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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 632149

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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 726113

Mobile

07967 577501

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Graham Edwards

Legal assistant

During his time at the National Crime Squad, Graham was one of only two officers from the United Kingdom to be seconded to the EU Commission, conducting a scoping study into the investigation of Serious and Organised Crime in Poland as part of that country's pre-accession to the European Union. In recognition of the work he undertook in Poland, Graham received a Commendation from the Director General of the National Crime Squad which was presented to him by then Home Secretary, David Plunkett.

From January 2000 to January 2003 Graham was Team Leader at The National Criminal Intelligence Service with responsibility for managing Covert Human Intelligence Sources.

In January 2003 Graham returned to West Mercia Police where, after a brief period on the Criminal Investigation Department at Bridgnorth, he transferred onto the Intelligence Unit at Shrewsbury Police Station.

In January 2007 Graham was promoted to the rank of Detective Inspector and appointed Head of the Divisional Intelligence Unit for Shropshire. He remained in this post until his retirement from the Police Service in April 2009.

Since his retirement Graham has developed a business known as Legal Legwork which provides investigation services to solicitor's practices throughout Shropshire.

Graham assists in the litigation department of Fodens Solicitors using his previous police experience in the taking of statements and forensically investigating evidence provided for court proceedings.

Practice areas

Dispute Resolution

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726114

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Jennifer Muir

Conveyancing Assistant

Jennifer works in the Much Wenlock office as an assistant to Kelly Davies.

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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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.

Professional affiliations

Full Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly

Practice areas

Wills, Probate & Powers of Attorney

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726111

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Felicity Round

Solicitor

Felicity was admitted as a Solicitor on the 3rd March 2014.

Felicity joined Fodens Solicitors in January 2016 and works at the Much Wenlock office.

Felicity works in the Commercial Property department undertaking a broad range of conveyancing matters.

Professional affiliations

Member of The Law Society

Practice areas

Commercial property

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 726115

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Kimberley McKenna

Conveyancing Assistant

Kimberley has recently joined Fodens to assist Kelly Davies within the Conveyancing Department.

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.

She is currently undertaking her LPC part-time at Chester University of Law, having completed her first year.

Practice areas

Residential property

Contact Info

Telephone

019652 726111

Send Kimberley an email

Leanne Charnley

Conveyancing Assistant

Leanne has an extensive amount of knowledge and experience of the conveyancing process, having worked in an estate agents as a sales negotiator and dealing with sale progression for many years.

Having taken a particular interest in the legal side, she joined Fodens Solicitors in November 2015, working as a conveyancing assistant to Emma Jones and Kelly Davies.

Leanne’s experience and knowledge of the process and problems that can be encountered when moving house makes her well placed to assist our clients and take a proactive approach to help maters proceed as swiftly and stress free as possible.

Leanne has joined the Council for Licenced Conveyancers and is looking to commence study with them this year.

Practice areas

Residential property

Contact Info

Telephone

01952 632149

Send Leanne an email
Kelly Davies

Director

Stephen Foden

Director

Graham Edwards

Legal assistant

Jennifer Muir

Conveyancing Assistant

Sophie Yates

Director

Felicity Round

Solicitor

Kimberley McKenna

Conveyancing Assistant

Leanne Charnley

Conveyancing Assistant