Our Team

Experienced Legal professionals who work together as a team from our Cannock and Stafford offices.  Our staff are our family (some literally) and work for you, our clients.

The firm is headed by our Managing Director Chris Clark who is well-known by the people of Staffordshire and beyond for his expertise in Criminal Defence and Conveyancing.  Chris qualified as a Solicitor in 1979 and obtained Higher Rights of Audience in 2006.

Margaret Clark (Chris’ wife and Company Secretary) continues to provide a kind, caring and understanding Wills Service. 

Ken Calladine is an experienced Conveyancer who joined our family in 2018 after working for other local and national companies.  Ken’s motto is “Ken-Can-Do”.  He is passionate about taking away the stress of buying and selling property with his calm, friendly and professional persona.  Ken is assisted by Theresa who has many-years of experience from other local Solicitors in Conveyancing administrative support.

David Ellis is an experienced Solicitor Director who specialises in Criminal Defence at the Magistrates Court and Police Station.  Dave is another well-known name in Staffordshire who clients trust to represent them.  Dave is joined by his wife Emma Ellis Solicitor who specialises in Prison Law through our sister company, CC Prison Law.  Also well known across Staffordshire and beyond, Emma is an experienced and dedicated Magistrates Court Defence Solicitor who clients and their families appreciate for her dedication and understanding of delicate issues.  Dave and Emma are assisted by Beth Ashforth who has been with the firm for nearly 20 years and is our most experienced Legal Secretary and Crown Court Clerk

Simon Clark is a Senior Asylum and Immigration Caseworker Supervisor Director accredited by the Law Society in this specialist area of Law.  Simon provides this service through our sister company, Eastgate Chambers.  He was formerly Clerk of the Crown Court department and continues to contribute to cases and to supervise staff.

Looking after our family and client transactions is the job of Rebecca Barnett, our Office and Accounts Manager. Rebecca is assisted by our (now retired) former Office Manager Ian Bateson who continues to provide  IT support and Andy Wiggan Property Maintenance.

Criminal Law
Criminal Law
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