Our People

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

  • Amber Ellis

    Amber Ellis

    Office Assistant

    Amber joined Clapham & Collinge Solicitors as an office assistant in December 2016, supporting both the Conveyancing and Private client...

  • 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 Eaton

    Caroline Eaton


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

  • Catherine Whiting

    Catherine Whiting

    Legal Secretary and Receptionist

    Catherine joined Clapham & Collinge Conveyancing Department in June 2005, supporting the Norwich team with all aspects of residential work.Catherine...

  • 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

    HR Manager

    Claire is the HR Manager at Clapham & Collinge. She joined in April 2017 and became HR Manager in September...

  • Elizabeth Gibson

    Elizabeth Gibson


    Elizabeth (Liz) joined Clapham & Collinge Norwich conveyancing team in October 2017, she joins with 5 years experience in Conveyancing...

  • Emerald Priscott

    Emerald Priscott

    Trainee Solicitor

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

  • Emma Newstead

    Emma Newstead


    Emma joined Clapham and Collinge in August 2017 as a paralegal after graduating from the University of Nottingham with a...

  • 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 Culling

    Frances Culling


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

  • Gaynor Smith

    Gaynor Smith


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

  • Gemma Casey (currently on Maternity Leave)

    Gemma Casey (currently on Maternity Leave)

    Chartered Legal Executive

    Gemma is currently on Maternity Leave.Gemma works in the residential conveyancing team undertaking all aspects of residential property work including...

  • Gemma Creasey

    Gemma Creasey


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

  • Holly Postle

    Holly Postle


    Holly joined Clapham and Collinge in August 2017 after graduating from the University of East Anglia with a 2:1 Law...

  • 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...

  • 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 in our Commercial Department, based in Norwich but also working from our North Walsham and...

  • James Brighton

    James Brighton

    Client Relations Assistant

    James joined Clapham & Collinge as Client Relations Assistant in August 2017. James handles all legal enquiries from new, existing...

  • 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...

  • Jessica Bailey

    Jessica Bailey


    Jessica joined Clapham and Collinge in August 2017 as a paralegal after graduating with a 2:1 degree in Law from...

  • 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

    Legal Secretary

    Laura Boud joined Clapham & Collinge Solicitors in 2012, after completing a business administration and customer service course at Paston...

  • 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...

  • Lorraine Van Heerden

    Lorraine Van Heerden

    Office Manager

    Lorraine is the Office Manager at Clapham & Collinge. She joined Clapham & Collinge Solicitors in October 2006 as PA...

  • 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...

  • Mel White

    Mel White

    Consultant Solicitor and Mediator

    Mel qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and works with Clapham & Collinge on a consultancy basis. She specialises in...

  • 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 (currently on Maternity Leave)

    Natalie Smith (currently on Maternity Leave)

    Trainee Solicitor (currently on Maternity Leave)

    Natalie is currently on Maternity Leave.Natalie joined Clapham & Collinge in September 2015 as a paralegal in the Business Support...

  • 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...

  • ​Nikki Fonseka

    ​Nikki Fonseka

    Head of Planning, Chartered Legal Executive

    Nikki is a Chartered Legal Executive and joined the firm in November 2017 as the Head of Planning. Nikki has...

  • 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,...

  • 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 third and final seat within our Commercial Department, dealing...

  • 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...

  • Sophie Grosse

    Sophie Grosse

    Norwich Receptionist

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

  • Steven Williams

    Steven Williams


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

  • Sue Pearson

    Sue Pearson

    Administrative Assistant

    Sue joined Clapham & Collinge in September 2017 as administrative assistant in the archiving department. Sue's organised manner, methodical approach...

  • 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...

  • Tina Henderson

    Tina Henderson

    Sheringham Receptionist

    Tina is the receptionist at our Sheringham Office, she is often the first point of contact for many clients, she...

  • 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

    Trainee Solicitor

    Will joined the firm as a paralegal in our Commercial Team in August 2015, after graduating from the University of...