Rowberry Morris Thames Valley

0118 958 5611

Rowberry Morris is a very well established firm of solicitors. From our offices in Reading, Staines, Tadley and Richmond we provide good value and friendly services to individuals and businesses.

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115 Customer Reviews

4.9/5

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Rebecca
Verified Rebecca Added 1 week ago Report to admin
November 30, 2018 20181130201501

A Stress Free property purchase!

5

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Sharron Lewis and the team at Rowberry Morris, Staines. The support and service provided was first class and stress free, I have absolute faith in their knowledge, skill and professionalism, I wouldn't hesitate to have Sharron represent me again!

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Rowberry Morris Thames Valley responded to this review on 10 December, 2018

Thank you very much for your positive review. We are pleased that you are happy with the service received and look forward to working with you again in the future.

K A
Verified K A Added 2 months ago Report to admin
September 30, 2018 20180930211501

My Will

5

Making a Will can be a problem. Lots of worry regarding getting it right. This service did just that. I was happy with service I received.

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Rowberry Morris Thames Valley responded to this review on 10 October, 2018

Thank you for your review. We appreciate the positive feedback you have given us and look forward to working with you in the future.

Julie
Verified Julie Added 3 months ago 1 found this helpful Report to admin
September 07, 2018 20180907211501

Family

5

A professional and well run company. All staff that I dealt with gave a high level of service and were knowledgeable within their field of expertise. All of my requirements were met and handled with delicacy and consideration.

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Rowberry Morris Thames Valley responded to this review on 10 October, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Rowberry Morris. We are delighted that you are happy with the service received. Please do not hesitate to contact any one of our offices if we can be of any further assistance.

Gary
Verified Gary Added 4 months ago Report to admin
July 26, 2018 20180726211501

Obtaining Probate

5

My father died without leaving a will. Helen Greenwood and Kathy Neville at Rowberry Morris handled everything and I am very happy to recommend them.

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Rowberry Morris Thames Valley responded to this review on 10 October, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a positive review. If we can be of any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Christopher
Verified Christopher Added 4 months ago Report to admin
July 21, 2018 20180721211502

Family Affairs

5

A very professional service from start to finish. I would highly recommend Rowberry Morris to family, friends and colleagues.

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June 30, 2018 20180630211502

Wills, Trusts and Probate

5

I would like to thank you for your working in helping me get this matter closed, i understand things were slow moving and had a better appreciation for this in the closing months. So on a personal note, i would like to say thank you for support and advice while getting this matter closed.

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Susan
Verified Susan Added 5 months ago Report to admin
June 28, 2018 20180628211501

Very Satisfied

5

We received excellent service and though we were fairly new to all the legal stuff, Sharron & Zoe both were very patient and helpful.

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April 30, 2018 20180430211501

Power of Attorney & Probate

5

Both Alex Webb and Helen Greenwood were friendly and helpful and explained how things would work. Never easy to give a time scale to legal workings but both ladies did a good job.

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April 28, 2018 20180428211501

Used for Wills, House Purchase, Divorce, Cohabitant Agreement

5

I use the company for all my legal requirements. I'm very satisfied with the services, friendly and efficient, also will use the service in the future if there is a requirement.

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Alexandra
Verified Alexandra Added 8 months ago Report to admin
April 09, 2018 20180409211501

Power of Attorney and Will

5

Claire Ritchie and her secretary Carla Duckett have steered me through the process with patience and care and I cannot recommend both members of staff too highly.

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Solicitors who work at Rowberry Morris Thames Valley

  • Jasbinder Dail

    Jasbinder is a partner and head of the family department, based in our Reading office. Jasbinder deals solely in childcare law, which is work involving care proceedings, adoption and other highly sensitive cases in which Social Services are involved. She is dedicated to providing her clients with an expert level of care and represents both parents and children’s guardians in cases around the Thames Valley and beyond. Such is her expertise, that she is involved in cases throughout the country. Highly regarded in her area of law by clients, the local judiciary and other professionals, Jasbinder is capably assisted within the childcare department by Caroline Milton, who is a paralegal and training to be a chartered legal executive in her own right.

