Our People

Here's our team of solicitors covering Norwich, North Walsham, Sheringham and Brooke.

  • Andrea Smith

    Andrea Smith

    Marketing Executive

    Andrea joined Clapham & Collinge in November 2015, and has over 10 years' experience working in Marketing and Events in...

  • Ben Lewins

    Ben Lewins


    Ben joined the firm as a Paralegal in the Business Support Team in October 2016, dealing with Corporate Commercial, Commercial...

  • Ben Lowe

    Ben Lowe


    Ben is a Partner in the Private Client department, having qualified in 2000. He specialises in all aspects of private...

  • Caroline Ashmole

    Caroline Ashmole

    Consultant Solicitor

    Caroline works as a Consultant Solicitor in our Wills, Trusts and Probate Department. She specialises in Wills, trusts and estate...

  • Caroline Mitchell

    Caroline Mitchell


    Caroline is a solicitor in the family department at Clapham & Collinge, undertaking all aspects of family work. Caroline qualified...

  • Catherine Whiting

    Catherine Whiting

    Conveyancing Assistant

    Catherine joined the Conveyancing Department in June 2005, she is now an experienced Conveyancing Assistant who is part way through...

  • Chris King

    Chris King

    Consultant Solicitor

    Chris advises on a whole range of Private Client issues which include Equity Release, Wills (including tax planning and protection...

  • Christine Shipman

    Christine Shipman

    Legal Secretary

    Christine is an experienced legal secretary and joined the Private Client Department at Clapham & Collinge in September 2014.In her...

  • Claire Bowthorpe

    Claire Bowthorpe

    Norwich Receptionist

    Claire is the receptionist at our Norwich office and is usually first point of contact for clients coming into the...

  • Emerald Priscott

    Emerald Priscott


    Emerald joined Clapham & Collinge in August 2015 after graduating from the University of East Anglia. She currently sits within...

  • Erin Southgate

    Erin Southgate


    Erin joined Clapham & Collinge in May 2017 and has over 8 years' experience working in residential conveyancing.Erin undertakes all...

  • Fiona Grosse

    Fiona Grosse


    Fiona is a Legal Secretary assisting Caroline Mitchell in the family department, with 8 years Family Law experience she joined...

  • Frances Cullum

    Frances Cullum


    Frances grew up in the surrounding villages of South Norfolk. She then moved away to study Law at Staffordshire University,...

  • Gaynor Hay

    Gaynor Hay


    Gaynor is a Solicitor working in our residential property team, specialising in all aspects of residential property including sales and...

  • Gemma Casey

    Gemma Casey

    Chartered Legal Executive

    Gemma works in the residential conveyancing team undertaking all aspects of residential property work including freehold and leasehold sales, purchases...

  • Gemma Creasey

    Gemma Creasey


    Gemma is a solicitor in the Private Client Department specialising in Wills, Power of Attorney, Court of Protection work, administration...

  • Harriet Boorman

    Harriet Boorman

    Client Relations Assistant

    Harriet works as a Client Relations Assistant in Clapham & Collinge new business team.

  • Hugh Berridge

    Hugh Berridge

    Senior Partner

    Hugh Berridge is the Senior Partner of the firm and leads the commercial team at Clapham & Collinge.Qualifying in 1980,...

  • Ioana Birsan

    Ioana Birsan


    Ioana joined Clapham & Collinge as a Paralegal in early 2016, working within the Private Client and the Conveyancing teams...

  • Jack Shreeve

    Jack Shreeve

    Graduate Legal Executive (GCILEX)

    Jack joined the firm in March 2016 having previously worked for another firm in Suffolk. He assists Hugh Berridge in...

  • Jade Tinney

    Jade Tinney


    Jade Tinney is a solicitor working in our Commercial Department. She assists clients with a broad range of matters including...

  • Jamie Pearson

    Jamie Pearson

    IT Manager

    Jamie is the IT Manager at Clapham & Collinge and has over 15 years' experience working within IT in Law...

  • Janice Elmer

    Janice Elmer

    PA to Rosemary Farman

    Janice is PA to Rosemary Farman Head of Conveyancing Department, based in our Sheringham Office.Janice joined Clapham & Collinge in...

  • Jennifer Nash

    Jennifer Nash


    Jennifer is a solicitor in our Private Client team. She specialises in Wills, Estate Administration, Equity Release and Court of...

  • Jenny Boyle

    Jenny Boyle

    Chartered Legal Executive

    Jenny is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives having qualified in June 2010 after 5 years of...

  • Jordan Walker

    Jordan Walker


    Jordan joined the firm as a Client Relations Assistant in June 2016 after working at Aviva as a Customer Service...

  • Joseph Keeping

    Joseph Keeping

    Trainee Solicitor

    Joe joined our Business Support Team as a paralegal in October 2014. Having graduated in July 2014 from the University...

  • Julie Peart

    Julie Peart

    Legal Secretary

    Julie joined the Private Client Department in June 2014. She assists the solicitors and lawyers in the department with the...

  • Kerri-Anne Watson (nee Peachment)

    Kerri-Anne Watson (nee Peachment)

    Solicitor (currently on Maternity Leave)

    Kerri-Anne is currently on Maternity Leave.Kerri-Anne qualified as a solicitor with the firm in November 2016. She primarily works from...

  • Laura Boud

    Laura Boud

    North Walsham Receptionist

    Laura Boud is the receptionist at our North Walsham Office. Laura joined the firm in 2012, after completing a business...

