Managing Director

Patricia is the Company’s Managing Director and Principal Solicitor.

Having acquired a wealth of experience in the legal profession for over 25 years, Patricia established Garden House Solicitors in 2006, creating an energetic, amicable and professional team of legal advisors.

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Practice Manager

Ruth is the Practice Manager at Garden House Solicitors and has managed the firm since it was established. She is a diploma member of The Institute of  Legal Cashiers and Administrators.

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Consultant Solicitor

Frances is a Consultant Solicitor with the firm. She qualified in 1997 and she specialises in all areas of Family Law. She is a member of Resolution and aims to provide straightforward family law advice in simple language cutting out the normal legal jargon.

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Client Liaison Officer

Elly joined the firm in December 2012 in the role of Client Liaison Officer. She is the first point of contact for clients and will always be able to update them on their matter at any time.


Elly is a real asset to the firm and its clients as she is always friendly and professional. 

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Trainee Solicitor

Samuel joined the firm as a Trainee Solicitor in August 2018


Samuel is working in the private client department and gaining experience in Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney and probate matters. He is also currently training in the firm’s litigation department and is working on issuing claims and also defending claims in the County Court.


Lexcel Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Officer

Julie joined the firm in July 2011 and is the firm’s LEXCEL compliance officer. 

She ensures that the firm’s mark of excellence is maintained. Julie has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in the legal profession.

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Lucy joined the firm in May 2014 as a Paralegal and gained experience in the Personal Injury, Dispute Resolution, and Private Client departments before commencing her training contract in October 2016.


Lucy graduated from the University of Hertfordshire in 2012 before going on to complete her Legal Practice Court at BPP Law School in London. She qualified as a Solicitor in Spring 2018.

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Personal Assistant to the Managing Director

Marsha joined the firm in November 2015. She works closely with the Managing Director and also assists with administrative support across the firm.


She always greets clients with a warm welcome and her bubbly personality is an asset of the firm.

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Trainee Solicitor

Wemi joined the firm in May 2019. Prior to this, she provided legal support to solicitors and barristers in a range of practice areas.

Employment Consultant

Susanne joined the firm in 2017 as an employment consultant having previously qualified and practiced as a Barrister in Central London.

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Legal Cashier

Denise joined Garden House Solicitors in May 2020 in the role as Legal Cashier.

Denise has 37 years  experience as a Legal Cashier after leaving Lloyds Bank, her first job from school.

In her spare time she enjoys socialising with friends and family and traveling the UK.



Phone: 01992 422128

Fax: 01992 422 129


23 London Road, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 7LG.

Garden House Solicitors is the trading name of Garden House Solicitors Limited a Company registered in England No. 7546805 - VAT No. 880 3524 25

Registered Office 23 London Road, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 7LG.

Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA Number 558153)

Director: Patricia E Ling LL.B. (Hons)

©2018 by Garden House Solicitors.