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 Parish qualified as a Chartered member of the Institute of Legal Executives in 2008 and joined CMS in March 2017.  Charlotte is a Fellow of the institute of Legal Executives. Charlotte is part... 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 »

Amy Colvin

Amy Colvin

Amy Colvin is an experienced family law practitioner with expertise in both private and local authority child arrangement disputes.  Amy has over 16 years experience in running family law cases.  Amy started at CMS... read more »

Angela Isaac

Angela joined CMS in October 2020 as a personal assistant in the private client department.  Angela has worked in various firms of Solicitors throughout her working life.read more »

Dee Moore

Dee has returned to CMS after a couple of years away.  Dee works alongside Peter Toone a conveyancing Legal Executive.read more »

Cheryl Hearn

Cheryl Hearn

Cheryl joined CMS in February 2020 and has worked in the Legal industry for a number of years.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 »