David has Higher Rights of Audience which means he can represent Clients at the Crown Court as well as the Magistrates Court. He undertakes Private and Legal Aid criminal cases including Road Traffic Offences. David qualified in 1997 and became Partner in 2010. David is a Duty Solicitor on the Bedford Duty Solicitor Scheme, the Luton and Dunstable Duty Solicitor Scheme and the Milton Keynes Duty Solicitor Scheme.
Deborah specialises in a range of legal issues for private clients, reaching from the frail and elderly to the high net worth individual and everyone in between. Deborah’s expertise covers all issues that surround a person’s estate in later life and on death, to include contentious issues regarding lasting powers of attorney, Care issues, claims under the Inheritance Act for maintenance or suitable financial provision, challenging wills and assisting executors in difficult situations. Deborah is also passionate in elder client law and protecting the vulnerable and their assets.
Negotiation and compassion are two of Deborah’s strengths and these are key to ensuring that her clients achieve the best result.
Deborah is an affiliated member of STEP, sits as a trustee and acts as attorney for clients.
In her spare time Deborah enjoys spending time sailing and running after her two children!
Mary trained with Austin and Carnley and qualified as a Solicitor in June 2010. She undertakes Private and Legal Aid criminal cases including Road Traffic Offences. Mary is also our Duty Solicitor on the Bedford Duty Solicitor Scheme, the Luton and Dunstable Duty Solicitor Scheme and the Milton Keynes Duty Solicitor Scheme.
Jeanie is a member of the Institute of Legal Executives and is an experienced Conveyancer and private client lawyer. She advises clients on all property matters and her clients find her approach down to earth , friendly and extremely competent. Jeanie is well known in Leighton Buzzard in the property industry and is an asset to our firm .
In her spare time Jeanie can be found with her feet up enjoying a good book!
Kristina Richardson is our front of house Legal Assistant. She is the glue that keeps all the departments together and the first friendly contact our clients have with our firm.
Kristina works closely with our managing partners, David and Debbie, to ensure the smooth running of our firm.
Kristina is kept busy at home with her five year old daughter and husband. She enjoys baking which means we are never short of cake in the office!
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