Richard Perrins - Partner, Coles Miller

Coles Miller Names New Heads Of Department26th May 2016

by on 26th May 2016


Law firm Coles Miller has named two new heads of department in a series of appointments at its offices across Dorset.

Solicitor and mediator Richard Perrins has become an Associate and head of the Family Department.

residential leasehold property solicitor Matthew Lewis of Coles Miller, Bournemouthfamily law solicitor Richard Perrins of Coles Miller, Broadstone

Broadstone-based Richard specialises in divorce, dissolution of civil partnerships, children matters, surrogacy and fertility law.

Associate Matthew Lewis in Bournemouth has been named head of the firm’s Residential Leasehold Property Department.

He advises clients on lease extensions, buying the freehold, right to manage, service charge disputes and right of first refusal.

Coles Miller has promoted Broadstone wills and probate solicitor Jenny Oxley to Associate level.

Her work includes drafting wills, setting up and managing trusts, inheritance tax advice, estate administration, powers of attorney and associated Court of Protection matters.

Coles Miller has also recruited two more lawyers:

  • Commercial property solicitor Louise Vermeulen has joined Coles Miller from a Dorset law firm.
  • Trainee solicitor Ella Jean Taylor has joined Coles Miller from a London firm. She is currently in the commercial litigation team but also has experience of family law.

The 12-partner firm employs around 110 staff at its offices in Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Broadstone and Wimborne.

It is recommended in the Legal 500 guide to the country’s top lawyers for its experience and expertise in handling complex personal injury and medical negligence compensation claims.

For more information, contact Coles Miller Marketing Manager, Sarah Ryan.

Make An Enquiry