Tunbridge Wells t/a Keene Marsland

Paul Barratt - Partner

Paul Barratt

Paul's specialist fields include acting in various areas of commercial property as well as handling high value or complex residential conveyancing transactions.

Paul provides a bespoke service to a variety of clients including property companies, family trusts managing large portfolios, property developers as well as private investors.

Paul balances a personal and friendly service with a professional and thorough approach and consequently many clients recommend Keene Marsland to their friends and family members.

Tel: 01892 526442
Fax: 01892 510486
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Peter Jelly - Solicitor

Peter Jelly

Peter's expertise is Wills, Trusts & Probate and he 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: 01892 526442
Fax: 01892 510486
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Anita Bates - Tax Manager

Anita Bates

Anita is a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians and offers our clients a comprehensive range of tax and accounting services to include preparation of Self Assessment Tax Returns, Inheritance Tax forms and Capital Gains Tax calculations. She can help you plan and manage your tax affairs to help minimise all your tax liabilities.

Anita is also responsible for the general administration of a number of trusts, assisting with the administration of estates, dealing with executors, trustees and beneficiaries. She can offer assistance with finalising lifetime tax affairs, preparation of trust and estate tax returns and accounts.

Anita has built up a considerable portfolio of personal clients and trust matters, advising on a variety of aspects from benefit claims and tax credits to complex personal and trust tax issues.

If required, Anita is happy to visit clients in their own home wherever possible.

Tel: 01892 526442
Fax: 01892 510486
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Stephen Wilmot

Stephen started his career as an outdoor clerk for a firm of solicitors in Lewisham. He did an external law degree at University of London and then did part of his Articles in East Grinstead sitting his Law Society Finals in 1991/92. Stephen returned to the solicitors in Lewisham to complete his Articles and was admitted as a Solicitor in September 1993. Over the last 15-20 years Stephen has been involved in Matrimonial/Family work, Personal Injury and Employment, he then dropped Employment and has done the two remaining areas up to now and is on the Law Society Panels for both.

Stephen joined Keene Marsland in September 2015, primarily to do Family/Matrimonial work including divorce, finance, children issues and (for non-married couples) property disputes (under The Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996).

Stephen lived in Tunbridge Wells for many years and now lives in East Sussex.  His interests are rugby, cricket and football in that order!

Tel: 01892 526442
Fax: 01892 510486
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Emma Howse

Emma studied law at the University of Kent and graduated in 2010. She started working in Property Law as a Conveyancing Assistant at a top 20 South East firm in 2011 and was promoted to Conveyancing Executive in 2013.

Having gained experience in dealing with referred work, Emma wanted to provide a more personal service to clients and joined Keene Marsland in August 2015.  Emma deals with all aspects of residential conveyancing including leaseholds, new builds and shared ownership.

Emma's outside interests are swimming and travelling, her favourite place to visit being Japan.

Tel: 01892 526442
Fax: 01892 510486
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Toby Fountaine

Toby joined Parfitt Cresswell in 2017. Toby previously spent ten years in London, including in a head of a department role and subsequently led a Private Client team at a large East Sussex firm for a period after that.

Toby now manages the Private Client Departments of our offices in Kent and Sussex and is part of the senior management team at Parfitt Cresswell.

Toby specialises in all aspects of Private Client work (tax planning, Wills, trusts, probate, family property, powers of attorney and Court of Protection matters) and offers sensible and practical advice to his clients.

Toby also advises on publishing law and contracts and has lectured at the London School of Journalism on media law.

Tel: 01892 526442
Fax:: 01892 510486
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