Meet the Team

We know that the law can sometimes be complex and confusing so we have assembled a team of specialist solicitors to lift any worries from your shoulders. They are all experts in their particular field and committed to bringing you the high standards of client care you expect and deserve.

Our people are the foundation upon which our business is built.  Our success depends on attracting the best people, nurturing their talent and forming a team that are on hand to offer you the advice and help you need, whatever your position.

With years of experience, our team guarantee a professional yet friendly service from start to finish, giving you honest and straightforward advice.

To find out more about our experts, please browse below.

Natalie Barham - Conveyancing Solicitor
Natalie Barham - partnerConveyancing Solicitor

A partner of the firm, Natalie specialises in residential conveyancing. Her areas of expertise include freehold and leasehold land, flats, shared ownership...

01752 827671 | nlb@gardandco.com

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James Bedford - Personal Injury Lawyer
James BedfordPersonal Injury Lawyer

James (Jim) Bedford joined Gard & Co in 1989 and has acquired over two decades of experience in successfully bringing claims in substantial personal injury cases. His caseload...

01752 668246 | jib@gardandco.com

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Alice Blackmore - Family Solicitor
Alice BlackmoreFamily Law Solicitor

Alice relocated to Exeter University’s Cornwall Campus in Falmouth from Lyme Regis Dorset to obtain her LLB Law degree in 2009. She then undertook the Legal Practice Course at Plymouth University completing her academic legal studies in 2013...

01752 827682 | arb@gardandco.com

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Robert Butler - Wills & Probate Solicitor
Robert Butler - partnerWills & Probate Solicitor

Robert is a partner of the firm and specialises in wills, powers of attorney and trusts, advising the elderly, tax planning, the provision of executorship services, administering estates, court of protection work ...

01752 668246 | rpb@gardandco.com

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Tony Foss - Family Solicitor
Tony Foss - partnerFamily Law Solicitor

Tony is a partner of the firm and has a regional reputation in his specialist area of family law. His exceptional wealth of knowledge is backed with over thirty years of experience...

01752 668246 | tf@gardandco.com

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Jane Gilding - Wills & Probate Solicitor
Jane GildingWills & Probate Solicitor

Jane specialises in the production of wills, powers of attorney and trusts, tax planning, administering estates, advising the elderly, court of protection work...

01752 668246 | jg@gardandco.com

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Catherine Haddon - Conveyancing Solicitor
Catherine HaddonConveyancing Solicitor

Catherine is a solicitor and member of the conveyancing team at Gard & Co. Her areas of expertise include, freehold and leasehold land, equity sharing, right to buy, re-mortgages...

01752 827669 | cah@gardandco.com

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Steven Hudson - Business Solicitor
Steven Hudson - partnerBusiness Solicitor

Steven is senior and managing partner of Gard & Co. He qualified in 1983 and has since that time practised in Plymouth. In the late 1980s Steven gravitated from general property work towards specialising in...

01752 668246 | sjh@gardandco.com

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Rebecca Lacey - Business Solicitor
Rebecca LaceyBusiness Law Solicitor

Rebecca graduated from Plymouth University in 2011 with LLB (Hons) and went on to spend a year in Staffordshire where she completed training as a legal advisor with citizens advice bureau before...

01752 827688 | rdl@gardandco.com

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Anthony Longville - Conveyancing Solicitor
Anthony Longville - partnerConveyancing Solicitor

Anthony is a partner of the firm and specialises in all aspects of residential property law. His particular areas of experise are freehold and leasehold land, small developments, flats...

01752 827665 | acl@gardandco.com

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Amanda Lyons - Family Solicitor
Amanda Lyons - partnerFamily Law Solicitor

Amanda is a partner of the firm and specialises in Family Law. Since qualifying in 2005 she has practised in Cornwall and Devon covering all aspects of family law including divorce and finances, children matters...

01752 668246 | ajl@gardandco.com

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Chris Matthews - Business Solicitor
Chris MatthewsBusiness Solicitor

Christopher is a member of the company commercial team and has over 30 years’ experience as a solicitor. With long experience in contentious matters he has also maintained a close interest in assisting business clients in all aspects of work including...

01752 668246 | cwm@gardandco.com

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Karen McCormick - Conveyancing Lawyer
Karen McCormickConveyancing Lawyer

Karen is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives who specialises in residential conveyancing. Her areas of experise include freehold and leasehold land, small developments, flats, equity sharing...

01752 827672 | km@gardandco.com

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Simon Mole - Business Solicitor
Simon MoleBusiness Solicitor

Simon is a solicitor and a member of the company commercial team at Gard & Co. Simon has expertise in a number of fields including company commercial, commercial property and employment law...

01752 668246 | srm@gardandco.com

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Helen O'Leary - Business Solicitor
Helen O'LearyBusiness Law Solicitor

Helen takes the time to make the legal process as simple and understandable as possible for her clients. She works closely with them and with the other professionals involved in a transaction to achieve a successful outcome. She likes to do this with a sense of humour wherever possible!

01752 827670 | hl@gardandco.com

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Amy Paterson - Conveyancing Solicitor
Amy PatersonConveyancing Solicitor

Amy graduated from Cardiff University with a First Class Honours degree in Law and Sociology and went on to obtain a distinction in the Legal Practice Course at the University of Plymouth...

01752 827693 | ajp@gardandco.com

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Russell Pearce - Personal Injury Solicitor
Russell PearcePersonal Injury Solicitor

Senior solicitor in the Dispute Resolution and Personal Injury Departments at Gard & Co, Russell is an experienced and knowledgeable solicitor. He believes in the importance of thoroughly explaining matters and the claims process to clients to ensure they are well informed and...

01752 668246 | rcp@gardandco.com

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Glenn Sambells
Glenn SambellsWills & Probate Lawyer

Glenn graduated from Plymouth University in 2011 with a degree in Law and after initially working for the Citizens Advice Bureau he joined Gard & Co in 2013......

01752 827678 | gs@gardandco.co

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Rachel Shoheth - Family Solicitor
Rachel Shoheth - partnerFamily Law Solicitor

Rachel is a partner and joined Gard and Co in 1998, initially specialising in residential conveyancing and then subsequently moving to the Family Department in order to diversify as a lawyer and to...

01752 668246 | res@gardandco.com

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Catherine Wadland - Family Solicitor
Catherine WadlandFamily Law Solicitor

Having graduated from Plymouth University with a degree in History, Catherine developed an interest in law. She undertook the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course, completing her academic legal studies in 2012...

01752 668246 | cw@gardandco.com

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Amy Douch - Trainee Solicitor
Amy DouchTrainee Solicitor

Born and raised in Plymouth, Amy attended the University of Plymouth obtaining a 2:1 LLB (Hons) degree in Law. After graduating in 2011, she began working as an Administrative Assistant before progressing...

01752 827692 | ad@gardandco.com

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