Tony Struve

In 1984 Tony left a City practice and was made a partner in Heald Nickinson 1985. He is now the senior partner. He practices in corporate law, commercial and partnership law but has particular expertise in commercial property and commercial contracts.


Gendy Thomas

Gendy has been with the firm since 1983 having been made a partner in 1986 and combines the role of Managing Partner with providing advice on inheritance, trusts, Wills and Probate, and the Administration of Estates. Gendy is also a specialist conveyancer.


Dermot Flynn

Dermot joined the firm in 1998 from a City practice and was made a partner in 2002. His experience in commercial and civil litigation covers building/construction disputes, professional negligence, partnership disputes, contractual claims and co-ownership disputes. He runs the firm's Dispute Resolution practice, and is involved in high value claims in both the High Court and County Court.


Michael Wright

Michael was admitted as a solicitor in 1976 and was a partner in a leading London firm for twenty years before coming to the firm. Michael joined Heald Nickinson as a partner in 2005. Michael specialises in commercial property work, particularly property development where he has a wide experience of both commercial and residential development. Michael has acted for hoteliers and retailers and has a considerable knowledge of commercial leases and related Landlord and Tenant matters.


Mary Wise

Mary joined the firm as a partner in 2019. She is based at our Farnham office but is also able to see clients at Camberley. She has a wealth of experience in Wills, powers of attorney, the administration of estates and trust work. Mary acts as attorney for a number of clients who are not able to manage their own affairs and trustee in a number of trusts.


Sarah Jay

Educated at Kings College London and trained in law at a Grays Inn practice Sarah qualified in 1987. With a grounding in matrimonial law she then took up a career in business and commerce. She then returned to private practice with Heald Nickinson in 2006 and specialises as an experienced divorce lawyer.


Alan Mason

Alan was admitted in 1977 having been articled to a long established and highly respected Holborn Law Firm where he was made a full partner within 4 years. Having decided to spread his wings Alan set up his own commercial law practice in 1985 in the West End of London which he moved to Farnham in 2002. Alan’s principal area of practice these days covers the full range of commercial property including development site acquisitions and disposals and all aspects of commercial leases. Alan also has long experience of dealing with company and commercial work including commercial contracts. When the need arises he is also happy to deal with residential conveyancing.



Michael Daniels

Michael qualified as a solicitor in 1979 and practised in the West End and the City before joining the firm as a Consultant in 1990. He handles all aspects of commercial property transactions. His particular interest is the intricacy of Landlord and Tenant law. Over the years he has developed a specialism in the sale and purchase of leisure sites and hotels.


Stewart Webb

Stewart joined Heald Nickinson in 2012 after a successful period as a sole practitioner running the long established local Camberley property law firm of Webb & Co. His experience is in property related matters and he specialises primarily in residential and commercial conveyancing.


F. Allan Butt

Allan joined the firm as a consultant in 2019 and is based at our Farnham office. Having served his articles with his father in the City of London, he qualified as a solicitor in 1963, and has specialised in commercial property and landlord and tenant law since his father retired in 1968. He moved to Farnham in 1975, and has worked as a consultant since retiring as senior partner of his family firm in 2006.


Legal Team

Amy Gratton

Amy joined Heald Nickinson as a paralegal in the residential conveyancing department in June 2014 and qualified as a solicitor in May 2017. After a year working in the family department Amy returned to conveyancing where she is an assistant solicitor working closely with Luke Roberts. Whilst Amy predominantly acts for clients buying new build properties, Amy is able to assist with all aspects of residential conveyancing. Amy also has significant experience in the various government Help to Buy schemes. In her spare time Amy enjoys going to the cinema, theatre shows and concerts.


Catherine Poleykett

Catherine qualified as a solicitor in October 2017 and joined Heald Nickinson in March 2018. She specialises in providing advice on Inheritance, Court of Protection, Wills and Probate and the Administration of Estates.


Charlotte Webb
Clare Mortimer

Clare qualified as a solicitor in 1993 and joined HN in 2018 following a long career in the Court Service where she worked mainly in the Family Proceedings Courts advising Magistrates. She has experience in dealing with all aspects of Family Law Cases. Prior to qualifying as a solicitor Clare did a degree in Psychology at the university of Reading.


Elaine Parkinson

Elaine parkinson is our resident practice administrator


Julie Shannon

Julie is an employment law specialist with several years' experience in representing and assisting both employers and employees with work related issues. She has represented individual employees and businesses in both employment tribunal matters and non-contentious matters including settlement agreements, contracts of employment, etc.
She has acted for employee clients at all levels of seniority and employers ranging from SMEs to PLCs.
Contact Julie for company health checks, guidance on employment processes or to discuss your in-house training needs.


Kathryn Moggs

Kathryn is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in the areas of Private Children Law and Financial remedies. She joined the Firm in July 2019, having previously worked for Firms in Kent and West Surrey. Kathryn advises married and unmarried clients on relationship breakdown, including separation, divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships. Kathryn is experienced in resolving complex financial situations involving property and pensions, including armed forces pensions.

Kathryn works in a sensitive manner with parents and grandparents in children matters; such as contact with parents, which school the child will attend and relocation within the UK and abroad.


Matthew Struve

Matthew specialises in commercial and civil litigation for both businesses and individuals.  This includes contractual claims, residential and commercial property disputes, inheritance disputes and professional negligence claims.

Matthew is experienced at advocating in the County Court and has a strong record for successfully settling claims through mediations and other forms of ADR.


Sarbjit Munday

Sarbjit is an experienced Children & Family Law Solicitor who joined Heald Nickinson in December 2015.. She is a member of the Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation Scheme, which recognises her level of expertise with regards to Children Law matters.

Sarbjit can advise on a variety of legal issues and will often represent parents, children and extended family members within care proceedings. She has extensive experience of assisting vulnerable individuals and she continues to manage cases which contain complex issues such as; physical, sexual and emotional abuse, non-accidental injuries, mental impairment, psychological trauma and drug and alcohol addiction.

In addition to this, Sarbjit also assists individuals involved in disputes concerning contact and residence arrangements.


Sophie Sheldrake

Sophie qualified as a solicitor in 2009 and practiced as a conveyancing solicitor in the Thames Valley for 12 years prior to joining Heald Nickinson in July 2021.
Sophie is based in the Camberley Office and is experienced in assisting with all aspects of residential conveyancing.


Rebecca Panton

Rebecca is an experienced Private Client Solicitor who joined Heald Nickinson in March 2022.
She is based in our Farnham office and is also able to see clients in Camberley. Rebecca is able to assist clients with a broad range of matters including, Wills, Probate, Estate Administration, Court of Protection and Powers of Attorney.


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