Our Team

We are extremely proud of the team we have here at Barnes and Partners. Our specialist solicitors offer the most up-to-date legal advice, support & service.

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ANDREW BRETT
SOLICITOR

Andrew qualified as a solicitor in 1993 and after working in Central London Practices joined Barnes & Partners in 2005 to head up the Employment Law Department.

In addition to his employment practice, Andrew has many years of experience in a broad range of civil and commercial litigation and continues to practice in those areas, with a particular interest in personal injury claims, property litigation and insolvency.

Away from the office, Andrew enjoys cooking and playing badminton.

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CARA SHERIDAN
PARTNER

Cara Sheridan is a solicitor within the firm, specialising in all varieties of family law at the Harlow Office. She has been with the firm since March 2002 and deals mainly with CLS funded clients.

Cara has a passion for music and is a keen singer. She also enjoys attending Jazzercise classes, eating out and socialising.

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JOANNA PETERS
PARTNER

Joanna was admitted as a solicitor in 2007 and joined the firm at the Stoke Newington branch. Joanna deals with residential conveyancing transactions in both freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, buy-to-lets, re-mortgages and transfers of equity. Joanna feels that conveyancing allows her to demonstrate her strengths of having an eye for detail and sharp negotiation skills.

Outside of work life continues at a frenetic pace for Joanna with everything done to an extreme! Describing herself as an ‘adrenaline junkie’ Joanna is a fitness fanatic, socialite and charity philanthropist. Fundraising treks up Ben Nevis and the like, she climbed to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in October 2011 in aid of Breast Cancer.

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NANCY MORTEMORE
PARTNER

Nancy is the Partner in charge of the Wills and Probate Department. She joined the firm in 1995 and undertakes all aspects of wills and probate work, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection and residential conveyancing.

Nancy’s young family keep her busy, but if she does get any spare time she enjoys Zumba fitness.

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NICOLA PAYNE
PARTNER

Partner based in the Chingford Branch of Barnes & Partners specialising in all aspects of residential property matters.

Nicola lives in North London and enjoys socialising, reading and eating out.

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OZLEM AHMET
SOLICITOR

Ozlem is a solicitor who specialises in property law. She joined our Crouch End office in 2013.

In her spare time she enjoys eating out, travelling to different countries, keeping up to date with the latest fashions and relaxing with family & friends.

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ROB DAWSON
CONVEYANCER

Robert is a Conveyancer and Associate of the Institute for Legal Executives, and specialises in residential conveyancing.

Robert is a proactive Conveyancer and prides himself on delivering an expedient and informed conveyancing service.

Outside of work Robert enjoys eating out and playing golf.

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WENDY GUDGEON
CONVEYANCING
EXECUTIVE

An experienced Conveyancing Executive specialising in all aspects of residential property matters.

Lives in the Harlow area and has many interests that include travelling, scuba diving, latin and ballroom dancing, and is a keen Spurs supporter.

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KIM BOYLETT
LEGAL EXECUTIVE

Kim is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and an Associate Member of Solicitors for the Elderly. With over ten years’ experience, Kim works in our Private Client department handling a variety of matters such as Wills, Probate and Estate Administration, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyships. In her spare time Kim sings in a rock/pop covers band with her husband and enjoys sunny walks with her puppy Basil.

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ANDREA GREENWOOD
CONVEYANCER

Joined Barnes & Partners in 1993, is an experienced Conveyancer specialising in all aspects of residential property. Lives in Hertford and in her spare time enjoys cycling, particularly by the river, and being with her family.

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ANNA-MARIE
WHELAN
PARTNER

Partner and Head of the Firm’s Family Law Department. Anna-Marie joined the firm in 1999 and specialises in all aspects of family law including divorce, ancillary relief and issues surrounding children and injunctions.

Anna-Marie is a member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel and has a particular interest in acting for parents in care proceedings.

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CHRIS SMEE
PARTNER

Partner based at our Crouch End office specialising in residential conveyancing, commercial property and will drafting.

Chris lives in North London and enjoys playing and watching all sports, current affairs and history and spending time with his young family.

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DAVID GILLARD
SENIOR
CONVEYANCING
EXECUTIVE

David has many years experience in dealing with a wide range of residential and commercial property work and business transactions.

David enjoys football, Formula 1 and socialising with friends.

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KENNETH WINTERFLOOD
PARTNER

Kenneth is the Partner in charge of our B&P E-Move Department and he is also our Complaints Handling Partner. He has been with the firm since 1996.

Kenneth enjoys playing golf and cricket, attending the theatre and travelling the world.

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KAREN NEWMAN
LEGAL EXECUTIVE

An experienced Licensed Conveyancer specialising in all aspects of residential property matters.

Lives in Hertfordshire and enjoys reading, country walking and time with her family.

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MARTIN ALFREDS
PARTNER

An experienced partner in charge of the Pinner office, he specialises in all aspects of residential property matters and will planning.

Martin lives in North London and is a trekkie who also enjoys reading, watching football and cricket.

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MICHAEL ANDERSON
CONVEYANCING
EXECUTIVE

Michael is an experienced Conveyancing Executive specialising in all aspect of residential and property matters.

He lives in Bushey, Herts and enjoys reading, walking, is a keen philatelist and supports Watford Football Club.

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NIGEL BARNES
PARTNER &
FOUNDER

Managing partner and founder of Barnes and Partners. He specialises in a variety of commercial matters, as well as being very involved in the administration and development of the firm.

Nigel lives in Central London and enjoys all sports, particularly horse racing, eating out and history.

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ROBERT WEBBER
PARTNER

Joined Barnes & Partners in 1981 and has been a partner since 1984. Robert’s clients include many property developers; he specialises in commercial and residential conveyancing and has developed a reputation for excellent service to clients.

He lives in the suburbs and enjoys photography, cycling, football and travel (when work permits).

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TONY SCOTT
PARTNER

Partner specialising in family law and wills at Harlow Office. Member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel.

Tony is a school governor and keen church bell ringer.