CLAIRE TERRILL, MANAGING PARTNER
Claire has over 17 years experience working in law firms. Having been an Equity Partner of a top 60 UK Law Firm with offices nationwide and now Managing Partner of TMT Legal Services. Claire’s clients receive a high level of personal service, together with expert legal advice. She is a very technical lawyer with a ‘non-jargon’ approach who anticipates and deals with legal issues quickly and efficiently. Claire is responsible for the firm's growth, strategy and firm culture.
Claire’s clients include property developers, investors, landlords and private individuals. Claire is a property developer herself and understands the commercial advice behind any investment and its realisation.
One of the highlights of her career was an article in Business Magazine as an “up and coming professional to watch” with an article focussed on her advice to women on being a working mother and not having to choose between a family and a career. She was also interviewed for the BBC’s The Apprentice and has featured on Radio 4 in relation to the ever changing Stamp Duty Land Tax. She is also on the Committee for the Southampton Property Association.
Claire’s personal goal is to do the Inca Trails and jump from an aeroplane although she is in no rush!
TRACEY MATTHEWS, PARTNER
Tracey has over 15 years experience working in law, now specialising in Residential Property having worked in Family, Wills & Probate and Employment. Tracey has years of experience working with elderly clients in Court of Protection matters. Having worked in various legal fields, Tracey has a wide range of legal knowledge together with a strong personable attitude.
Tracey is a local Parish Councillor who is involved in proposed changes in the community as well as fundraising for local charities.
Tracey is also a keen charity volunteer having volunteered for PDSA and also for Age Concern assisting the elderly in her spare time.
Tracey enjoys reading, travelling and learning to play the violin.
LAURA THURMAN, PARTNER
Laura has over 8 years experience in New Homes and Residential Property. Having been a lawyer for a top 60 UK Law Firm with offices nationwide and now a Partner of TMT. Laura works with her clients to move as swiftly as possible towards an exchange, in order to secure the property for them. Always putting her clients needs first, she works with the developers solicitors to ensure the best deal is obtained for her client, whose instructions are paramount.
Laura is the ambassador for the firms Apprenticeship program having started as a Trainee Legal Assistant herself. Laura understands the importance of a supportive law firm “Having decided not to follow the traditional legal route I understand the importance of study sponsorship, well mapped out career paths and opportunity for those that wish to progress, without that I wouldn’t be where I am today”.
Laura enjoys live music, travelling and walking her dog.
WILLS & PROBATE EXECUTIVE
Katherine is responsible for assisting the legal teams to ensure that client service is always at the forefront.
Katherine lives locally and is a keen walker. She is a passionate supporter for local charity work.