Our Team

Susan Rutherford

Susan Rutherford

Susan qualified as a Solicitor in 2001. Susan joined Chamberlain Martin as Solicitor in 2009 and became a Partner in 2012.  Susan’s principal areas of practice are Residential and Commercial Property, Wills and... read more »

Charlotte Vassall

Charlotte Vassall

Charlotte qualified as a Solicitor in 2002 and has always worked in Family Law. She is the Head of the firm’s Family Department and advises on all aspects of Family Law including divorce, financial and... read more »

Susan Crockford

Susan Crockford

Susan qualified in 1983 and is a Consultant Solicitor in the Family & Litigation Departments at Chamberlain Martin.  She has many years of experience representing clients and attending Court and is able to advise... read more »

Miranda Hay LL.B

Miranda Hay LL.B

Miranda is a qualified Solicitor.  Miranda has been practicing as a Solicitor since 2008.  Miranda started at CMS in April 2021.  Miranda specialises in Litigation dealing with all aspects of this area of law.read more »

Sarah McGee

Sarah McGee

Sarah McGee LL.M qualified as a Solicitor in 2017 and joined CMS in January 2018. Sarah is a Solicitor and the Head of our Private Client Department. Sarah covers domestic conveyancing, wills, LPA's and... read more »

Charlotte Parish FCILEX

Charlotte Parish FCILEX

Charlotte is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives having qualified in 2008.  Charlotte has worked in the legal profession since 1992 having specialised in residential conveyancing since 2000.  Charlotte joined CMS... read more »

Rosie Cowley FCILEX

Rosie Cowley FCILEX

Rosie joined CMS in May 2021. Rosie has been a member of CILEX since 1984 and qualified as a Fellow of CILEX in November 1989 and was a Council member for 13 years and... read more »

Emma Lake

Emma Lake

Emma Lake has worked for Chamberlain Martin since 2000 in the Private Client Department.  Emma is a Manager in the firm’s Private Client Department based at the Bognor Regis office.  Emma’s work includes managing... read more »

Karen Shea

Karen Shea joined Chamberlain Martin in 1984 and has worked in different departments.  After a few years break she returned as a Manager in the Private Client Department working 4 days a week, Tuesday... read more »

Angela Isaac

Angela Isaac is working at our Bognor office and is able to take will instructions, draft wills and complete the formalities of the will.  Angela joined CMS in October 2020 as a personal assistant... read more »

Dee Moore

Dee has returned to CMS after a couple of years away.  Dee works in our Littlehampton office alongside Susan Rutherford, Partner/Solicitor and Head of the Conveyancing Department.  Dee has worked in the legal profession... read more »

Rita Steel

Rita Steel

Rita Steel commenced working at Chamberlain Martin in April 1984 and has worked in the Private Client Department for many years as the Department's Personal Assistant. Rita now works part-time Monday and Tuesday and... read more »

Claire Smith

Claire Smith

Claire joined our Littlehampton branch of CMS in May 2018 as a receptionist/legal secretary. Claire transferred to the Bognor office in January 2019 as a legal secretary in the family department. Claire has over... read more »

Karen Harwood

Karen Harwood

Karen has worked at CMS for over ten years and is a legal secretary to Susan Rutherford. Karen works full-time and is based at our Littlehampton office. read more »

Linda Pratt

Linda Pratt

Linda joined CMS in 2017. Linda is a legal secretary working in the family department with Charlotte Vassall and Susan Crockford. Linda has worked at a variety of legal firms prior to... read more »

Diane Zdeba

Diane Zdeba

Diane is a legal secretary within the family department. Diane started at CMS as an archivist in 2013. Diane has many years of experience working in legal practices. Diane is part-time... read more »