B P Collins LLP > Gerrards Cross, England > Firm Profile

B P Collins LLP
20 Station Road

Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx Tier 1

Based in Gerrards Cross, B P Collins LLP is a ‘powerhouse‘ when handling contentious mandates for a varied client base, most notably Biffa Waste Services, Toshiba Medical Systems, and the National House Building Council. Practice head Matthew Brandis is an ‘excellent lawyer‘, and a professional negligence and private parking specialist. Craig Williams exhibits ‘exemplary‘ understanding of disputes in the environmental and waste management sectors, supported by associate Rajiv Malhotra, who is ‘incredibly hardworking‘ and has expansive experience in the manufacturing and biotech sectors. Simon Carroll frequently acts for professional athletes in arbitrations, and Steven Smith, who was promoted to partner in May 2022, displays ‘excellent knowledge‘ of construction disputes and misrepresentation claims.

Practice head(s):

Matthew Brandis

Other key lawyers:


‘They’re quick with dealing with matters, efficient and extremely knowledgeable. The team is excellent and deals with matters quickly.’

‘The team is extremely knowledgeable on their sectors and industry, often attracting cases of high complexity and value.’

‘Matthew Brandis is an excellent lawyer, his client care is excellent. He has an amazing ability to make each client feel that they are his most important client.’

‘Craig Williams. He is very good at identifying, at an early stage, a client’s best strategy to achieve their aims in litigation. Craig’s grasp and understanding of commercial and legal matters is exemplary.’

‘Matthew Brandis and Craig Williams complement each other well and make a formidable team – this partnership of minds, passion for the law, and effort makes them stand out from their competitors.’

‘A powerhouse of a regional firm, the results that they achieve are first-class, surpassing all expectations.’

‘Simon Carroll is charming and a pleasure to deal with, but also reassuringly realistic and pragmatic when conducting litigation. Raj Malhotra is incredibly hardworking, all over the detail.’

‘Steven Smith provides excellent knowledge and experience, he displays a very high level of understanding.’

Key clients

National House Building Council (NHBC)

P B Donoghue Group

Biffa Waste Services Limited

Continental Tyres

Kawasaki Motors UK

Toshiba Medical Systems Limited

BIC UK Limited

Summerleaze Group

The Amtico Company Limited

Grove Court Properties

Employment > Employment: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx Tier 1

In Gerrards Cross, the ‘tenacious‘ and ‘knowledgeable‘ team at B P Collins LLP assists clients with the full spectrum of employment matters, most notably resisting and enforcing restrictive covenants, and directors’ duties. The firm advises a varied client roster, which includes Daiichi Sankyo UK, BIC UK and Ceva Animal Health. Jo Davis leads the team with a ‘steel fist inside her velvet glove‘, and has extensive expertise in partner and senior executive exits in addition to TUPE transactions, while Kathryn Fielder was promoted to partner in May 2022, and is a specialist in family friendly rights and internal compliance, often acting in discrimination and whistleblowing tribunal claims. Chris Brazier has moved to Doyle Clayton.

Practice head(s):

Jo Davis

Other key lawyers:

Kathryn Fielder; Greg Clark


‘The team is led by Jo Davis. The work she and her team carry out on very complex employment cases with many appeals has been exemplary.’

‘Attention to detail is first class, also the ability to see the whole case and to strategise. Jo Davis is very exceptional and those who work in her team have all been very dedicated and great to work with.’

‘Kathryn Fielder shows superb qualities in her field of expertise. She is extremely sensitive to client needs and requirements, and is a really committed lawyer.’

‘The team is highly responsive and takes the litigation work they undertake very seriously. Any client who needs bespoke attention is very well served.’

‘B P Collins is a very strong team focusing in on private client and small, medium-sized businesses. They offer a bespoke service with a regional touch at City levels of quality.’

‘A tenacious and well serviced employment team which works night and day to secure the best outcome that it can for its clients.’

‘Jo Davis is like a rottweiler in her refusal to allow any issues to be unexplored if she feels that they shall lead to the best outcomes for her clients. She keeps a steel fist inside her velvet glove.’

