Tassells legal team

Ann Astbury
MB:BS BSc(Hons) TEP
Family Law and Private Client specialist

Ann is a Resolutions Accredited Specialist in financial separation arising out of divorce and in matters involving children and is also a member of the Law Society Family Law Accreditation scheme…

James Matthews
BA(Hons)
Property, Civil Litigation

James qualified as a solicitor in 1987 and now undertakes commercial work and litigation. He spent ten years working for central government in the Treasury Solicitor’s Department, leading to his continued interest in planning, education law, human rights…

Ian Wessels
MA PGCE
Private Client specialist

Ian Wessels has been at Tassells and in Faversham since 2002, but he has lived in the area since he was a student at the University of Kent. He was previously a teacher and was a head of History and Politics in a London grammar school…

Yulia Barnes
BA(Rus) LLB(Hons) C.T.A.P.S
Civil Litigation, Employment, contentious probate

Before joining Tassells Yulia worked for a City law firm where she primarily dealt with commercial litigation matters in the Trade and Energy Group. Yulia is an experienced litigator and works on a variety of commercial disputes, with particular emphasis on contractual disputes, breach of warranty…

Tracey Freeman
ILFM(Dip) ACILEx
Domestic and Commercial Conveyancing

Tracey Freeman has been with Tassells since 2003, carrying out domestic and commercial conveyancing for both purchases and sales, transfers of equity and re-mortgaging…

John Glass
BA
Residential Conveyancing, Wills, Probate and Commercial

John was admitted as a Solicitor in 1983 and was a Partner for over 20 years in two Kent firms. He has some 29 years experience in Residential and Commercial conveyancing, Wills, Probate and commercial work…

Lorna Slaughter
LLB(Hons) PgDip
Property purchases and sales, transfers of equity and commercial property

Lorna joined Tassells in January 2016 as a Trainee Solicitor and has remained with the firm after qualification, being admitted as a Solicitor in July 2017…

Richard Godley
LLB(Hons)
Family and Litigation

Richard joined Tassells in 2017 as a trainee solicitor and is specialising in Family and Litigation matters. Before Richard joined Tassells, he spent a number of years as a caseworker and manager in different advice charities…

Sho Moskofian
LLB(Hons) PgDip CICS
Family Law and Commercial Civil Litigation

Sho joined the Tassells’ team recently after taking a career break. She is an experienced solicitor with a specialist background in general and commercial civil litigation and family law. Sho has trained and acquired a certificate in counselling…