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Joanne Aylwin

Head of Commercial

Commercial Law

Our Commercial Team provides a specialist, tough and efficient service which is tailored to the needs of local businesses:                                                     

  • Business Leases – buying, selling, renewing, assigning
  • Business Freeholds – buying, selling, granting leases
  • Development Agreements and Option Agreements
  • Company Administration Matters
  • Disputes, Dispute Resolution and Debt Collection

We want our clients to be with us for the long-term – and we will take the time to get to know you and your business, so that we can tailor our services to your developing needs.

We're, firstly, specialists.   But we're also accessible, informal and practical.

We're transparent about costs.

If you think we might be what you're looking for, ring us for a chat and a quote without obligation.

We promise that we will

  1. Listen to you
  2. Communicate clearly
  3. Advise you and, above all
  4. Get the job done

Contact us by phone or email.

Our Commercial team

Joanne Aylwin

Solicitor Consultant

Head of Commercial

Joanne Aylwin

Direct Dial:01252 550420

Email Joanne Aylwin

Jo is a Solicitor and ran her own successful commercial law firm. She now works for us as a Consultant and specialises in commercial law, particularly sales and acquisitions, corporate governance and commercial property transactions.

Darren Bowen

Solicitor and Partner

Head of Residential Conveyancing and Commerical Conveyancing

Darren Bowen

Direct Dial:01252 550419

Email Darren Bowen

Darren qualified as a Solicitor in 1994 and has been an equity Partner since 1998.

He is Head of Residential Conveyancing and his particular areas of interest are equity release schemes and leasehold extensions.

Verity Stauffer


Senior Partner

Verity Stauffer

Direct Dial:01252 550408

Email Verity Stauffer

Co-founder of Woodford Stauffer in 1990, Verity is the Managing Partner. She specialises in clinical negligence and difficult personal injury claims.

Excellent customer service from Joanne Aylwin and Zoe McCaig. Would happily use you again.

Case Ref. K952/2

Zoe McCaig - excellent.

Case Ref. G2457/1

Very good service at a reasonable cost. Jo and Zoe were informative, supportive and helpful in all matters.

Case Ref. R1898/1

Zoe McCaig acted for me and she was very polite, professional and efficient at all times.

Case Ref. J809/4

Zoe was excellent, will definitely use again.

Case Ref. B4161/1

Zoe McCaig was helpful and professional throughout

Case Ref. CCV1315