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 is head of our Employment Law department based in our Enfield office and has over 25 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in employment and civil and commercial litigation. Andrew qualified as a solicitor in 1993 after gaining a Law degree from Manchester Polytechnic. Andrew joined our firm in 2005.

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CARA SHERIDAN
PARTNER

Cara is based in our Harlow and has over 14 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in family law. Cara qualified as a solicitor in 2004 after gaining a LLB Hons degree from the Middlesex University. Cara joined our firm in 2002 and became a partner in 2010.

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JOANNA PETERS
PARTNER

Joanna is in charge of our Stoke Newington office and has over 10 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in residential conveyancing. Joanna qualified as a solicitor in 2007 after gaining a Law degree from the Queen Mary University of London. Joanna joined our firm in 2012 and became a partner in 2017.

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NANCY MORTEMORE
MANAGING PARTNER

Nancy is our managing partner and Head of the Probate and Wills Department. Nancy is based in our Enfield office. Nancy has over 20 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in wills, probate and residential conveyancing. Nancy qualified as a solicitor in 1997 after gaining a LLB Hons degree. Nancy joined our firm in 1995 as a trainee and became a partner in 2000.

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NICOLA PAYNE
PARTNER

Nicola is in charge of our Chingford office and has over 15 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in residential conveyancing. Nicola qualified as a solicitor in 2003 after gaining a LLB degree from the Middlesex University. Nicola joined our firm in 2001 and became a partner in 2007.

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OZLEM AHMET
SOLICITOR

Ozlem is based in our Crouch End office and has over 15 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in residential conveyancing. Ozlem qualified as a solicitor in 2008 after gaining a Law degree from the University of Hertfordshire. Ozlem joined our firm in 2012.

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ROB DAWSON
PARTNER

Rob is based in our Cheshunt office and has over 15 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in residential and commercial conveyancing. Rob became a Licensed Conveyancer in 2005. Rob joined our firm in 2010 and became a partner in 2018.

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WENDY GUDGEON
CONVEYANCER

Wendy is based in our Enfield office and has over 15 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in conveyancing. Wendy gained a Law degree from the Middlesex University Hendon. Wendy joined our firm in 2008.

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ANDREA GREENWOOD
CONVEYANCER

Andrea is in charge of our Ware office and has over 25 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in residential conveyancing. Andrea joined our firm in 1993.

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ANNA-MARIE
WHELAN
PARTNER

Anna-Marie is Head of our Family Law department and has over 15 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in family and child care law. Anna-Marie qualified as a solicitor in 2002 after gaining a LLB Hons degree from the University of Luton. Anna-Marie joined our firm in 1999 and became a partner in 2006.

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CHRIS SMEE
PARTNER

Chris is in charge of our Crouch End office and has over 15 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in residential and commercial conveyancing. Chris qualified as a solicitor in 2001 after gaining a Law degree from the University of Sheffield. Chris joined our firm in 2005 and became a partner in 2009.

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KENNETH WINTERFLOOD
PARTNER

Kenneth is Head of Conveyancing and is in charge of our Cheshunt office. Kenneth has over 20 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in residential conveyancing and wills. Kenneth qualified as a solicitor in 1996 after gaining a Law degree from the University of Kent at Canterbury. Kenneth joined our firm in 1996 and became a partner in 2001.

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KAREN NEWMAN
PARTNER

Karen is in charge of our Stevenage office and has over 20 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in residential conveyancing. Karen became a Licensed Conveyancer in 2012. Karen joined our firm in 1997 and became a partner in 2018.

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MARTIN ALFREDS
PARTNER

Martin is in charge of our Pinner office and has over 30 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in residential conveyancing. Martin qualified as a solicitor in 1981 after gaining a LLB Hons degree from the London School of Economics. Martin joined our firm in 1989 and became a partner in 1991.

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NIGEL BARNES
SENIOR PARTNER &
FOUNDER

Nigel is our founder and Practice Development partner. Nigel is based in our Enfield office. Nigel has nearly 40 years’ experience in private and corporate client work, specialising in business, conveyancing, family and certain areas of litigation. Nigel qualified as a solicitor in 1980.

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ROBERT WEBBER
PARTNER

Robert is in charge of our Edmonton office and has over 35 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in residential and commercial conveyancing and wills. Robert qualified as a solicitor in 1980 after gaining a LLB degree from the University of London. Robert joined our firm in 1981 and became a partner in 1984.

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TONY SCOTT
PARTNER

Tony is in charge of our Harlow office and has over 30 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in family law, Court of Protection, probate and wills. Tony qualified as a solicitor in 1986 after gaining a Law from the University of Wolverhampton. Tony joined our firm in 1989 and became a partner in 2000.