Reading

Vanessa Gardiner

Vanessa Gardiner

Vanessa joined Parfitt Cresswell in February 2013 having previously been a Partner in a Reading law firm.

Vanessa specialises in all aspects of Family Law. She believes it gives her the opportunity to work closely with people helping them transition through a difficult time in their life and preparing them for their future ahead by achieving the right solution or outcome.

Vanessa will provide bespoke family law advice as well as the personal support needed. Whether it is about the breakdown of a personal or parental relationship and arrangements for children, or the need to prepare for the future through relationship agreements including pre-marital or cohabitation agreements, and Declarations of Trust.

Vanessa is a member of Resolution and a Resolution trained Collaborative family lawyer.

More can be found about Vanessa on Linkedin and also thamesvalley-collaborativelawyers.org

Tel: 01184 020881
Fax: 01189 474410
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Sofie Corbin

Sofie Corbin

Sofie joined Parfitt Cresswell’s Caversham office as a Family Lawyer in October 2016. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and a Resolution-trained Family Mediator. Sofie has previously worked for firms in Reading and Oxford.

Sofie joined Parfitt Cresswell’s Caversham office as a Family Lawyer in October 2016. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and a Resolution-trained Family Mediator. Sofie has previously worked for firms in Reading and Oxford.

Tel: 01184 020881
Fax: 01189 474410
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Javita Malhotra (née Sharma)

Javita joined Parfitt Cresswell’s Windsor office in July 2016 having previously worked at a central London firm. She specializes in all aspects of family law including, divorce, separation, financial matters and Children Act matters, including issues concerning contact, maintenance, removal from the jurisdiction and emergency applications such as Prohibited Steps and Non-Molestation Orders.

She has extensive experience of cases with an international element such as high net divorces involving properties abroad, issues over the validity of overseas marriages and also international child abduction.

Javita is committed to achieving the best outcome for all of her clients recognizing that each case is unique.

Javita studied Spanish & Italian at University and lived in Siena in Italy for one year before studying law. She is a qualified Swimming Instructor and used to be a member of a Synchronized Swimming team in London.

Tel: 01184 020881
Fax: 01189 474410
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Kiran Panaich

Kiran Panaich

Kiran joined Parfitt Cresswell in December 2016 having previously worked in the Private Client department of a firm based in Pinner. Kiran specialises in all aspects of Private Client work including Administration of Estates, Will drafting, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection applications.


Tel: 01184 020881
Fax: 01189 474410
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