Geoff Mendelsohn

Having qualified in 1987 Geoff has worked as a partner in national, City and US firms for the last 25 years.  Geoff is routinely called upon by clients when faced with all manner of crises, Read more…

Rosalin Gautam

Dispute Resolution Solicitor Rosalin Gautam joined Lawrence Stephens in September 2021 and has two years’ PQE. Specialising in commercial litigation and professional liability disputes, Rosalin has acted for a range of clients, including insurers, companies Read more…

Carla Bernstein

Carla joined Lawrence Stephens in September 2021, commencing her training in the Commercial Real Estate department. Carla has recently completed the LPC LLM, achieving a high distinction. Prior to this she completed the GDL with Read more…

Commercial Eviction Ban Extended by 3 Months

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The Government has announced that it has extended the ban on commercial tenant evictions until at least 30 June 2021, in an effort to provide additional support to businesses as they begin to trade following Read more…

Contesting a Will: FAQs

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The impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has raised a number of adverse challenges for families and individuals across the country. More than ever before, families may be in the position of needing to contest Read more…

Are Your Commercial Contracts Safe as Houses?

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In the wake of the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, we consider the general legal principles that apply to commercial contracts and the implications for our clients (particularly those of commercial landlords and tenants). Unforeseeable circumstances Read more…

Bethany Jacobs

Bethany is a Chartered Legal Executive in the Litigation department, having joined Lawrence Stephens as a Paralegal in 2018.  Bethany is a Fellow member of The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX), having undertaken her studies Read more…

Priya Patel

Priya Patel

Having completed her Legal Practice Course and obtained an LLM at the University of Law in 2016, Priya worked as a paralegal before joining Lawrence Stephens as a trainee in July 2018. In July 2020, Priya qualified Read more…

Dispute Resolution

Adopting a common-sense approach, we identify the issues in dispute, measure the strength of our clients’ position and progress each case as swiftly and cost-effectively as possible. Disputes are a part of life. This is Read more…

Lawrence Kelly

Lawrence qualified in 1990 and, after partnership in a major West End firm of solicitors, formed Lawrence Stephens with Steven Bernstein and Stephen Messias in 1997. Lawrence is a Solicitor-Advocate and is qualified to appear Read more…

Eddie Johns

Eddie has worked for solicitors in the City of London for over 40 years. Described by his clients as “the least lawyer-like lawyer” they’ve seen, his refreshing preference for plain-speaking and down-to-earth manner inspire trust. Read more…

Andrew Conway

Andrew qualified in 1995 and joined Lawrence Stephens in April 1999 as an assistant within the litigation department. He was made up to partner in July 2003. Andrew advises extensively in relation to contractual disputes, Read more…