William Ransford, BA (Hons)

Solicitor / Director and Notary Public

Email William : william@mjjsolicitors.co.uk


Accident & Injury; Conveyancing; Disputes; Employment; Notary Public; Probate; Relationship Breakdown & Divorce; Wills, Trusts & Mental Capacity; Wealth & Asset Management; Business Advice & Disputes; Commercial Property; Debt Recovery; Partnership & Company; Agricultural Advice; Environmental & Countryside Issues

William’s is one of the Directors of the Company. His practice is primarily centred on non-contentious property and probate matters but he also retains an interest in litigation including matrimonial finance and employment issues.

He graduated from Aberystwyth University, qualified as a solicitor in 2000. After leaving University, William worked in Washington DC on the Congressional staff of both a US Senator and a US Congressman as well as a Research Assistant at the House of Commons. After completing a course of post-graduate study at Cambridge University, he qualified as a Notary Public in 2011. William's Notorial Practice is separate to that of Milwyn Jenkins & Jenkins.

William played league cricket for Welshpool for over 20 years before turning to golf where he plays off a handicap of 18. William is an enthusiastic Welsh learner.

ADRIAN FOULKES, FCILEX

Director / Chartered Legal Executive and Mediator

Email Adrian : adrian@mjjsolicitors.co.uk



Residential and Commercial Conveyancing; Family/Children Matters, Elderly Client matters including Wills, Powers of Attorney and Tax planning, Agricultural Advice; Personal and Business Advice & Dispute Resolution

Adrian is a Director at our Company and has been a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives since his admission in 1997 and has practiced law in Llanidloes for over 25 years. His areas of specialisation are property including residential and commercial, Family/Children Matters, agricultural matters, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney as well as dispute resolution.

Adrian is a Mediator with experience to assist in resolving a disputes and conflicts in a suitable environment in a constructive manner to the benefit of all parties involved.

He is a Full Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly having received SFE's Older Client Care in Practice award. The award demonstrates that Adrian is able to advise and support older and vulnerable clients.

He has lived in Llanidloes all his life and is an active playing and coaching member of both the local football and cricket clubs previously representing Montgomeryshire County Cricket Club on numerous occasions. He is the Secretary of Llanidloes Cricket Club, a Trustee for Age Cymru Powys, a Community Governor at Llanidloes School Federation and a member of the Llanidloes Sports Partnership Committee . Adrian can converse in Welsh has for the last six years been actively learning Welsh.

KELLY CHAPMAN (LLB)

Solicitor

Email Kelly : kelly@mjjsolicitors.co.uk

Kelly is a Solicitor at our company. She studied at Swansea University obtaining honours degree in Law (LLB). Following that, she took a break from further studies and spent a year working in accounts. Kelly has now completed her Legal Practice Course at the University of Law, Chester, obtaining a Distinction accreditation. Kelly was brought up on the family farm located on the outskirts of Llanidloes and although she leaves the majority of farming to her father and brother, she enjoys getting involved. She is the treasurer of Llidiartywaen Young Farmers and enjoys taking part in the events and competitions held throughout out the year.

Carol bryan

Solicitor

Email Carol: carol@mjjsolicitors.co.uk

RACHEL MOLE

Solicitor

Email Rachel : rachel@mjjsolicitors.co.uk

Rachel is a Solicitor at our firm and predominantly deals with non-contentious property and private client matters. She is based at our Rhayader Office but is able to see clients at our other offices when required. Rachel obtained her Honours Degree in Law and Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from The University of Wales Aberystwyth and qualified as a Solicitor in 2014, with a local firm. Rachel has gained considerable experience over the last 6 years dealing with the sales and purchases of residential Freehold and Leasehold Titles, Remortgages, Transfer of Equity, Agricultural Land, Option Agreements, Shared Ownership Leases and Charges. Rachel is also able to assist and advise in respect of the preparation and registration of Lasting Powers of Attorneys and the preparation of Wills and Will Trusts. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys the outdoors, baking and spending time with her family and friends.

SABRINA WILTSHIRE-FESSEY

Trainee Solicitor

Email Sabrina : sabrina@mjjsolicitors.co.uk

Sabrina is a Trainee Solicitor at our firm, having joined the Llanidloes office in September 2020. Sabrina is currently training in our civil litigation and family department. She graduated from the University of Chester with a degree in Law with Business and completed the Legal Practice Course with Masters at the University of Law. Outside of work, Sabrina enjoys horse riding, gardening and practicing her Spanish speaking and reading skills.

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