  • Laura Fearnley

    Laura Fearnley

    Trainee Solicitor

    Laura Fearnley is a Trainee Solicitor at Clapham & Collinge Solicitors and currently in her second seat within our Residential...

  • Lauren Abbs

    Lauren Abbs


    Lauren is a solicitor working in our Wills, Trusts and Probate department. Lauren provides advice on a whole range of...

  • Lesley Ward

    Lesley Ward

    Chartered Legal Executive

    Lesley is a Chartered Legal Executive and has recently joined our expanding Private Client team. Prior to that Lesley spent...

  • Lin Whitehead

    Lin Whitehead

    Partner and Head of Private Client

    Lin is a solicitor and Head of the Private Client (Wills, Trusts and Probate) Department.She graduated in 1995 from the...

  • Louis Hilldrup-Boorman

    Louis Hilldrup-Boorman

    Marketing Manager

    Louis is the Marketing Manager at Clapham & Collinge. He joined Clapham & Collinge in February 2013 and became the...

  • Marina Lake

    Marina Lake

    Paralegal & PA to Lin Whitehead

    Marina is a paralegal and works with the Head of Private Client Department, Lin Whitehead, assisting her with the day...

  • Mark Kermez

    Mark Kermez

    Partner & Head of Litigation

    Mark is a Partner and Head of Litigation. A Solicitor at Clapham & Collinge undertaking all forms of dispute work...

  • Michael Olmer

    Michael Olmer

    Consultant Solicitor

    Michael qualified in 1980, and works with Clapham & Collinge on a consultancy basis. Michael deals with domestic and commercial...

  • Natalie Smith

    Natalie Smith


    Natalie joined Clapham & Collinge in September 2015 as a paralegal in the Business Support Team, after graduating with a...

  • Neale Grearson

    Neale Grearson

    Partner, Head of Family and Charities Departments

    Neale is the Head of the Family Law Department at Clapham & Collinge, based in Norwich but also acting for...

  • Nicola Steel

    Nicola Steel


    Nicola Steel has been a Paralegal with the firm since December 2013 and has previous experience as a Conveyancing Assistant.Nicola...

  • Nicola Strefford

    Nicola Strefford

    Head of Employment Law

    Nicola is a qualified Chartered Legal Executive and has over 13 years' legal experience gained in both private practice and...

  • Olivia Heading

    Olivia Heading


    Olivia is a paralegal in our North Walsham office, she supports the Wills, Trusts and Probate and Conveyancing teams. Olivia...

  • Peter Callf

    Peter Callf

    Senior Probate Executive

    Peter has recently joined our expanding Wills, Trusts and Probate department which is now one of the largest in East...

  • Philip Lumb

    Philip Lumb


    Philip Lumb is a Partner Solicitor in the Litigation team at Clapham & Collinge, dealing with all aspects of litigation,...

  • Rebecca Fowler

    Rebecca Fowler

    Chartered Legal Executive

    Rebecca is a very experienced and able lawyer, having started her legal career in 1993 and qualified as a Fellow...

  • Ren Whiten

    Ren Whiten


    Ren is a paralegal at Clapham & Collinge with over ten years experience in the conveyancing legal field. For Ren,...

  • Rosa Barker

    Rosa Barker


    Rosa joined the firm as a Conveyancing Assistant in October 2015 after working in Aviva's Chief Executive office for 3...

  • Rosemary Farman

    Rosemary Farman

    Head of Conveyancing

    Rosemary is Head of the Conveyancing Department at Clapham & Collinge. Rosemary joined Clapham & Collinge in 2010 into the...

  • Ross Norfolk

    Ross Norfolk

    Trainee Solicitor

    Ross Norfolk is a Trainee Solicitor who is currently in his second seat within our Business Support Team, dealing with...

  • Saffron Wood

    Saffron Wood

    Customer Relations Assistant

    Saffron joined the firm in March 2017 as a Client Relations Assistant in Clapham & Collinge New Business Team, she...

  • Sandra Polytarides

    Sandra Polytarides


    Sandra joined the Residential Property department as a Legal Secretary in October 2014. She assists Jenny Boyle in our Norwich...

  • Sarah Walker

    Sarah Walker

    PA to Neale Grearson

    Sarah is an experienced legal secretary having worked in family law for nearly 30 years and has been PA to...

  • Siobhan Hayhurst

    Siobhan Hayhurst

    Legal Secretary

    Siobhan Hayhurst is a legal secretary supporting Lesley Ward, based in our North Walsham office. Siobhan is an experienced legal...

  • Steven Williams

    Steven Williams


    Steven is a Paralegal in the Commercial Department, assisting in Corporate and Commercial matters, and Debt Recovery. Before joining Clapham...

  • Susan Dawe

    Susan Dawe

    Chartered Legal Executive

    Susan Dawe is a Chartered Legal Executive at our Sheringham office. She has more than 20 years experience in Private...

  • Susan Sawyer

    Susan Sawyer

    Chartered Legal Executive

    Susan works in the Wills, Trusts and Probate Department at Clapham & Collinge. She previously gained experience in Personal Injury...

  • Tammy Parnell

    Tammy Parnell

    Partner and Contentious Probate and Trusts Solicitor

    Tammy Parnell is a Partner and contentious probate and Trusts Solicitor. She joined Clapham & Collinge in 2003 and became...

  • Trevor Goodwin

    Trevor Goodwin

    Practice Manager

    Trevor is the Practice Manager at Clapham & Collinge. Having joined us in 2011, he has a strong track record...

  • Will Bond

    Will Bond


    Will joined the firm as a paralegal in the Business Support Team in August 2015, after graduating from the University...