  • Anna Illingworth

    Having obtained a BA Hons History degree at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College of London University, completing her conversion course at Oxford Brookes and her LPC at Bristol University, Anna qualified as a solicitor in 1998. She joined Rowberry Morris in 2011 and became a partner in 2012. She is an employment law specialist and an ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists) registered contentious trust and probate specialist. Employment With over 12 years' specialist experience, Anna advises employers and employees in relation to non-contentious matters that include recruitment, appraisals, sickness and absence management, flexible working, contracts of employment, restrictive covenants, staff handbooks and employment processes, and systems and reorganisations. Anna also advises employers and employees in relation to employment disputes in the employment tribunals and courts in relation to disputes that include restrictive covenants, unfair dismissal, age, , maternity and disability discrimination, breach of contract and wrongful dismissal, whistleblowing and redundancy.

  • Liam Connolly

    Liam works as a dedicated dispute resolution solicitor within our Reading office. He has considerable experience of practice in a wide range of matters including commercial litigation, civil litigation and employment law. Having qualified as a solicitor in 2009, Liam joined Rowberry Morris in December 2012. Experienced in acting for both companies and individuals in both complex matters with a high financial value and technical bias, and also straightforward contractual claims. Liam enjoys assisting both landlords and tenants in commercial and residential disputes. From time to time Liam devises and delivers training and events in these particular areas. In addition to these areas of practice, Liam is highly experienced in advising employers and employees on a range of contentious and non-contentious employment issues. To make an appointment with Liam, please either e mail him liam.connolly@rowberrymorris.co.uk or contact his assistant, Karen Todd on 0118 9516630 or by e mail to karen.todd@rowberrymorris.co.uk.

  • Mary Collyer

    Mary deals with all aspects of private client work, including: preparing and updating wills, and advising on what happens if you do not have a will in place preparing and registering lasting powers of attorney the administration of an estate when a loved one dies Court of Protection work (when an individual is unable to manage their affairs) creating and administering lifetime trusts and will trusts Inheritance tax planning Mary is a fully qualified member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practictioners), an internationally recognised organisation of lawyers and other professionals who are particularly qualified to advise on wills, trusts, probate and related tax matters. Mary is also a dementia friend. Mary qualified as a solicitor in 2006, following the completion of her training contract with London firm, Collyer Bristow LLP. She worked for firms in Bath and Newbury before joining Rowberry Morris’ Reading in 2012. To make an appointment with Mary, please email her at mary.collyer@rowberrymorris.co.uk or contact either of her assistants, Victoria Frankel or Sue Payne (Wednesday to Friday) on 0118 9516612 or by email to probate@rowberrymorris.co.uk.

  • Nick Gething

    Nick qualified as a solicitor after gaining experience in th engineering and commercial fields, having originally qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Metallurgy and Materials Technology. He obtained his LLB (Hons) in law at the University of Hertfordshire in 1995 on a 2 year 'accelerated' course. He is an experienced property lawyer, focussing on Commercial Property as well as Company transactions and business transfers. His work ranges fom shop leases to large acquisitions and share sales and everything in between. Nick is also experience in residential property work, having dealt with the various aspects of sales, purchases, mortgages and leases since the 1990s. Nick is a borough councillor which helps him keep his finger ont he pulse of the local property market. To make an appointment with Nick, please email him at nick.gething@rowberrymorris.co.uk, or contact his assistant, Leigh Andrews, on leigh.andrews@rowberrymorris.co.uk.

  • Elizabeth Leicester

    Elizabeth is a Family Solicitor based at the Staines office. Elizabeth qualified as a solicitor in 1997. She has worked in leading Legal 500 practices and has acquired expertise in all areas of family law. She specialised in financial issues arising from separation and issues relating to arrangements for children. She is a member of Resolution and likes to take a conciliatory and non-confrontational approach to cases, although will call on her considerable litigation experience if required. After a career break to raise her family, she joined Rowberry Morris in April 2017. Elizabeth works closely with Pete Reynolds, who heads the Family Department in Richmond and Staines, on a broad range of family law cases, providing an efficient and comprehensive service for clients. Elizabeth is a dedicated family law practitioner who provides an understanding yet pragmatic approach to dealing with difficult and complex situations. To make an appointment with Elizabeth, please email her at elizabeth.leicester@rowberrymorris.co.uk or contact assistants Lorraine Barnes or Sarah Kubica on 01784 457655 or by email lorraine.barnes@rowberrymorris.co.uk or sarah.kubica@rowberrymorris.co.uk