Key clients

His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Saqr Al Qasimi

Daiichi Sankyo UK Ltd

The Amtico Company Limited

BIC UK Limited

Ceva Animal Health Limited

Hawkins Brown Architecture Limited

CPI TMD Technologies Limited

Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx Tier 1

In Gerrards Cross, B P Collins LLP houses a ‘personal, caring and efficient‘ practice with a diverse offering, handling both contentious and non-contentious issues. The group regularly dispenses advice on capital tax planning work, with practitioners often appointed to act as professional executors and trustees. Lucy Wood heads up the practice with her vast experience in acting for high-net-worth individuals with inheritance tax planning, the administration of trusts, and lasting powers of attorney. ‘Experienced, responsive and cerebral‘ senior associate Dominic Ibbs is adept at advising on a broad range of issues, including Court of Protection applications and estate administrations, while associate Sharon Heselton has extensive expertise in advising on estates consisting of overseas assets and business shares.

Practice head(s):

Lucy Wood

Other key lawyers:

Dominic Ibbs; Sharon Heselton; Naadim Shamji


‘Working with BP Collins has always been easy. They are personal, caring, and efficient when dealing with clients at a distressing time.’

‘Sharon Heselton and Dominic Ibbs – their communication and efficiency makes the whole process run smoothly, during what can be a difficult time.’

‘Prompt attention to matters. They have a good probate and trust team .We work closely with Naadim Shamji. It goes without saying that the technical quality of the team is high.’

‘Dominic Ibbs is experienced, responsive and cerebral.’

‘Naadim Shamji is clear, comprehensive, understanding and empathetic to clients’ needs.’

Real estate > Environment and planning Tier 1

From handling corporate transactions within the waste management, recycling and renewable energy spaces, to assisting with the development of industrial and retail plans, the B P Collins LLP team is highly experienced across the board. The group demonstrates significant strength in environmental-related property matters, along with regulatory compliance issues and complex judicial reviews. Alex Zachary leads the department, boasting 20 years of advising clients on M&A in the recycling and waste sector. Craig Williams is the key litigious contact, managing regulatory prosecutions and contractual disputes. David Smellie has 12 years’ experience in assisting with environmental corporate transactions, and Alison Taylor deals with portfolio management matters and acquisitions. Jonothan Moss’ expertise lies in criminal defence and regulatory work, and Phil Hind specialises in real estate litigation issues.

Practice head(s):

Alex Zachary


‘An excellent go-to team at BP Collins – extremely knowledgeable within their sector and industry.’

‘The practice is well integrated with excellent communication, drawing upon the knowledge of the whole network in applying to each case which is needed in environmental matters that span so many disciplines.’

‘I work with Jonothan Moss who is knowledgeable in his subject area, quickly grasps the significant issues to be resolved, identifies pragmatic solutions and deals with enforcement agencies in a diplomatic way to foster good working relationships.’

Key clients

The Biffa Group

Summerleaze Group (including Summerleaze Limited (gravel extraction) and Andigestion Limited (anaerobic digestion)

2K Polymer Systems Limited

Utonomy Limited

Wycombe Film Studios Limited/Stage Fifty

P. B. Donoghue

Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx Tier 2

The ‘very experienced‘ team at B P Collins LLP, based in Gerrards Cross, advises a diverse client roster of UK branches of international companies and family owned businesses on a broad range of transactional issues and inward investments. Practice head Alex Zachary exhibits ‘invaluable‘ knowledge of the waste management, recycling, and pharmaceuticals sectors. David Smellie assists clients with commercial arrangements within the insurance and entertainment sectors, while Simon Deans maintains a technology focused practice. Senior associate Beth Miel has varied expertise spanning joint ventures and shareholders’ agreements.

Practice head(s):

Alex Zachary

Other key lawyers:


‘Able to address wide range of topics, meeting our business needs.’

‘Prompt understanding of our business needs and translation in legal terms.’

‘A very experienced team who always provide a high level of service and support.’

‘The stand out partner for me is Alex Zachary. His legal knowledge and experience are invaluable as he provides both advice and solutions for the most complicated situations. Alex is always able to determine a way forward and he has the ability to assimilate large amounts of information and give a considered viewpoint within a short space of time.’

‘Commercial, responsive and professional.’

‘Commercial team has supported our business for the last few years flawlessly.’

‘Alex Zachary has been exceptional in his advice in contracts and negotiations.’

