Our team work hard to put clients at ease and offer a friendly, down-to-earth service. We understand that being accessible, responsive and proactive in keeping our clients up to date is what’s really important to them.
Dagmara is Head of the Department and has many years of experience in all aspects of private client work. Dagmara’s strengths are working with families on very sensitive and emotive matters, providing them with specialist legal advice. She ensures clients are supported but also advised clearly and comprehensively on the legal issue(s) at hand so that they can make an informed decision.
Partner Dispute Resolution & Litigation01908 689304
Guy has more than 30 years’ experience in the legal profession and headed up the Commercial Litigation department of local firm Fennemores, before joining Geoffrey Leaver as joint head of the Dispute Resolution department in 2006. The Dispute Resolution department have been recognised by Legal 500 UK.
Partner Dispute Resolution & Litigation01908 689307
Ken is Head of the Department. He has over 20 years' experience as a commercial litigator, with a heavy focus on property disputes, including forfeiture actions and applications for relief, right of way disputes, rent recovery for commercial landlords, trusts of land, dilapidations claims, boundary disputes, rent and service charge recovery and lease renewal applications.
Partner Personal Injury01908 689338 (07825 940007)
Navdip is a highly experienced and shrewd Personal Injury Litigator with an exceptional track record in delivering great results for his clients. Recognised as a top ranked lawyer by Chambers & Partners, his particular area of expertise involves complex and challenging high value brain and head injury cases in both adults and children.
Paula has over 20 years’ experience practising employment law and provides clear and practical advice to all clients in all aspects of employment matters. Paula also delivers bespoke seminars to clients to meet their specific training needs. Recent courses include ‘The Essentials of Employment Law’ and ‘Best Practice when Managing Redundancies’
Richard has over 20 years’ experience acting for clients in the construction industry, providing pragmatic advice to developers, contractors, sub-contractors, design and construction professionals, housing associations, smaller builders and homeowners.
Sam is a personal injury solicitor and Partner at Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors, who has over a decade of experience handling serious and catastrophic personal injury claims including but not limited to employer’s liability, road traffic accidents and occupier’s liability claims. Sam has extensive experience in claims against insurance companies, large scale employer’s and their representatives, Councils and the Police. He specialises in high value and complex, pedestrian, motorcycle and cyclist claims.
Stuart is Head of the Employment Department and has over 20 years’ experience advising on all aspects of employment and pensions law. His partner led service provides practical and commercially focused advice to a wide range of local, national and international clients on the whole range of work related matters.
Senior Partner Company Commercial01908 689356
Tim Roberts is Head of the Department and the firm’s Senior Partner. He began his career as a solicitor in the City of London before moving to Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors Company Commercial department. He has over 30 years of experience in Company Commercial and specialises in all aspects of the sale and purchase of companies and businesses, including management buy-outs, corporate restructuring, banking and corporate finance.
Trevor specialises in the closely connected fields of commercial litigation, partner/director disputes, insolvency, property litigation, and professional negligence. His background is one of broad experience across a wide range of commercial litigation. He is a member of Legal Counsel International, an alliance of lawyers in 17 countries.
Amber joined Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors in November 2016, where she started as a legal cashier trainee progressing to Accounts Manager. Her role involves producing management accounts and supporting her colleagues.
Anne is a Consultant to the Personal Injury Department. Anne is ranked as a leader in her field by Chamber and Partners Legal Directory. She has more than 30 years’ experience representing clients who have suffered serious brain or life-changing injuries, clinical negligence and fatal accidents.
Ariana is the newest member of our Personal Injury team and joins us as a Paralegal. After graduating from Buckingham University with an LLB, Ariana completed her Legal Practice Course and LLM with De Montfort University. Having always had a passion for studying law, she chose to specifically study personal injury during her master’s degree.
David Barton joined Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors in 2014 along with his planning and property development team from Williams & Company in Ampthill. David is widely known for his expertise in helping farmers, landowners and property developers grow houses on their land. David now assists the team as a Consultant.
Licensed Conveyancer Residential Property01908 689351
A graduate of Northampton University, Emma qualified as a Licensed Conveyancer in 2005. She joined Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors three years later and deals with the lease, sale and purchase of commercial property and residential, as well as representing several national charity organisations.
Gemma is the newest member of our Company Commercial team. After graduating from the University of Lincoln with an LLB, Gemma completed her Legal Practice Course at Leicester Institute of Legal Practice
Georgina joined Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors in October 2014 from Williams & Company in Ampthill. Georgina completed the Legal Practice Course at Sheffield University after graduating from Sheffield Hallam University with a 2:1 in Law (LLB) and qualified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in 2020.
Ivone is a Legal Executive in the Private Client Services Department and is able to advise in a range of matters relating to the administration of estates, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyship application.
Jessica is the newest member of our Marketing Team, supporting with Social Media and maintaining our website. She is highly motivated and has 6 years experience working as a Digital Marketer, supporting a range of businesses across the Education, Construction and Entertainment industries.
Kelly is the newest member to the Commercial Property Team. As well as experience as a paralegal in the Commercial Property department, Kelly also has a background in property development and so isn’t averse to donning a hard hat and boots!
Kerry has worked in the legal industry for over 20 years, in various roles acting on behalf of claimants and defendants. The majority of her experience has been gained in Personal Injury, where she worked her way up to client account manager for a large corporation before specialising in claimant based work.
Kerr is a senior solicitor and has specialised in Commercial Property since 2000. He has a broad range of experience in most aspects of land law and Landlord & Tenant related matters ranging from High Street leases to the sale and purchase of large industrial premises.
Lisa Slade-Carter is the Marketing Manager at Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors supporting the marketing function which includes organising the many networking events the firm hosts throughout the year from the First Tuesday Business Club Lunch, PDQ - Property Development Quarterly to various key seminars. She has over 20 years of marketing experience gained in the UK and Internationally developing brands and marketing communications within the medical industry, retail and legal services.
Lucy has over 18 years’ experience working in Human Resources and is a Chartered Member of the CIPD. Lucy has worked for the firm since 2015 and is responsible for all aspects of HR and office facilities.
Richard specialises in Property Law, representing clients from small family businesses to large PLC’s’ He also acts for local Councils, Parish Councils, landowners, investors, developers, lenders, Housing Associations and Charities.
Samantha is the newest member of the Personal Injury team, who joins us as a Paralegal after graduating with a First Class Honours in Law (LLB) from the University of Buckingham, and completing her Legal Practice Course and LLM in Legal Practice from De Montfort University. Samantha works alongside Kerry Gibbs and Sam Seaford on a variety of personal injury matters including Road Traffic Accident claims.
Consultant Solicitor Commercial Property01908 689374
Simon deals with Commercial Property and Business transactions and has many years’ experience in dealing with complex or unusual transactions. In addition, he has dealt with property and commercial disputes for over 35 years and brings that dispute resolution experience to the table when advising clients on their property or commercial transactions.
Senior Solicitor Company Commercial01908 689313
Troy is a Senior Solicitor in the Company Commercial team and specialises in the buying and selling of companies, corporate finance, distribution and franchise agreements, supply and manufacturing agreements, and intellectual property.
Zak is a highly motivated and experienced Paralegal who works in the Private Client Services team assisting with Estate Administration, Court of Protection, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Wills.