Haywards Heath t/a Colemans

William Woodrow

William Woodrow

William joined Jevons Riley & Pope in 1965 as a trainee and qualified as a solicitor in 1971, he has lived in the Edenbridge area since 1950 and founded the Edenbridge office.

William has recently moved to our Haywards Heath office where he specialises in residential and commercial property law.

Tel: 01444 459555
Fax: 01444 440306
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Allison Tompkins

Allison Tompkins

Allison is a long standing member of the team at Colemans having joined in 1998.

Whilst working at Colemans and bringing up a family Allison studied and passed her exams for the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in 2007. She was admitted as a Fellow in 2009.

Allison specialises in Probate, Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney, she is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly and is Head of the Private Client Department in Haywards Heath.

Tel: 01444 459555
Fax: 01444 440306
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Peter Jelly - Solicitor

Peter Jelly

Peter works in the area of Wills, Trusts & Probate and shares his time between our Tunbridge Wells and Haywards Heath offices. Peter handles all the legal aspects of bereavement and the administration of estates on behalf of his clients.

Peter's considerable experience enables him to determine the most appropriate, effective, and stress-free approach to handling his client's affairs. Peter also ensures that clients receive the necessary support, help and guidance throughout.

If required, Peter is happy to make home visits enabling him to advise clients on sensitive and personal issues within their own familiar surroundings.

Tel: 01444 459555
Fax: 01444 440306
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Sue Booth

Sue has practiced in Family law for over 25 years, originally working in London at a West End firm before relocating to Sussex.

Sue has been the head of the Family Department at Colemans since 2007. Sue specialises in divorce and the arrangements that need to made on divorce and separation, such as financial settlements and arrangements for children, as well as pre-nuptial, separation and cohabitation agreements. Sue is a member of Resolution, which is a nationwide family organisation that supports a resolution of family disputes in a constructive manner. Sue is also a trained mediator and in her Family work offers a personal and bespoke service to achieve the best solution for her clients.

Tel: 01444 459555
Fax: 01444 440306
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Simon Bacchus

Simon Bacchus

Simon qualified as a Solicitor in 1989 and deals exclusively with residential property. He joined Parfitt Cresswell in May 2017 as Head of Property Services. Simon helps clients buy and sell all types of properties ranging from one-bedroom flats to executive family homes and landed estates. He has a broad client base and frequently acts for private individuals, companies, charities, trusts and executors. Simon also has experience of preparing small to medium sized housing developments for onward sale. He is known for his wealth of knowledge, calm manner and meticulous eye for detail as well as being a keen advocate of e-conveyancing and the use of conveyancing case management systems.

Tel: 01444 459555
Fax: 01444 440306
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Oliver Nelms

Oliver qualified as a Solicitor and joined Colemans in November 2017. Oliver had previously been a trainee solicitor at an established firm in Brighton where he gained valuable experience in the Private Client Department and this experience allowed Oliver to realise where his skills were best utilised and how he could most effectively help clients.

Oliver specialises in Probate, Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney as well as providing advice on tax planning and trusts. Oliver endeavours to provide his clients with a friendly, efficient and cost-effective service throughout.

Tel: 01444 459555
Fax: 01444 440306
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Eve Geere

Eve graduated from the University of Sussex in 2000 and attended the Inns of Court School of Law between 2000 and 2001 where she trained as a Barrister and was thereafter called to the Bar.

Eve formally transferred from Barrister to Solicitor in 2005 and for the following 13 years has been based in Kent, practising exclusively in Family Law.

Eve practises in all areas of private Family Law to include:

  • Matters involving children
  • Divorce and the associated financial remedies
  • Domestic abuse
  • Matters associated with co-habitation

Eve is an attentive listener and a fastidious practitioner. She is personable and professional.

Tel: 01444 459555
Fax: 01444 440306
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