Key clients

Biffa Waste Services

Utonomy Limited

Summerleaze group

Rico Logistics

Fidelis group of companies

Clinimed Holdings Limited

R H Amar & Co Limited

Employment > Immigration Tier 2

B P Collins LLP routinely advises high-net-worth individuals, domestic companies seeking to hire foreign nationals and corporate clients wishing to gain sponsor licenses. Jo Davis in the Thames Valley is geared to handle the full array of employment law matters, while Chris Brazier is knowledgeable of the old and new points-based system and SMS. Kathryn Fielder often assists sponsored employees, whereas Greg Clark supports private clients. All mentioned individuals split their time between London and the Thames Valley, unless stated otherwise.

Practice head(s):

Jo Davis; Chris Brazier

Other key lawyers:


‘Lawyers at BP Collins are trained in both employment and immigration law, putting them in a unique position to provide advice to employers and employees dealing with issues which cross both areas.’

‘Greg Clark is capable beyond his years of experience. He is knowledgeable, confident and reassuring for clients.’


Key clients

Vestel BV Holland

Ceva Animal Health Limited/ Ceva Sante

The Amtico Company Limited

The MBS Group

TranScrip Limited

Right Formula Limited

Daiichi Sankyo UK Limited

Work highlights

Private client > Contentious trusts and probate Tier 2

The contentious trusts and probate team at B P Collins LLP is geared to handle the administration of trusts, the interpretation and validity of testamentary documents, as well as the removal of personal representatives. The ‘outstanding’  Craig Williams leads the team, while head of the dispute resolution practice Matthew Brandis is thoroughly experienced in contentious commercial matters. Imogen Pike is a newly qualified practitioner who has been described as a ‘great addition to the team.’  All named individuals are located in Thames Valley.

Practice head(s):

Craig Williams

Other key lawyers:


‘A good partner-led team, headed up by the very capable Matthew Brandis. The team is small but effective, focused, and efficient.’

‘They are a great team who punch above their weight and are highly skilled and regarded. They deal with top quality litigation and are also backed up by a very experienced private client team.’

‘BP Collins demonstrates absolute commitment to clients from the outset – assembling as much information as soon as possible in order to give high quality and informed advice. The approach is both strategic and tactical – but always placing the client at the centre of advice and case management.’

‘Matthew Brandis is a brilliant asset – he is adept and extremely knowledgeable, meticulous, and pragmatic.

‘Craig Williams is exceptional.’

‘Craig Williams has been outstanding in all my dealings with him.’

‘Particular mentions go to Craig Williams and Matthew Brandis who have excellent reputations in the market and are highly progressive and innovative. Great body of knowledge, always willing to help and collaborate with other professionals to find solutions for clients.’

‘Imogen Pike while early in her career has a great path ahead of her – she is a great addition to the team.’

Work highlights

Private client > Family: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx Tier 2

The ‘brilliant‘ team at B P Collins LLP, based in Gerrards Cross, is best known for dispensing advice on disputes concerning child arrangements and financial cases concerning family trust and remuneration structures. Practice head Sue Andrews is a ‘truly exceptional lawyer‘ who primarily handles high-net-worth financial remedy matters involving trust arrangements, private businesses and overseas assets, in addition to child issues concerning coercive control and domestic violence. The ‘fantasticLaura Mortimer joined the team from Hedges Law in January 2023, contributing her expertise in divorces between high-net-worth individuals with international finances. Claire Filer, Fran Hipperson and Sadie Glover departed the practice in 2022.

Practice head(s):

Sue Andrews

Other key lawyers:

Laura Mortimer; Ella Moxey


‘The niche family law department at BP Collins are extremely strong in their offering, with City-grade expertise at a local level and a cohesive team. In my view, no other local firm comes close.’

‘Sue Andrews is a truly exceptional lawyer who has the experience and expertise to handle cases at any level. She gives clients sensible advice and fights their corner very strongly.’

‘The team are very user friendly, approachable and easy to deal with.’

‘Laura Mortimer is fantastic. Straightforward, clear, realistic and fair in her advice and approach to any case. It’s hardly surprising that client’s love her. I think she’s first class. BP Collins are lucky to have her.’

