Our Team

Paul Waring

Paul is a solicitor and senior partner dealing with all aspects of running the business and compliance. Paul also has a caseload of matrimonial work having been a matrimonial specialist for over 20 years.

Andrea Waring

Andrea is a partner solicitor  dealing with residential and commercial property. Andrea is a specialist property lawyer with over 20 years experience. Andrea has worked in the Waterside since 1998 and therefore has substantial experience of this area. Andrea however also has a significant number of high net worth clients living in London and throughout the country and abroad.

Matthew Knight

Matthew is a senior solicitor and has been at the firm since its inception in 2010. Matthew is a local man having been educated at King Edward VI in Southampton before going to Oxford University. Matthew is a pre-eminent expert in Wills Probate and Trust law. Matthew is also a Notary Public.

Rebecca Freeman

Rebecca is an experienced conveyancing executive working out of our Totton office. Rebecca recently joined the firm and is very well respected locally. Rebecca is the lead conveyancer in the Totton office and compliments a very experienced team already there. Rebecca is also the lead executive in our specialist new build team

Sue Bullivant

Sue is based at the Hythe office and has worked as Andrea’s assistant at this firm and their previous firm. Sue is particularly experienced in post exchange work and is an extremely safe pair of hands.

Melissa Chester

Melissa joined us previously having worked for Bond Dickinson in Southampton in their commercial and residential property departments. Melissa is a fee earner working in the new build team.  Melissa is an associate member of ILEX.

Shannon Doyle

Shannon is based in our Totton office and works with Rebecca and Mel in the new build team.

Sara Green

Sara works for Paul doing matrimonial work and also assists with property work at the Hythe office.

Michele Bennett

Michele Bennett works out of our Totton office and deals with residential sales and purchases.

Jenny Jewell

Jenny works as assistant to Matthew Knight and also assists the property team in Hythe#

Charles Waring

Charles is on a work placement in the course of his degree at Warwick University.  Charles is based aty Hythe and supports the property team

Stuart Hayward

Stuart is a law graduate of Southampton University and working with us in the property team before doing the LPC at Guilford in 2022. Stuart is based at Totton.

Lisa Essery

Lisa is in the administation team and supports both Totton and Hythe offices.



Mandy Netherwood

Mandy is our accounts manager. Mandy has worked with Paul and Andrea for over 20 years and has extensive experience of the Solicitors Accounts Rules and also practice financial management.

Cathy Smith MAAT

Cathy is an experienced Office and Accounts manager who assists mandy in the accounts department.