  • Jane Beaven

    Jane is a solicitor based in the Tadley office, specialising in residential conveyancing matters. Having qualified as a solicitor in 2000, Jane is highly experienced in all aspects of freehold and leasehold sales and purchases including buy to let and newly built properties. In addition, Jane can help with transfers of equity, meaning the transfer of property between owners. She is able to assist in all these cases, whether or not there is a mortgage involved. Previously Jane was a chartered legal executive and trained with Rowberry Morris in the early 1980s and apart from a short break, has been with the firm since that time. Jane very much enjoys working in the Tadley community and is a strong advocate of the firm’s policy of providing an accessible, friendly and efficient, local service to clients. To make an appointment with Jane, please either e mail her on jbeaven@rmtadley.co.uk or telephone her assistant, Linda-Marie Richardson on 0118 9823777 or by e mail to lrichardson@rmtadley.co.uk.

  • Julie Gallimore

    Julie is a partner based in our Tadley office and is a highly experienced family law specialist. Julie is dedicated to providing clients with friendly, but effective and realistic advice with regards to all aspects of family law. Her primary aim is to provide understandable and practical advice and information at, what can be, a very difficult and emotional time in peoples’ lives. Julie’s specialities include matters relating to divorce and resolving financial issues which arise as a result, civil partnership cases, the negotiation and preparation of legal documents including pre-nuptial, separation and cohabitation agreements and any disputes concerning children. Julie is a member of ‘Resolution’, an organisation whose members believe in a constructive, non-confrontational and efficient approach to family law matters. She is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in financial disputes concerning substantial assets and/or pensions and is also a member of the Law Society’s specialist Family Law Panel. Julie is therefore highly experienced in all financial aspects of separation and divorce, especially those involving very substantial and/or complicated assets, businesses, partnerships and companies.Julie has been recommended in the Legal 500 for several years. Julie holds the firm belief that it is almost always the case that a negotiated resolution to a problem is better for all members of a family, particularly where there are children involved. Consequently, she is a qualified mediator in relation to all aspects of family law and a respected collaborative lawyer. She is a member of the Berkshire West Collaborative Family Law Group and the North Hants Collaborative pod . Julie qualified as a solicitor in 1996 (having previously been a chartered legal executive since 1990) and joined Rowberry Morris in 2000. Julie’s law career spans in excess of 30 years and she has specialised in the field of family law for over 25 years. As a reflection of Julie’s commitment to families in general, she was also a trustee of Relate Berkshire for over 15 years when she retired from her post as Vice Chair. (www.relateberkshire.org) Julie also undertakes free advice clinics at Tadley’s local Citizens Advice Bureau. To make an appointment with Julie, please email her julie.gallimore@rowberrymorris.co.uk or contact her assistant, Eileen Hylton on 0118 9823778 or by email to eileen.hylton@rowberrymorris.co.uk.

  • Helen Greenwood

    Helen is based in our Tadley office and is head of the firm's Private Client Department. As a Chartered Legal Executive and Member of the Society or Trust and Estate Practitioners (also known as STEP)), Helen has many years' experience of handling a wide range of private client matters, often in difficult and sensitive situations. Drawing on her considerable expertise in advising clients on will drafting, trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection applications, administration of estates and matters concerning future planning, Helen is committed to delivering a high level of service to all her clients. Helen has worked within the legal profession since leaving school. She obtained her Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in December 1998 and joined Rowberry Morris in January 2001, originally as a fee earner in the Family department. Helen transferred to the firm’s Private Client department and continued her training, attaining her STEP accreditation in July 2010. This qualification means that Helen is classed as being among the most experienced and senior practitioners in the field of trusts and estates. Helen is a Dementia Friend and also a member of the Law Society’s Private Client section. OUtside of work, Helen enjoys walking, and her weekly Zumba class. To make an appointment with Helen, please e-mail her at helen.greenwood@rowberrymorris.co.uk or contact her assistant, Brenda Wyatt on 0118 9823779 or by e-mail bwyatt@rmtadley.co.uk.