‘Extremely clear and sympathetic advice, often in the face of frustration and upset. Family group personnel are all lovely.’

‘The family law team at BP Collins are brilliant. They have an incredible amount of experience in dealing with complex matters involving divorce. They handled my case with amazing professionalism and expertise.’

‘Sue Andrews is a brilliant family lawyer. She was completely professional and handled everything in my divorce brilliantly. Her ability to create solutions in complex and acrimonious situations is incredible. Ella Moxey also worked on preparing my case for court and did an amazing job. Ella left no stone unturned and the court process was therefore not too stressful.’

Real estate > Commercial property: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx Tier 2

The ‘professional, knowledgeable, and engaging‘ group at B P Collins LLP exhibits a ‘wide variety of skills‘ when acting for investors, waste management companies, and developers. Alison Taylor heads up the Gerrards Cross-based practice with her longstanding expertise in commercial lease transactions and portfolio management work, often acting for local authorities. The ‘brilliantMaria Mowberry has a great deal of knowledge surrounding corporate support, real estate finance, and residential development matters, while Martina Razaq is a residential property expert and regularly advises clients on legal charges and equity releases.

Practice head(s):

Alison Taylor

Other key lawyers:


‘Good, strong knowledge provided in a great way. Easy to work with.’

‘The team is personable, professional, knowledgeable, and engaging. They are friendly, easy to access, and have a wide variety of skills.’

‘Maria Mowberry is friendly and efficient. Maria is brilliant.’

‘B P Collins make me feel that my work matters and they offer a first-class service.’

‘Maria Mowberry is always available and always knows what is going on, and her advice is always prompt, considered, practical, and wise.’

Key clients

Stage Fifty UK Ltd

Asset Arts Limited

Biffa Group

Welford Investments Limited

Rico Logistics Limited

Summerleaze Limited

Mobile Mini, Inc

Lacoste UK Limited

Bijou Living Limited

CliniMed Holdings Limited

Welland Medical Limited

Stable Ventures Limited

Crime, fraud and licensing > General crime and fraud Tier 4

With a strong focus on road traffic offenses, B P Collins LLP’s ‘thoroughly recommended‘ crime practice is located in Gerrards Cross, and jointly led by James Constable and Jonothan Moss, who is especially well versed in road traffic and regulatory law. Constable has niche knowledge in prosecutions brought by the Environment Agency, while Olivia Duncan is recommended for advice on a range of criminal matters, including domestic abuse cases.

Practice head(s):

James Constable; Jonothan Moss

Other key lawyers:


‘James Constable – clients have always been very happy with the work which he has done. I have appreciated his accessibility and willingness to work collaboratively. He is very approachable, clear and inspires confidence in his approach to matters. Would not hesitate to recommend.’

‘They are my “go-to” criminal lawyers if, and when, my clients need criminal law advice. This is because their communication is exceptional. Their knowledge of their area of law is unrivalled and they have always helped to secure very good outcomes, sometimes against all the odds. Thoroughly recommended.’

‘James Constable is easy to work with, approachable, knowledgeable and clients like him. A great solicitor and one I would not hesitate to recommend in the future.’

Work highlights

Real estate > Property litigation Tier 4

Demonstrating a ‘great range of expertise and skills’, B P Collins LLP’s property litigation practice has extensive experience of handling landlord and tenant disputes, ranging from dilapidations to forfeiture and breaches of covenant. Based in Gerrards Cross, Phil Hind leads the team, routinely representing multinational companies and commercial landlords in high-value property claims. Associate Elliott Brookes focuses on rights of way and boundary disputes. Manjot Dhillon is knowledgeable on breaches of lease and leasehold enfranchisement affairs, while Kishen Bhimsingh concentrates on TOLATA claims.

Practice head(s):

Phil Hind


‘A fantastic team with a great range of expertise and skills. In my experience everyone I have dealt with has been very professional and knowledgeable.’

‘Elliott Brookes is a stand-out individual. He is a pleasure to deal with, always keen to assist and is very personable.’

‘I felt that the client was very well looked after by a team of lawyers that understood her case and cared about the outcome.’

‘Manjot Dhillon was superb. Responsive, helpful, clever and available.’

‘A small, united team that work together seamlessly. Capable and approachable in equal measure.’

