PRACTICE TEAM

Bryony Goodesmith Admin assistant

Bryony Goodesmith
Admin assistant

Bryony works as an admin assistant in our Bristol office. Bryony answers phone calls and provides administrative help to the Fee Earners, as well as assisting in the general running of the Bristol office.

Emily Turner

Emily Turner
Admin Assistant

Emily joined the Bristol office as admin assistant in 2018 and provides administrative support to the Fee Earners. She has previously worked for an NGO in Belgium and conducts research for the University of Bristol’s human rights centre.

George Dear

George Dear
Receptionist

George works as a receptionist in our London Bridge office. George welcomes visitors to our office, answers calls and ensures the smooth running of our reception area.

Joel Nicholls

Joel Nicholls
Office Manager

Joel works as an Office Manager across all three offices. He oversees the firm’s HR, admin, building and IT as well as any projects the firm may have running.

Lana Hylands
Legal assistant/paralegal

Lana works as a legal assistant/paralegal at our City office. She assists Beverley McBean, Christina Juman, Jane Deighton and Joanna Fleck in their casework which predominantly consists of actions against the police and inquests. Lana has previous experience in the charity sector and supporting community campaigns

Lucy Adams

Lucy Adams
PA

Lucy is a secretary working in our Bristol office. She also deals with casework administration and assists in the general running of the Bristol office.

Marianne Morris

Marianne Morris
PA

Marianne works as a PA in our London Bridge office providing administrative support to fee earners.

Michelle Creary

Michelle Creary
PA

Michelle works as a PA in our City office providing administrative support to fee earners.

Olivia Burgess
Paralegal/Admin Assistant

Olivia works on reception with George in our London Bridge office and is the initial point of contact for most clients. She assists Joel with administrative tasks relating to office and building management.

Rajiv Nair

Rajiv Nair
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Rajiv works as both a paralegal and legal assistant in our City Office. He assists Clair Hilder and Clare Hayes with their casework, which includes inquests, unlawful detention claims, actions against the police and public law litigation.

Renata Sweeney
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Renata works as an legal assistant/paralegal at the City office. Renata welcomes visitors, answers calls and ensures the smooth running of our reception area. In addition to reception duties, Renata assists the Office Manager as well as providing administrative support to the Legal Assistants and Fee Earners.