Managing Director

  • Gemma Adam

    Qualified: 2008
    Managing Director and Solicitor

    As the managing director of Edward Connor Solicitors, Gemma is responsible for strategy, compliance, and staff management.

Charities

  • Caroline Eade

    Qualified: 2003
    Deputy Managing Director, Senior Solicitor and Head of Charities

    Caroline leads our Charities team which specialises in Christian organisations and churches, on charity law and regulation, including governance and constitutional matters.

  • Jane Whitfield

    Jane Whitfield

    Qualified: 2000
    Charity Senior Associate

    Jane joined ECS in September 2021, having previously been a partner of a law firm in Reading, where she was...

  • Liz Bowes-Smith

    Liz Bowes-Smith

    Qualified: 1991
    Charity Associate

    As an Associate at Edward Connor Solicitors, Liz advises churches and Christian organisations primarily on governance issues.

  • Lynn Cadman

    Lynn Cadman

    Associate (Charity Advisor)

    Lynn is part of the Charities team and specialises in advising churches and Christian organisations on their governance and constitutional matters, particularly focusing on helping churches become CIOs.

  • Rosie Hopkins

    Qualified: 1998
    Charity Solicitor

    Rosie is part of the Charities team and specialises in advising churches and Christian organisations on their governance and constitutional matters, particularly focusing on helping churches become CIOs.

  • Lynda Wilson

    Lynda Wilson

    Qualified 1997
    Charity Solicitor

    Lynda is a solicitor in the Charities team. She specialises in advising churches and Christian organisations on charity law matters...

  • Claire Thompson

    Claire Thompson

    Qualified: 2020
    Charity Solicitor

    Claire is part of the Charities team which specialises in advising churches and Christian organisations on governance and constitutional matters.

  • Lily Brewster

    Charity Paralegal

    Lily is part of the Charities team which specialises in advising churches and Christian organisations on their governance and constitutional...

Employment & HR

  • Mark Jones

    Qualified: 1996
    Solicitor and Head of Employment

    Mark advises Christian organisations and churches on all aspects of employment law, including discrimination, data protection and human rights issues.

  • Gemma Herrick

    Qualified: 2009
    Employment Solicitor

    Gemma is part of the Employment Team, advising churches and Christian organisations on all aspects of employment law and HR issues.

Property

  • Paul Tollerton

    Qualified: 2004
    Solicitor and Head of Property

    Paul advises churches and Christian organisation on all aspects of property law.

  • Samantha Palmer

    Samantha Palmer

    Qualified: 2003
    Property Associate

    Samantha is an Associate in our Property Team.

  • David Madams

    David Madams

    Qualified: 2004
    Property Solicitor

    David works as a property solicitor in the Market Harborough office

Finance & Administration

  • David Cornish

    Finance and Operations Director

    David is responsible for our financial administration and management.

  • Ursula Stevens

    Finance Manager

    Ursula is part of the team responsible for our finances.

  • Rowan Gosnal-Tyler

    Rowan Gosnal-Tyler

    Office Manager

    Rowan is responsible for managing the operations of the legal office, the legal administration, and compliance.

  • Sarah Bailey

    Sarah Bailey

    Executive Assistant

    Sarah works with the executive team providing administration and organisation assistance.

  • Jane Hoxley

    Finance and Administration Officer

    Jane is part of the team responsible for our finances.

  • Vipul Dattani

    Finance Officer

    Vipul works in our Finance Team providing support to our Finance Manager.

  • Heather Paris

    Legal Secretary

    Heather is part of the team which is responsible for our finances and administration

  • Natalya Boyer

    Natalya Boyer

    Legal Secretary

    Natalya works in our Admin Team as a Legal Secretary.

  • Ben Wright

    Communications, Advice and Research Coordinator

    Ben coordinates both the outward-facing and internal communications at Edward Connor Solicitors. He is also the primary support for the Advice Line service.