Clive Attwood – Solicitor (Senior Partner)

Clive Attwood

Educated at Palmers Grammar School. He became articled to Cullen & Co Solicitors in 1961 and attended the College of Law at Lancaster Gate, London, to read law and qualify as a lawyer. He was formally admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of the Supreme Court in January 1968.

In 1970, Clive became a Junior Partner with Cullen & Co, a London based firm, and Joint Senior Partner in 1975, specialising in Personal Injury and Medical Negligence matters. He also has considerable experience in Family Law, Commercial Law and Criminal Law matters.

In 1975, he opened another branch of Cullen & Co in Grays, Essex and spent his time between both the new and the London branches.

In 1988, he left the practice of Cullen & Co, setting up his own practice in Grays. The practice has developed and has departments that can advise on most aspects of law.

In 1997, Clive was appointed to serve upon the Judiciary as a Deputy District Judge in civil matters. Also, as a former General Commissioner of Taxes.

He has served as a committee chairman at a number of schools and colleges in Thurrock. Presently chairing the Grays Public and Recreational Trust.

Matthew Attwood – Business Manager

Matthew Attwood

Matthew joined the family business in 2008 to take day-to-day control of the company.

Having gained an Information Systems Honours Degree from Anglia Ruskin University and after spending 11 years working for a large government organisation in IT Project Management, this has given him the foundation to streamline the Attwood Group of companies both procedurally and by providing the very latest in technologies.

The technologies Matthew employs have maximised effieciency of the Attwood group and allow him to keep his finger on the pulse.

Matthew holds a very active role within all areas of the business and is always more than happy to discuss matters with clients when appropriate.

Palaniappan Ahilan – Solicitor (Partner)

Palanappan Ahilan

Richard Bradbury – Solicitor (Partner)

Richard Bradbury

Richard joined Attwood & Co in March 1994. Richard is a highly experienced matrimonial lawyer and heads up our Family Law Department. He is also a Member of the Children Panel and accredited in respect of Childrens Cases by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Pamela Grant – Solicitor

Pamela Grant

Pamela joined Attwood & Co in March 2017. She specialises in all aspects of Family/Children Law. She trained and qualified at a well-regarded Legal 500 practice in Hammersmith before taking a sabbatical abroad in 2004. Whilst abroad she set up her own practice advising British ex-patriates in relation to Family and International Law. Upon her return to the UK she worked for a local firm in Dagenham taking charge of the Family/Private Children Law department.

Pamela is a member of Resolution and the Association of Lawyers for Children.

Hazara Patel – Solicitor

Hazara joined Attwood & Co in May 2017 when she qualified as a solicitor. She undertook her training at a high street firm in south London. She currently deals with a variety of private client matters which include the preparation of Powers of Attorney, Wills, Deed of Variations and dealing with the administration of both testate and intestate estates. She also deals with residential conveyancing matters which include sales and purchases of both freehold and leasehold properties, new builds, re-mortgages and transfers of equity.

Hazara is currently working towards a STEP accreditation.