Associates

Associate Solicitors

John Coffee

Associate

Office: Leicester City Centre

Team: Wills & Probate (Team Leader)

Tel: 0116 242 6016

Email: John Coffee

John is an Associate of the Firm and qualified as a solicitor in 1980 after completing his law degree at Leicester University and Law Society Finals at Chester. He joined Rich & Carr in 1998 and now heads up the Wills & Probate Team, based at the Leicester City Centre office. He has wide experience across all aspects of Wills, Probate, inheritance and tax affairs, Lasting Powers of Attorneys, Deputyship and the administration of trusts.

Tony Gowtage

Associate

Office: Oadby

Team: Residential Property

Tel: 0116 242 6031

Email: Tony Gowtage

Tony is a Chartered Legal Executive and an Associate of the Firm, joining in October 2000. He has a wealth of experience and specialises in residential property transactions including transfer of ownership and is based at our Oadby office.

David Charman

Associate

Office: Leicester City Centre

Team: Crime

Tel: 0116 242 6017

Email: David Charman

David is an Associate in the Firm, qualifying as a solicitor in 1974, and is also a Crown Court Advocate specialising in all types of criminal cases in the Crown Court and lower courts. David's recent cases include murder, rape, conspiracy to defraud, false imprisonment, arson, supply of Class A drugs, and grievous bodily harm.

Mario Anastasiades

Associate

Office: Leicester City Centre

Team: Dispute Resolution

Tel: 0116 2426034

Email: Mario Anastasiades

Mario is an Associate at Rich & Carr and has more than 24 years’ experience as a Solicitor covering a wide range of areas, with a particular expertise in all aspects of Employment Law. Mario used to sit as a Deputy Coroner, and he deals with a wide range of compensation claims for example criminal injury applications, fatal accident claims, professional negligence and medical negligence claims and other personal injury claims.

Anne Ridley

Associate

Office: Leicester City Centre and Syston

Team: Wills & Probate

Tel: 0116 242 6040

Email: Anne Ridley

Anne is an Associate Solicitor and joined the Firm in May 2004. She specialises in Wills, Probate and the Administration of Estates, Powers of Attorney and Deputyships and is based at our Leicester City Centre and Syston offices.

Michael Payne

Associate

Office: Birstall

Team: Residential Property; Wills & Probate

Tel: 0116 242 6005

Email: Michael Payne

Michael is an Associate Solicitor and joined the firm in October 2012 from Jackson & Co. Michael has practised in Birstall since 1989 and is based at our Birstall office. Michael deals with Residential Property transactions, wills, probate and power of attorney matters.

Suki Makan

Associate

Office: Leicester City Centre and Oadby

Team: Family (Team Leader)

Tel: 0116 242 6042

Email: Suki Makan

Suki is an Associate Solicitor, qualifying in 1991, and joined the Firm in 2009 on the merger of Freer Bouskell and Rich & Carr. She specialises in Family & Matrimonial law, dealing with all aspects of Divorce and Separation, cohabitation and prenuptial agreements, property and finances, children, residences, and contact issues, and domestic violence. Suki is the Team Leader for our Family Team and works at our Leicester City Centre and Oadby offices.

Verity Drinkall

Associate

Office: Lutterworth

Team: Residential Property; Wills & Probate

Tel: 0116 242 6061

Email: Verity Drinkall

Verity is an Associate Solicitor and joined Rich & Carr Solicitors in July 2002. She specialises in Residential Property and Wills & Probate and works at our Lutterworth office.

Claire Howkins

Associate

Office: Blaby and Lutterworth

Team: Family; Residential Property

Tel: 0116 242 6065

Email: Claire Howkins

Claire is an Associate Solicitor, having joined the firm in 2003. She specialises in Family & Matrimonial law of all kinds, including divorce and separation, property and finances and child contact matters. She also undertakes associated Residential Property work. Claire is based at our Blaby office but also undertakes matrimonial work for clients based in or around the Lutterworth area.

Angela Titley-Vial

Associate

Office: Leicester City Centre

Team: Dispute Resolution

Tel: 0116 242 6055

Email: Angela Titley-Vial

Angela is an Associate Solicitor in our Dispute Resolution team with over 27 years post qualification experience in civil dispute resolution work. Angela is a former President of Leicestershire Law Society. She specialises in residential Landlord and Tenant disputes including possession actions, non-married couples' property disputes, boundary, right of way and adverse possession disputes, disputed wills and probate, commercial debt collection and contract disputes. However, she is also able to assist with other types of civil dispute and commercial rent collection or Lease disputes.

Geeta Kalyanji

Associate

Office: Blaby and Oadby

Team: Wills & Probate

Tel: 0116 242 6018

Email: Geeta Kalyanji

Geeta is an Associate Solicitor who qualified in 2004 and joined the Firm in July 2007. She specialises in Private Client work such as Wills, Probate/Administration of Estates and Lasting Powers of Attorney. She is based at our Blaby and Oadby Offices.

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