  • Neil Henson

    Neil is our senior partner based mainly in our Tadley office, and is a specialist property and commercial lawyer. He has dealt with property work throughout his career and has extensive experience of commercial, property and business matters including property development, business acquisitions/sales, leases, options, overage and property investment. Neil has also specialised in the more complex aspects of residential conveyancing. He is an advocate of “plain English” language and communication. Neil qualified as a solicitor in 1978 and joined Rowberry Morris from a central London practice in 1981. He has been a partner since 1983. Neil is also the firm’s financial partner and “COFA” (Compliance Officer Finance and Administration). To make an appointment with Neil, please either e-mail him nhenson@rmtadley.co.uk or contact his assistant, Annette Terroni on 0118 9823776 or by e-mail aterroni@rmtadley.co.uk

  • Alex Webb

    Alex qualified as a solicitor in 1998. After a career break to raise her family, she joined Rowberry morris in 2016 and is based in our Tadley office. Alex acts for a wide range of clients advising on private client matters, including wills, administration of estates, powers of attorney an Court of Protection issues, tax planning and trust administration. She can help guide you through what can be a difficult time, and provide clear practical advice. Alex is a member of the Law Society Probate section. In her spare time, Alex acts as a trustee of a local charity. To make an appointment with Alex, please email her on alex.webb@rowberrymorris.co.uk or contact her assistant, Brenda Wyatt on 0118 9823779 or by email brenda.wyatt@rowberrymorris.co.uk

About This Branch


Practice Area

The firm’s lawyers provide a personal service tailored to clients’ particular needs, delivered with a high degree of professionalism at reasonable cost. Over time four of the firm’s partners have been made local judges in the Thames Valley area. Rowberry Morris believes in building long-lasting relationships and showing loyalty to clients. Its partners and solicitors have considerable expertise and experience in their areas of specialism and many are members of expert panels.


