About KJL Solicitors
KJL Solicitors was established in 2008 and has quickly become a reputable and widely recommended practice.
The practice quickly expanded into larger commercial premises on the East side of Norwich.
The team at KJL Solicitors are highly skilled City trained lawyers with years of business and corporate experience behind them.
Our team are friendly, strategic whilst at all time remaining cost efficient. For your business, for your family and for you.
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Solicitor and CEDR accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator
Kerry Joan-Law is a litigator, mediator,(CEDR accredited), business and employment specialist. A member of the Law Society, Civil Mediation Council, a Member of the Employment Lawyers Association. She often delivers specialist seminars to businesses on updates in the law and has written regular articles for the Oil Gas and Shipping industry. She has handled multi-litigant disputes up to £2.6 million, but has also taken on more valuable single litigant disputes in excess of £12.5 million. Kerry has represented numerous blue chip and large corporate clients throughout her practising life and undertakes a variety of residential and commercial property sales and purchases.
Kerry oversees the running of the conveyancing, litigation and employment departments which she has built up over the last 11 years.
Employment background - 1996 -2001 business owner East Anglia Costing Services, law cost draftsman and supreme court taxing participant on behalf of law firms. Kerry then completed her LPC course and went to Wortley Redmayne & Kershaw in 2002 Chelmsford and commenced her trainee solicitors contract in litigation,employment, High Court injunctions and Commercial Property. From Chelmsford she returned to London in 2004 to work for Gowen & Stevens Solicitors in Litigation and Employment. In late 2006 Kerry then moved to Norfolk following her family's relocation and worked for Fosters as Deputy Head of Litigation and Employment. In October 2008 Kerry then aspired to set up her own firm which she has successfully run in excess of 11 years.
Director, Conveyancing Dept
Philip was admitted as a solicitor in 1977. Philip has worked in a variety of law firms across the region, setting up his own practice in 1983 which he successfully continues to run today. Philip has undertaken conveyancing and probate services on behalf of KJL Solicitors as a locum since 2011 and in January 2020 he was appointed as a part-time director, in order to assess conveyancing compliance standards across the firm and contribute to the conveyancing team. Philip is highly experienced in all aspects of residential conveyancing, wills and probate and is a valued member of the conveyancing team.
Private Client Advisor and Trainee Solicitor
Shreena joins us having worked for a large national company where she predominately undertook work dealing with wills, lasting powers of attorney and provided advice on court of protection matters, probate and estate planning. Aside from her continued commitment to private client work, Shreena is now a training to be a solicitor working within the litigation, employment and family departments. Shreena will qualify as a solicitor in March 2021.
Caroline attained a first class honours degree in Law from the University of Lincoln and a Commendation on her LPC from BPP Law School. From 2017 to August 2020 Caroline worked as a paralegal undertaking litigation, specifically Industrial deafness claims, and working within the commercial property and residential conveyancing departments of regional Law firms located in West Yorkshire and the City of York. Caroline relocated back to Norfolk in August 2020 and commenced a training contract with KJL Solicitors in September. Caroline is a Trainee Solicitor within the commercial property and residential property department of KJL Solicitors and undertakes Commercial leases, business sales, residential freehold & leasehold sales and purchases along with transfers of part and unregistered land transactions. Caroline will qualify in April 2022. Aside from the experience Caroline has gained in Conveyancing and Litigation, Caroline also has a keen interest in Family Law and Private Client and assists Shreena Wara in such matters.
Rachael commenced employment with KJL Solicitors as a business administration apprentice in 2018, she completed her level 3 business administration City and Guilds in 2019. In our continued support and development of our staff and their on-going training, we are now supporting Rachael through the Council of Licensed Conveyancers qualification "CLC" to qualify her as a probate practitioner and a licensed property conveyancer. Rachael should reach qualification in 2022.
Angela is the practice manager, she has 40 years experience in the legal sector and deals with client care, recruitment, buying services and overseeing back office administration.