Karen is a highly experienced Chartered Legal Executive who works at our Butler House office within the Private Client team.
Karen finished her qualification working for a high street firm and then worked for a top 500 firm in their Private Client team for 9 years. Since then she has moved on to become Head of Private Client work in a high street firm advising on all areas of Wills, Trusts, LPA, Probate and Inheritance Tax advice and has been practising for 13 years in total. Karen is a full member of the Solicitors for the Elderly, a specialist group of lawyers who support and make a difference to older and vulnerable people.
Outside of work Karen has a retired competition horse that she has owned since he was 18 months (he is now 31) and since she stopped competing, enjoys dancing – Salsa, Latin and Ballroom and sometimes teaches a bit too. Karen is also a volunteer for Blue Cross in their equine division.
Legal Executive - Family Law
Laura has specialised in Family Law for over 14 years and qualified in 2011 obtaining a distinction in that discipline. Laura is also a member of Resolution.
She joined Wellers Law Group in 2014 and prior to that worked for a leading London Law Firm.
Laura has a wealth of experience in advising clients in relation to family law matters ranging from divorce, civil partnership dissolution, children matters, domestic violence and pre and post-nuptial agreements. In particular she has obtained extensive experience in a number of complex high net worth matters.
Laura is approachable, friendly and very sympathetic. Laura is extremely passionate and dedicated in resolving matters amicably and effectively whilst securing the best outcome for her clients.
Outside the office, Laura enjoys spending time with her family and walking.
David is a member of the Head of Private Client (Technical) and is based in Bromley. He qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2010 and specialises in Probate and estate administration, Wills and Powers of Attorney.
Annelise qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2013 working in both the Private Client and Litigation departments in Sevenoaks.
Annelise cut her teeth practising personal injury litigation in Legal 500 firms in London. She has since expanded her practice into general litigation and private client work. With an expertise and particular interest in contested probate and Inheritance Act claims, Annelise has organically developed her practice to include the preparation of wills, lasting powers of attorney, succession planning and probate. Annelise also takes on general litigation work and has a strong background in consumer law, contract disputes, neighbour/nuisance disputes and animal law as well as personal injury.
Annelise prides herself on being very approachable and is highly client focused listening carefully to her clients’ concerns, whilst identifying the material issues and giving sound and practical advice to achieve the best and most cost effective outcome in the circumstances.