Legal Services
  • Litigation - Breach of contract
  • Personal Injury Law
  • UK Employment Laws
  • Welfare Issues After Serious Injury
  • Maternity and Paternity
  • Agency Staff / Temp Workers
  • Matrimonial finance
  • Tenancy Breaches, Injunctions and Forfeiture Claims
  • Parental responsibility, paternity disputes, surrogacy
  • Option agreements and conditional contracts
  • Dermal Filler Compensation Claims
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Employee Team Moves
  • Constructive/Unfair Dismissal
  • Pension and property advice
  • Dental Negligence Claims
  • Child contact
  • Civil Partnership Dissolution
  • Children
  • Right of First Refusal
  • Birth Injury Claims
  • Litigation - Product liability claims
  • Tribunal Claims
  • Equal Pay Disputes
  • Sepsis Negligence Claims
  • Probate
  • Breast Surgery Compensation Claims
  • Ophthalmic Negligence Claims
  • Divorce After A Brain Or Other Serious Injury
  • Whistleblower Protection
  • Leasehold properties
  • Testicular Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • C. Difficile Claims
  • Separation
  • Trusts
  • Spinal Surgery Claims
  • Tenant Eviction
  • Unmarried Couples' Rights
  • Defective Medical Device Claims
  • Group B Streptococcus Claims
  • Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Laser Eye Surgery Claims
  • Wills
  • Cerebral Palsy Claims
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy
  • Social Services
  • Valuers
  • Hospital Negligence Claims
  • Sorin Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Claims
  • Discrimination at Work
  • Collaborative Law
  • GP Negligence Claims
  • Medical Negligence
  • Cosmetic Surgery Claims
  • Flexible Working
  • Pancreatic Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Grandparents' Rights
  • Consumer Disputes
  • Surgical and Transvaginal Mesh Claims
  • Housing disputes
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Restorative Dentistry Claims
  • Trusts
  • Prostate Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Bowel Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Anti-social Behaviour
  • Birth Defect and Wrongful Birth Claims
  • Neighbour Disputes
  • Professional trustees
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Lung Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Harassment/Bullying at Work
  • Metal-On-Metal Hip Replacement Claims
  • Dental Negligence
  • Ovarian Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Unpaid Rent, Service or Ground Charges
  • Barristers
  • Family law
  • Deeds of easements, variation, deeds of rectifications
  • Litigation - Insurance disputes
  • Asset protection and tax mitigation
  • Anaesthetic Awareness Claims
  • Cohabitation agreements and disputes
  • Diabetes Claims
  • Redundancy
  • Pressure Sore Claims
  • Meningitis Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Surgery Compensation Claims
  • Litigation - M&A and warranty disputes
  • Litigation - Trust and pension issues
  • MRSA Claims
  • Dilapidation Claims
  • New home purchases and sales
  • Cosmetic Dentistry Claims
  • Restrictive Covenants, Easements and Wayleaves
  • Employment Contracts
  • Right to Manage
  • Family Leave
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome Claims
  • HMRC Tax Investigations and Disputes
  • Transfers of parts of land
  • Residential Conveyancing
  • Out Of Court Divorce
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Lease Extensions
  • Nerve Damage Claims
  • Eye Surgery Claims
  • Inheritance Act claims
  • Misdiagnosed Miscarriage Claims
  • Injunctions
  • Laser Treatment Claims
  • Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Faulty Defibrillator Claims
  • Child Law
  • Freehold Enfranchisement
  • Repossessions
  • Investment and buy to let properties
  • Deeds of Gifts
  • Transfers of equity
  • Insurance brokers
  • TUPE
  • Financial advisors
  • Possession and repossession proceedings
  • Right of Way and Rights to Light
  • Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Fatal Medical Negligence Claims and Inquests
  • Renting and Tenancy Agreements
  • Stress at Work
  • Stillbirth Compensation Claims
  • Birth Injury To Mother Claims
  • Children Act proceedings
  • Privacy and Data Protection
  • Erb’s Palsy Compensation Claims
  • Gardening Leave
  • Litigation Law
  • Nerve Injury Claims
  • Child Relocation After Divorce
  • Disciplinary Hearings
  • Remortgaging
  • Orthopaedic Negligence Claims
  • Knee Replacement Claims
  • Declarations of trusts
  • Failed Sterilisation Claims
  • Gym Injury Compensation
  • Stroke Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Housing Management
  • Medical Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Pension Law
  • Buying at auction
  • Adoption, Surrogacy, Care and Special Guardianship
  • Service Charge Recovery
  • Litigation - Property litigation claims
  • Against The Council
  • Housing Associations
  • Financial Matters
  • Extending your Lease
  • Civil partnerships
  • Evicting Squatters and Trespassers
  • Tax
  • Media and Sports
  • Cervical Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Periodontal Disease Claims
  • Injunctions
  • Purchase and Sale
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Exclusivity and lock-out agreements
  • Professional Discipline
  • Oral Cancer Claims
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Cochlear Implant Claims
  • Benefits Available To Asbestos Victims
  • Unfair Dismissal Claims
  • Pregnancy and Gynaecology Injury Claims
  • Fertility Negligence Claims
  • Blood Transfusion Claims
  • IT professionals
  • Property Holding Structures
  • Senior Executives
  • Service Charge Disputes
  • Tax Compliance Services
  • Tax Advisory Services
  • Amputation Negligence Claims
  • Cohabitation and Unmarried Relationships
  • Family Mediation
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Skin Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
  • Matrimonial transfers
  • Holiday Pay Issues
  • Child Arrangements Following Divorce
  • Transfer of title
  • Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme
  • Separation Agreement
  • Property Disputes
  • Part Time Workers
  • Accident and Emergency Claims
  • Commercial Litigation Matters
  • Sales and Purchases
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Franchising
  • Purchase of development land
  • Mediation
  • Corporate Law
  • Charities
  • Rights of way issues
  • Commercial mortgages
  • Commercial Leases
  • Environmental policy law
  • Sales or purchases of shops, factories, warehouses, offices and licensed premises
  • Summary Judgment
  • Partnership and LLP law
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Licensing
  • Employment - business
  • Competition law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Setting up a business
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Commercial Law
  • Tax
  • Business structures and joint ventures
  • Unfair Loan Charges
  • Finance
  • Management buyouts
  • Merchandising and sponsorship
  • Mis-sold Interest Rate Swap Agreements
  • Statutory Demands
  • Development plot sales
  • Share option schemes
  • Corporate finance
  • Purchase and Sale Of Commercial Property
  • Agency agreements
  • Developer disputes
  • Asset Tracing
  • Data Protection
  • Health and Safety
  • Investment purchases and Buy to Let
  • Shareholder and Partnership Disputes

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