‘Phil Hind – highly knowledgeable, commercially astute and without ego. Phil handles complex property litigation matters and works ferociously for his clients.’

B P Collins LLP is a consistently successful law firm dedicated to delivering robust legal solutions for both commercial and private clients though all stages of their business or personal life. The firm operates in  London, Gerrards Cross and Thame.

The firm: The firm specialises in tailored, innovative and effective legal advice for all clients, ranging from business start-ups to multinationals, and successful entrepreneurs to retired professionals. For over 55 years, the firm has developed an enviable reputation for competence and excellence. It has a solid track record of winning cases, solving clients’ problems, managing risk, safeguarding and growing wealth, and providing peace of mind. B P Collins continues to hold the Law Society’s Practice Management Standard (Lexcel) and other Law Society quality schemes.

Types of work undertaken
Corporate: the team works with investors, business owners and UK branches of international businesses, amongst others.  They are renowned for flexibility and responsiveness and greatly value communication with clients to formulate the right strategy to take forward.

Commercial: this team of experts work in partnership with clients to protect them and limit their liability. Their knowledge and experience enables them to guide clients through challenges and ensure consistency and quality of service and brand. They are meticulous in their approach and often act as a second opinion to in-house teams to ensure legal budgets go further. They help clients prevent costly and negative situations.

Employment: this established and dedicated team is well known for tackling difficult and sensitive issues. They manage a diverse case load, acting for employers and C-suite employees. The size of the practice allows for individual specialisms in its core areas of corporate support, employment rights and benefits, contracts, executive terminations, business immigration, discrimination and dismissal claims, protection of confidentiality and business transfers. The team regularly challenges existing case law.

Dispute resolution: the firm’s sizable, and growing, litigation team includes several experts in their respective fields and qualified mediators. Its continuing growth and diversity ensure that the team’s solid track record of winning cases before courts of all levels is maintained. The team offers rapid, clear and practical advice on all commercial contract disputes, construction, partnership and shareholder disputes, IP and IT disputes, factoring and trade finance, fraud and insolvency to large and successful businesses across the UK. Its highly successful property litigation team enables the firm to handle landlord and tenant disputes for many clients. A specialist construction disputes team supports the firm’s property clients and a growing criminal disputes team deal with professional discipline, regulatory investigations, business crime and fraud as well as services relating to driving offenses, illegal encampments, victim’s rights and mental health.

Commercial and residential property: the team boasts recognised field leaders with longstanding experience in commercial and residential development, waste and gravel industries, the retail sector and creative industries. They offer expert advice regarding secured lending, sales and leasebacks, joint ventures, development agreements, commercial acquisitions residential investment and trust-related work. The team also advises on the challenging impact of environmental law on property ownership and transactions. Support is provided to the corporate practice in undertaking acquisitions, refinancing and disposals, and the team provides residential property services to individuals with significant assets.

Family: this skilled and respected team contains a breadth of experience that attracts a variety of high-profile family and divorce cases. They advise high-net-worth clients on their divorce or separation, foreign assets, pensions and pre-nuptial agreements. Where children are involved, the team help with decisions about their care and the financial arrangements for them. They are committed to a constructive approach to resolving family matters.

Private client: legal directories continue to regard the team as one of the best in the Thames Valley. They provide a dedicated trust administration service and legal services specifically for not-for-profit organisations and issues affecting the elderly, an area that traditional practices rarely cover. The team has recognised strength in estate planning and administrations and trusts, including offshore trusts. It increasingly handles international tax and domicile issues for a diverse range of wealthy clients.

