We have a range of solicitors who specialise in our different fields. All have experience and specialist knowledge to offer advice and guidance.
I joined Hutchins & Co as a trainee solicitor in 1984 and have worked as an assistant solicitor and then a partner and I am now a Consultant to the firm. I specialise in personal injury and housing litigation. I also do some general litigation and probate work. I advise on employment settlement agreements. I am an Association of Personal Injury Lawyers accredited Senior Litigator.
Ophelia joined Hutchins and Co in 2015 having practiced as a Family Solicitor for 7 years in the Northwest of England. She qualified as a Solicitor in 2004, and graduated from UWE,Bristol with a French and Law Honours degree. She specialises in the following areas: Divorce Proceedings,Matrimonial Finances, Cohabitation Disputes, Children Act Matters (Child Arrangement Orders dealing with Contact and Residence and Domestic Violence.
Ophelia is currently in the process of renewing her Family Law Panel Membership
After completing my BA degree at The University of York I completed a post graduate diploma in law at the College of Law. I completed my training at a local Hackney law firm and was admitted as a solicitor in 1997.
My areas of practice are Personal Injury work including road traffic accidents, employer’s liability and public and product liability claims. I am a member of The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. I also offer advice in Wills and Probate matters and Lasting Powers of Attorney.
I have a degree in Law and American studies from Keele University and came to Hutchins and Co as a trainee solicitor in 2001.
I have extensive experience of all types of residential and commercial conveyancing including sales and purchases of leasehold and freeholds, lease extensions,leasehold enfranchisement,re mortgages and right to buy purchases. I also draft wills and deal with probate and estate administration.
I have lived and worked in Hackney for 15 years and find my local knowledge comes in very handy !
Book Keeper/ Office Manager
I have been a conveyancing secretary with Hutchins & Co since 1999. Before that with several other companies – experience about 50 years in legal profession. I am married to Tony. I have one daughter who has 2 children – Gemma 9 and William 4. I am a devoted grandmother which keeps me occupied outside work. I am also the Company Secretary of St Johns Mansions Management Company (the freehold company of the block of flats where I live) because of my accumulated legal knowledge and experience
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