Stephen Carver: B.Sc (Hons)
Senior Partner

Stephen is the senior partner and founder member of the firm which was established in 1990. He specialises in residential and commercial conveyancing, property and personal matters.

Wellington raised, he has over the years, established an extensive client base in the local community and is involved with both Wellington Cricket Club and Telford Rugby Club.

The expertise of the practice has been encouraged through his recruitment and development personnel.

Samantha joined Parry Carver as a Trainee Solicitor in April 2001 having read Law and German at the University of Wolverhampton attaining a 2:1 honours degree and thereafter a post graduate diploma in legal practice.

From the outset Samantha has demonstrated a keen interest and strong commitment to the area of family law.

Since her qualification as a solicitor in October 2002 she has continued to work alongside the family team and has now become head of the family department. With a strong family team of experienced staff client’s may discuss the very often traumatic circumstances of their relationship breakdown and may reliably entrust the resolution of their personal affairs.

Since becoming a partner in October 2006 Samantha has continued to specialise in all areas of family law, namely the separation and/or divorce of married couples, disputes arising between cohabiting parties; the dissolution of civil partnerships and all aspects of child law.

Samantha Hoyle: BA (Hons)

Catharine Thomas: LL.B (Hons)
Partner Solicitor

Catharine joined Parry Carver in 2000 as a trainee solicitor dealing with wills & probate, She qualified as a solicitor in 2002, became a partner in the firm in September 2004.

Catharine specialises in the many elements of wills and probate, and trusts.  This also includes lasting power of attorney, Court of Protection, elderly client issues and contentious probate claims. She is also a member of the Law Society Probate Section.  Catharine is also prepared to see elderly clients in their own homes.

Clients find Catharine personable, reliable, and she is able to ease the pressure on families at difficult times in their lives.

Joyce joined Parry Carver in September 2012.  She is a Chartered Legal Executive qualifying in 2001. Joyce has worked in several areas of law specialising in family law for many years. Joyce’s vast experience gives her a wealth of knowledge across a range of disciplines which inevitably is of enormous benefit to all her clients. More recently, Joyce has joined our Wills and Probate team and her natural ability to engage with client has been a huge bonus to the department.

Joyce Anderson
Chartered Legal Executive

Malcolm Bayliss: LL.B (Hons)

Malcolm qualified as a Solicitor in 1975, becoming Senior Partner in his family Firm in Wolverhampton in 1980 before retiring from that position in 2000.

He remained there as a part-time Consultant until April 2009 when he joined Parry Carver in a similar role bringing with him a wealth of experience in business and commercial property matters as well as wills and probate.

Stuart moved to Wellington in 1972. He graduated in law in 1980 and began his legal career in Telford, qualifying as a solicitor in 1985. Stuart has considerable experience in family law, particularly in complex financial cases where pensions and/or family businesses are involved.  Stuart is a member of the Law Society Family Panel and Resolution (formally Solicitors Family Law Association.

Stuart joined the firm as a consultant solicitor following the acquisition of his former practice, Murray Cairns Solicitors which had operated in Wellington for over twenty years.

Stuart Cairns: B.S (Hons)
Consultant Solicitor

Toni Laycock Solicitor
Toni Laycock

Toni qualified as a solicitor in 1999 having completed a training contract with FBC Manby Bowdler.  After gaining some post qualification experience in private practice, she joined locally based national  animal charity PDSA as an in house solicitor.

Toni joins Parry Carver with over 16 years of experience in areas of Wills; probate and estate administration; as well as experience of contentious cases, statutory wills and trusts.

Toni is incredibly proud to have been  recently shortlisted for The institute Of Legacy Management’s award “Legacy Professional of The Year.”

Toni is a member of the Association of Contentious Trust & Probate Specialists.

Abigail joined Parry Carver in April 2011.  She is a Chartered Legal Executive and an accredited member of the Law Society Family Law Panel. She is a long standing member of Resolution (formerly Solicitors Family Law Association).  Abigail has been practising in all areas of family law since 1996.

In 2012 Abigail completed and was approved on the Resolution Foundation Training in Family Mediation.  Parry Carver launched Parry Carver Mediation in 2102 and since that date the practice has grown as a Lawyer Mediator Abigail has the necessary experience and skills to understand what is needed in family mediation.

Abigail handles all aspects of family law, including divorce, financial, child and domestic violence cases

Abigail Kirk
Abigail Kirk
Chartered Legal Executive; Resolution All Issues Mediator (F.Inst.L.Ex)

Corina Olivieri

Corina joined the conveyancing team at Parry Carver in July 2014, having worked previously in several leading firms in the Telford and Wrekin area. She has a good local knowledge and has gained extensive experience in all aspects of residential conveyancing, ranging from first time buyers, investment purchasers, to those purchasing high value properties.

Corina is committed to providing a high level of service designed to meet the needs and requirements of Parry Carver’s clients.

Corina has been a solicitor for over 25 years.

As a qualified licensed conveyancer Sarah specialises in all aspects of residential conveyancing including sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold properties, remortgages, transfers of equity, shared ownership, new builds, Help to Buy, Right to Buy and unregistered land.

Having worked in and around Telford for over 20 years Sarah has an in-depth knowledge of the local property market.

Previously to joining Parry Carver Solicitors Sarah worked for another leading regional legal practice. Prior to extending her family two years ago Sarah was a partner with a local firm of specialist property lawyers.
Sarah understands that buying or selling a property is one of the most important transactions her clients are likely to undertake. She therefore aims to eliminate the stress and anxiety often associated with conveyancing transactions by making sure that her clients are kept updated and fully informed at every stage of the process.

Sarah prides herself on providing excellent standards of client care and having a professional, friendly and proactive approach thus enabling matters to progress quickly and efficiently.

Sarah Clinton Licensed Conveyancer
Sarah Clinton
Licensed Conveyancer

Sandra Williams
Conveyancing Executive