Our People

  • Catherine Stewart
    Managing Director

    Catherine qualified as a solicitor in 1979. Following a return to Swansea in 1991, Catherine practised with Douglas Jones Mercer before joining Goldstones in 1995 as a partner and then a director on the firm’s incorporation.

    Catherine specialises in domestic and commercial conveyancing, assisting in the sale and purchase of properties. She has a particular interest in agricultural, rural and equestrian property.

    Catherine is experienced in the drafting of will and applications for probate, the administration of estates, as well as the preparation of lasting powers of attorney.

  • Mark Davies
    Director

    Mark became a partner in 2004 and a director on the incorporation of Goldstones. Mark qualified as a solicitor in 1999, having trained with Messrs Edward Harris and Partners.

    Mark joined Goldstones on qualifying and has since that time specialised in all aspects of criminal law, including road traffic law. Mark has dealt with many high-profile cases including murder, drug cases, serious and high-value fraud cases, violent offences and proceeds of crime act prosecutions.

    Mark is qualified as a Higher Courts Advocate and appears in the Crown Court.

  • Lee Davies

    Lee Davies
    Director

    After qualifying as a solicitor in 2002, having trained with Goldstones, Lee became a director in 2006.

    Lee specialises in all aspects of criminal law, including road traffic law. He has dealt with many high-profile cases, including murder cases, drug cases, serious fraud cases, violent offences and proceeds of crime act prosecutions.

    Lee is also qualified as a Higher Courts Advocate and appears regularly in the Crown Court.

  • Bridgitte Harvey
    Associate Solicitor

    Bridgitte joined Goldstones in 2014, having been a partner with the Gwyn George partnership in Ystradgynlais.

    Bridgitte qualified as a solicitor in 1983 and is experienced in all aspects of property law, both residential and commercial.

    Bridgitte is also experienced in the drafting of wills and applications for probate, the administration of estates, as well as the preparation of lasting powers of attorney.

  • Amy Stewart
    Associate

    After training with Goldstones, Amy qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and is now an associate solicitor with the practice. She specialises in all areas of family law, particularly divorce and ancillary relief matters, as well as all private law children matters and cohabitation disputes. She also undertakes public law matters, where applications are issued by the local authority with respect to children. Amy is accredited on the Law Society Child Care Panel as a Children’s Representative.

  • Helen Lowe

    Helen joined Goldstones in 2015, having qualified as a solicitor in 1995. She joined from Ivor Evans & Benjamin and specialises in property law.

    Further, Helen has in-depth knowledge and experience in all aspects of residential conveyancing.

  • Craig Davies

    Craig Davies

    Training with Goldstones, Craig qualified in 2008 and specialises in criminal law, including representing clients of the police station and magistrates court, as well as road traffic law, offences involving violence, drugs, and all other aspects of criminal law. Craig is a Duty Solicitor and is qualified to appear in the Crown Court.

  • Daniel Heard

    Daniel Heard

    Daniel worked for the Crown Prosecution Service in Swansea for nine years before joining Goldstones in January 2009. He completed his training contract with Goldstones and qualified in August 2010.

    Daniel specialises in all aspects of criminal law and represents clients at the police station and magistrates’ court. Dan is a duty solicitor and is also qualified to appear in the Crown Court.

  • Anthony O’Connell

    Anthony, a duty solicitor, trained as a solicitor with Goldstones and qualified in 2015. He undertakes matters in all areas of criminal law. Anthony advises clients in both the Magistrates’ Court and the police station.

  • Nicola Mogford

    Nicola trained as a solicitor at a local Swansea firm and joined Goldstones upon qualifying in January 2011. Nicola practices family law to include all Children Act matters; both private and public law matters such as care proceedings. Nicola undertakes all matters relating to divorce. She also practices criminal law, representing clients at both the police station and the magistrates’ court. Nicola is qualified in British Sign Language, and is a member of the Law Society Children Law Scheme.

  • Laura Carter

    Laura trained as a solicitor with Goldstones and qualified in 2012. She deals with all aspects of family law, with a particular interest in public law children matters such as care proceedings and adoption. Laura also deals with all private law children matters, and also undertakes divorce and the associated financial matters. She is a member of the Law Society Children Law Scheme.

  • Sarah Phippen

    Sarah trained through ILEX and qualified as a chartered legal executive in 2012. Sarah undertakes all family matters including private law children, cohabitation, care proceedings, divorce and financial matters. Sarah also undertakes criminal work and is accredited to represent individual client at the police station.

  • Stacey Holmes

    Stacey trained with Goldstones and qualified as in November 2016. Stacey practices in criminal law and represents clients both at the police station and in the magistrates’ court. Stacey also undertakes work relating to family law, such as cohabitation issues and children matters.

  • Julian Hoskins

    Julian qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and worked with Swansea firm Simmonds Hurford before joining Goldstones in January 2017. Julian is experienced in all areas of private client work and deals with both commercial and residential conveyancing. Julian undertakes Probate matters, wills, Court of Protection work and prepares lasting Powers of Attorney.