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Stephen Foden

Director

Stephen was admitted as a solicitor in 1987.

Stephen has a broadly based commercial practice which includes:

Construction - contentious litigation, adjudication and arbitration, non-contentious.

Dispute resolution - Shareholder Disputes, Claims under the Inheritance Provision for family and Dependants Act, Mortgage Possession claims (Claimant and Defendant), Professional Negligence – Solicitors, Surveyors, Valuers, Estate Agents, Accountants, Insolvency Proceedings – Statutory Demands, Bankruptcy, Winding Up, Party Wall Act disputes, Debt recovery(Claimant and Defendant).

Commercial Property.

Professional affiliations

Member of The Law Society

North Midlands Society of Rugby Football referees

Practice areas

Dispute Resolution , Commercial property

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726111

Mobile

07967 577501

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Kelly Davies

Director

Kelly is responsible for the residential property department at Fodens Solicitors, acting for and overseeing transactions for a varied range of clients from first-time buyers to property developers.

Kelly was admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in 2005.

Kelly has a broadly based residential and commercial property practice which includes Freehold Sale and Purchases, Leasehold sale and purchases, New Builds, Shared Ownership, Transfers, Mortgages and re-mortgages.

Professional affiliations

Member of The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

Practice areas

Residential property

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726111

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Sophie Yates

Director

Sophie was admitted as a Solicitor in January 2015 having obtained a 2:1 LLB (Hons) Law Degree from Staffordshire University in 2012. Prior to being admitted as a Solicitor Sophie obtained Fellowship status of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) in 2012 and to date is proud to have maintained her dual qualified status.

Sophie joined the Firm in May 2016 to lead the Wills and Probate Department.

Sophie advises clients in relation to the preparation of Wills and estate planning, administration of estates, personal and business lasting powers of attorney and registration of enduring powers of attorney. Sophie also specialises in Court of Protection applications and Deputyship matters.

Did you know?

Sophie is a fully qualified ski instructor and works part time at Telford dry ski slope.

Sophie is also a Member of the Rotary Club of Wellington

Professional affiliations

Full Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly

Solicitors for the Elderly logo

Practice areas

Wills, Probate & Powers of Attorney

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726111

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David Wassell

Solicitor

David specialises in property law, with the emphasis on residential conveyancing. He also deals with the sale and purchase of small businesses, the sale and purchase of commercial premises and Leases, both residential and commercial.

David values very highly the relationships he has built up over the years with clients, estate agents and other professionals. He really enjoys meeting with clients and establishing a very good rapport with them. It is very important to him that clients find him friendly and approachable. He is used to having a large caseload and takes pride in getting his conveyancing matters completed very promptly. He will put in whatever hours it takes, to get a matter through.

Practice areas

Residential property , Commercial property

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726111

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Joanne Thomas

Solicitor

Joanne was admitted as a solicitor in September 2012, having first qualified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in June 2009. She completed her studies part-time alongside working full-time in legal practice, studying first at De Montfort University in Leicester, before completing her LPC at Chester University of Law.

Joanne specialises in residential property law, and is based in the firm’s Lawley office.

Joanne was born and bred in Shrewsbury, and moved to Telford in 2013.

Practice areas

Residential property

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726111

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Georgina Lloyd

Conveyancing Assistant

Georgina works in the Lawley office as an assistant to Joanne Thomas.

Georgina is a key member of the residential property team and prides herself on providing a pro-active and efficient service to clients. She has strong links with other professionals, and excellent local knowledge having lived in Telford for over 20 years.

She has worked in residential conveyancing since leaving school and therefore has a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Practice areas

Residential property

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726111

Send Georgina an email

Jennifer Muir

Conveyancing Assistant

Jennifer works as an assistant to David Wassell.

Having obtained a 2:1 LLB (Hons) Law Degree from Wolverhampton University Jennifer has a sound understanding of the legal profession and is looking to progress her legal career within the company.

She has an abundance of experience in dealing with residential property transactions and is always able to assist our clients with any questions they may have.

Practice areas

Residential property

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726111

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Kimberley McKenna

Conveyancing Assistant

Kimberley assists Stephen Foden and Kelly Davies.

She attended the University of Wales Bangor and obtained a LLB (Joint Hons) in Law and Business in 2011. Following on Kimberley started working in different areas of Law having worked within NHS Complaints Department in North Wales.

Kimberley moved to Shropshire in 2013 and commenced working within a Conveyancing Department. She enjoys working within the field of conveyancing and has a real passion for getting the transactions completed within a timely fashion by being proactive as well as ensuring the highest of standards.

Practice areas

Residential property

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726111

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Jack Garmson

Conveyancing Assistant

Jack joined Fodens in February 2017 and has been undertaking an apprenticeship in Business Administration with the firm.

He now works as an assistant to Kelly Davies and the residential property team whilst studying

Practice areas

Residential property

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726111

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Emma Humphreys

Solicitor

Emma was admitted as a Solicitor in August 2018 having obtained a 2:1 LLB (Hons) from the Open University in 2012 and a Distinction LPC LLM in Professional Legal Practice from the University of Law in 2014.

Prior to being admitted as a Solicitor, Emma gained experience in legal practice as a Paralegal at an award winning Cheshire firm and as a Legal Assistant at a long established regional practice in Shropshire.

Emma joined this firm in November 2018.

Emma advises in relation to the preparation of Wills and estate planning, the administration of estates, lasting powers of attorney and the registration of enduring powers of attorney.

Emma was born and bred in Shrewsbury and has previous experience of working in the Telford area.

Practice areas

Wills, Probate & Powers of Attorney

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726111

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Aimee George

Conveyancing Assistant

Aimee joined the firm in March 2018 to assist David Wassell with residential and commercial property transactions in the conveyancing department. Aimee is currently studying full time to become a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and is looking to progress her legal career within the firm.

Having previously worked in an estate agents and an established law firm in Telford Aimee has knowledge of the conveyancing process. Aimee’s past experience within the estate agents has enabled her to see first hand the reasons behind clients’ wishes to sell or purchase and the emotions that clients go through, throughout a conveyancing transaction. Aimee believes that communication, pro-activeness and organisation is key to getting a transaction completed as quickly as possible whilst ensuring the highest of standards throughout. Aimee is always available to deal with any questions that clients may have whilst continuously providing updates to clients and estate agents when necessary.

Aimee has lived in Telford all of her life and therefore has extensive knowledge of the area.

Practice areas

Residential property

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726111

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Lauryn Proudman

Reception

Lauryn joined Fodens in June 2018 and has been undertaking an apprenticeship in Business Administration with the firm.

She currently manages the front desk whilst assisting our conveyancing team. She is looking forward to gaining more experience and a more in depth understanding of the conveyancing process.

Practice areas

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726111

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Stephen Foden

Director

Kelly Davies

Director

Sophie Yates

Director

David Wassell

Solicitor

Joanne Thomas

Solicitor

Georgina Lloyd

Conveyancing Assistant

Jennifer Muir

Conveyancing Assistant

Kimberley McKenna

Conveyancing Assistant

Jack Garmson

Conveyancing Assistant

Emma Humphreys

Solicitor

Aimee George

Conveyancing Assistant

Lauryn Proudman

Reception