to help all of our new Timeshare clients work out the best legal route to take to end their Timeshare contract, and look at the possibility of compensation where eligible.

Brian Sinclair-Morrison

Legal Assistant

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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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