Covid – 19 | Our services to new and existing clients remain unchanged even if we are working remotely. New and existing clients can arrange telephone appointments on 01323 727321 or info@hartreade.co.uk and we would be happy to help you. We can progress your matter by telephone, email and post, whichever is your preference.

Meet the Team

Meet the team

Family Law

Our Family Team has qualified Lawyers providing cost effective expert advice on Divorce and Civil Partnerships, Family Finance, Mediation, Children issues, all types of Property Disputes, Injunctions and Pre-Nuptial Agreements.


Our Conveyancing Department has been recognised as a member of the Laws Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme as reaching recognised high standards of service and legal expertise. We are always approachable and client focused in all property matters to include sales and purchases of property (conveyancing) – freehold, leasehold, commonhold etc., planning considerations, rights of access, boundaries, shared obligations and service connections as well as nature of ownership, third party rights, finance, insurance and inheritance tax considerations.


James Fletcher

Associate Solicitor, LLB (Hons)

Abbie Payne

Chartered Legal Executive, FCILEx

Andrew Pluck

Head of Department, Partner, BA Hons (Law)

Neisha Taylor

Associate Solicitor, LLB (Hons)

Conveyancing Assistants

Commercial Law

Our Commercial Department covers a wide range of legal topics including Commercial Property, Business Transfers, Employment Law and Business Litigation.

Wills, Probate and Private Client

The Private Client Department is approachable and sympathetic to the sensitive matters involved when dealing with Probate and administration of Estates, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection Applications, Trusts, Management of Affairs and Tax issues

Litigation and Employment

We have a dedicated specialist who provides practical and cost effective advice on all aspects of employment law and on resolving disputes to include property disputes, business disputes, building disputes, disputes over Wills and inheritance act claims, landlord and tenant, mediation and negligence.

Practice Support

Fiona Gausden

Practice Manager, BA (Hons)

Ellie Lewis

Executive Assistant, BA (Hons)

Brenda Ticehurst

HR & Administration Manager