Patrick Lawrence Partnership LLP
Established in 1981

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Patrick Lawrence Partnership LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, SRA number 637714.

Patrick Lawrence Partnership hold a Legal Aid Franchise in Family Law.

Patrick Lawrence (Partner)


Patrick is the head of the Family Department. He has worked in family law for over 30 years and was a founding member of the first national network of solicitors dealing with injunction law. Patrick deals with cases concerning all aspects of family law.


Patrick is an advanced member of the Law Society's Family Law Panel and a member of Resolution (formerly the Solicitors' Family Law Association). He graduated in Law, with Honours from the London School of Economics in 1977, qualified as a solicitor in 1980, and established the business in 1983.





Meet Our Team

Karen Wallis (Partner)


Karen is the joint head of the Property and Probate department. She has worked in this area of law for over 25 years and has extensive experience in tenancy dispute cases and other areas of commercial property law.


She is a Chartered Legal Executive.


Deborah Lawrence

Deborah is the joint head of the Property and Probate department. She has over 20 years experience in this area.

She graduated with a BSc from the University of Greenwich in 1981 and is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.

Angela Goodwin

Angela is an assistant solicitor undertaking work mainly in relation to children and specialising in care proceedings.  Angela also deals with advising clients in relation to Special Guardianship, adoption and has experience in dealing with cases with an international element.


Angela has been a member of the Children Panel since 2003 and regularly represents parents and children in complex care proceedings.  


Angela graduated in Law from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth in 1997 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2000.


Andrew Humphries (Partner)

Andrew undertakes work in all areas of family law. He is particularly experienced in matters concerning child protection and care proceedings.

Andrew is an advanced member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel and is able to offer assistance in respect of all emergency applications for personal protection.

Andrew is also passionate about assisting individuals in civil actions against public bodies.

Laura Roberts

Assistant in Family Department (Mr Lawrence & Mrs Charlick)

Stephanie Hutchinson

Assistant in Family Department (Mr Humphries)

Julie Owen

Assistant in Conveyancing Department

Madison McLean

Office Junior and Conveyancing Secretary


Harjit Gill

Receptionist and Conveyancing Secretary

Hannah Wallis

Hannah is a Conveyancing Executive in the Residential Conveyancing Department.

She is an Affiliate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and has a BA Hons in Italian.

Toni Charlick


Toni is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and also a member of Resolution.


Toni has worked at Patrick Lawrence Partnership since 2006 and undertakes work in the family, probate and property departments.