Department Name Email Telephone
Senior partner Simon Deans simon.deans@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Business immigration Kathryn Fielder kathryn.fielder@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Corporate and commercial Simon Deans Simon.deans@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Corporate and commercial Alex Zachary alex.zachary@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Dispute resolution Matthew Brandis Matthew.brandis@bpocllins.co.uk 01895889995
Employment Jo Davis Jo.davis@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Environment Alex Zachary alex.zachary@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Family Sue Andrews sue.andrews@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Private client disputes Craig Williams craig.williams@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Technology and IP Alex Zachary Alex.zachary@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Private client Lucy Wood lucy.wood@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Residential property Martina Razaq martina.razaq@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Commercial property Alison Taylor alison.taylor@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Commercial property Maria Mowberry maria.mowberry@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Corporate and commercial David Smellie david.smellie@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Employment/Business immigration Kathryn Fielder kathryn.fielder@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Dispute resolution Craig Williams craig.williams@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Property litigation Elliott Brookes elliott.brookes@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Private client Sharon Heselton sharon.heselton@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Private client disputes Matthew Brandis matthew.brandis@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Private client/Notary Dominic Ibbs dominic.ibbs@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Construction disputes Steven Smith steven.smith@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Criminal disputes Jonothan Moss jonothan.moss@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Criminal disputes Olivia Duncan olivia.duncan@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Dispute resolution Simon Carroll simon.carroll@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Employment Alix Beese alix.beese@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Family Laura Mortimer laura.mortimer@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Family Emma Leavesley emma.leavesley@bpcollins.co.uk 01895889995
Photo Name Position Profile
Sue Andrews photo Mrs Sue Andrews Partner and Practice Group Leader
Matthew Brandis photo Matthew Brandis Partner and Practice Group Leader
Elliott Brookes photo Elliott Brookes Senior Associate
Simon Carroll photo Mr Simon Carroll Partner
Greg Clark photo Greg Clark Associate
Jo Davis photo Jo Davis Partner and Employment Practice Group Leader
Simon Deans photo Simon Deans Senior Partner
Manjot Dhillon photo Manjot Dhillon Associate
Kathryn Fielder photo Ms Kathryn Fielder Partner
Sharon Heselton photo Sharon Heselton Senior Associate(non solicitor) and Probate Specialist
Dominic Ibbs photo Dominic Ibbs Senior Associate
Rajiv Malhotra photo Rajiv Malhotra Senior Associate
Beth Miel photo Beth Miel Senior Associate
Jonothan Moss photo Mr Jonothan Moss Principle lawyer
Maria Mowberry photo Ms Maria Mowberry Partner.
Imogen Pike photo Imogen Pike Solicitor
Gillian Price photo Ms Gillian Price Principal lawyer
Martina Razaq photo Mrs Martina Razaq Partner. 
David Smellie photo David Smellie Partner
Steven Smith photo Steven Smith Partner
Alison Taylor photo Alison Taylor Partner and Practice Group Leader  
Craig Williams photo Craig Williams Partner
Lucy Wood photo Ms Lucy Wood Partner and Practice Group Leader
Alex Zachary photo Alex Zachary Partner and Practice Group Lead
Number of UK partners : 18
Number of other UK fee-earners : 53
Law Society
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B P Collins is committed to promoting a fair working environment in which all are treated equally regardless of colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, disability or age.

We value diversity and actively promote these principles by seeking to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly with dignity and respect, recognising and encouraging individual contribution within the organisation and aiming to ensure that our staff achieve their full potential.

All employment decisions are taken without reference to irrelevant or discriminatory criteria and we endeavour not to discriminate in the areas of recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, training, access to benefits and services, discipline or dismissal.

We regularly review our recruitment procedures to maximise applications from all areas of society and to ensure equal opportunities at all stages.

It is also our policy that all employees should be allowed to work in an environment free from harassment, bullying or unsolicited or unwelcome comments or overtures on discriminatory grounds.

We recognise the need for staff to balance their career and domestic responsibilities and support flexible working requests wherever possible.

Our diversity facts:


Female: 60% Male: 36% Prefer not to say: 4%


16-24: 10% 25-34: 43% 35-44: 15%

45-54: 15% 55-64: 10% 65+: 3% Prefer not to say: 4%


Indian: 8% Pakistani: 1% White Asian: 1% Other Mixed/Ethnic: 3% British/English/Northern Irish/Scottish: 71% Irish: 3% Other White: 6% Prefer not to say: 7%

Disability (according to the definition of the Equality Act)

Yes: 7% No: 86%

Client name: Helen Webster

“Matthew was brilliant from the outset, very responsive and quick to respond to emails or concerns even late into the evening and at weekends! Very professional and honest and I always felt as if Matthew had my best interests at heart. I worked with Matthew for approximately 10 months due to the length of time it took to resolve my matter and the quality and standard of service throughout was faultless.”