Our People

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

  • Amanda Sturgeon

    Amanda Sturgeon

    Administrative Assistant

    Amanda joined Clapham & Collinge in March 2018 as an administrative assistant in the archiving department. Amanda is based in...

  • 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

    Trainee Solicitor

    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...

  • Caroline Tims

    Caroline Tims

    Legal Secretary

    Caroline joined the Clapham & Collinge Conveyancing Team, working from our Sheringham office in January 2017. She is an experienced...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Darby Reeve

    Darby Reeve

    Client Relations Assistant

    Darby joined Clapham & Collinge in November 2017 and works in the Client Relations Team as Client Relations Assistant. Darby...

  • 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 the firm as a paralegal in 2015 after completing her law degree at the University of East Anglia...

  • Emma Flock

    Emma Flock

    Client Relations Manager

    Emma is the Client Relations Manager at Clapham and Collinge and joined us in January 2018. She has a good...

  • 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 (currently on Maternity Leave)

    Frances Culling (currently on Maternity Leave)


    Frances is currently on Maternity Leave.Frances grew up in the surrounding villages of South Norfolk. She then moved away to...

  • 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

    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 (currently on Maternity Leave)

    Gemma Creasey (currently on Maternity Leave)


    Gemma is currently on Maternity Leave.Gemma is a solicitor in the Private Client Department specialising in Wills, Power of Attorney,...

  • Georgie Harrington

    Georgie Harrington

    Graduate Legal Executive (GCILEX)

    Georgie joined Clapham & Collinge residential conveyancing department in March 2018, she has over four years' experience working in residential...

  • 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


    Hugh Berridge is a consultant at Clapham & Collinge, following his retirement as Senior Partner of the firm. Qualifying in...

  • Jack Shreeve

    Jack Shreeve


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

  • Jade Tinney

    Jade Tinney

    Head of Corporate and Commercial

    Jade Tinney is a Solicitor and Head of our Corporate and Commercial department, based in Norwich but also working from...

  • 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


    Joseph Keeping is a Private Client Solicitor at Clapham & Collinge having joined and trained with the firm since 2014....

  • 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

    Kerri-Anne Watson


    Kerri-Anne works from our North Walsham office and qualified as a Private Client solicitor with the firm in November 2016....

  • Laura Fearnley

    Laura Fearnley


    Laura Fearnley is a Property Solicitor at Clapham & Collinge having joined and trained with the firm since 2015.Laura graduated...

  • Laura Skipper

    Laura Skipper

    North Walsham Receptionist

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

  • Laura van Ree

    Laura van Ree

    Solicitor and Head of North Walsham office

    Laura trained at another local firm whilst undertaking the Legal Practice Course on a part time basis. She was awarded...

  • Lauren Abbs

    Lauren Abbs


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

  • Lauren Wonfor

    Lauren Wonfor


    Lauren joined Clapham and Collinge in December 2017 and is currently working in the Commercial and Litigation team at our...

  • 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...

  • Marguerite Russell

    Marguerite Russell

    Credit Controller

    Marguerite became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives specialising in Solicitors Regulation Authority Accounts Rules in 2000....

  • 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 White qualified as a civil and commercial mediator in 2017, having trained with The London School of Mediation. Mel...

  • 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...

  • Molly Byrne

    Molly Byrne


    Molly joined Clapham and Collinge in August 2018 and is currently working in the Commercial and Litigation team in our...

  • Natalie Smith

    Natalie Smith

    Trainee Solicitor

    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...

  • ​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

    Trainee Solicitor

    Olivia started with us as a paralegal in our North Walsham office, she supported the Wills, Trusts and Probate and...

  • Philip Lumb

    Philip Lumb


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

  • Rebecca de Winter

    Rebecca de Winter


    Rebecca joined Clapham and Collinge in August 2018 as a paralegal supporting the Commercial and Litigation team at our Norwich...

  • 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

    Trainee CILEX

    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

    Partner and Head of Conveyancing

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

  • 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...

  • Shaun Taylor

    Shaun Taylor


    Shaun joined Clapham and Collinge in August 2018 and is currently working in the Commercial and Litigation team at our...

  • Siobhan Hayhurst

    Siobhan Hayhurst

    Legal Secretary

    Siobhan Hayhurst is a legal secretary supporting Laura van Ree and Kerri-Anne Watson, based in our North Walsham office. Siobhan...

  • Stacey Mack

    Stacey Mack

    Administration Assistant & Receptionist

    Stacey joined Clapham & Collinge Solicitors as an administration assistant in September 2017, covering both switchboard and reception in our...

  • Steven Williams

    Steven Williams

    Trainee Solicitor

    Steven joined the firm as a Paralegal in 2016 spending a year assisting with Litigation and Debt Recovery matters.Steven started...

  • 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 August 2015, after graduating from the University of East Anglia with a...