Who's who

President, Rhodri Davey, Kitsons LLP

Rhodri Davey is Joint Managing Partner at Kitsons LLP.

Rhodri studied law at Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham Law School before returning to the South West where he trained and qualified with Nash & Co. In 2000 he joined Ashfords (then Bevan Ashford) where he specialised in employment law before joining Kitsons Solicitors as partner to head-up the Employment Team in 2007.

Email: rhodri.davey@kitsons-solicitors.co.uk
Phone: 01752 236712


Rachel Shoheth - Family LAw Solicitor

Vice President, Rachel Shoheth, Gard & Co

Rachel is a partner and joined Gard and Co in 1998, initially specialising in residential conveyancing and then subsequently moving to the Family Department in order to diversify as a lawyer and to widen her areas of legal expertise.

Email: res@gardamdco.com

tel: 01752 668246


Past President, Sue WIlliams, Wolferstans Splicitors

Sue became vice-president in 2016 and and president in 2017. She specialises in residential property of all descriptions and sits on the Conveyancing and Land Law Committee at the Law Society.She also represents the Law Society on the NHBC Council.

She sits on the advisory panel advising the Law Commission in its investigations. 


Email: scwilliams@wolferstans.com
Phone: 01752 292343

Martin Weeks, Clark & Weeks Solicitors

Martin became president of Plymouth Law Society on 1st January 2016. He specialises in family and divorce, wills and probate, Court of Protection work and also residential conveyancing.

He was admitted by the Law Society as a Solicitor in 1982 and has practised in Plymouth ever since. He formed Clark & Weeks with Tony Clark in 1997.

Email: info@clarkandweeks.co.uk
Phone: 01752 345311

Honorary Treasurer, James Walsh, GA Solicitors

James has been the Plymouth Law Society Treasurer since 2012. James is one of the South West's leading industrial disease litigators with more than two decades of experience, and a specialist focus on high value asbestos claims. James is recognised on a national platform for his experience in asbestos disease claims, in particular those related to mesothelioma victims. He has also developed a formidable reputation in industrial deafness litigation, together with securing significant damages in public and employer liability cases. James is a member of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel and an accredited occupational disease and asbestos disease specialist with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). James was the second individual to be appointed and remains just one of 20 in the country to receive the accreditation.

Email: james.walsh@GAsolicitors.com
Phone: 01752 203536

Law Society Council Member, Steven Hudson, Gard & Co Solicitors

Steven has been heavily involved in Plymouth Law Society since 2010 and was president in 2012. He is the past president of ASWLS which comprises Bristol Law Society, Cornwall Law Society, Devon & Somerset Law Society, Gloucestershire & Wiltshire Law Society, Monmouth Law Society and Plymouth Law Society.

 Steven is senior and managing partner of Gard & Co. He qualified in 1983 and has since that time practised in Plymouth. In the late 1980s Steven gravitated from general property work towards specialising in commercial property work and in particular in business transfers. During the last 25 years he has been involved in the legal work associated with the transfer of most types of business, acting for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies based in different parts of the country, but particularly in the south west peninsula.

Email: sjh@gardandco.com
Phone: 01752 668246

25th September 2018

POSTPONED - DATE TBC -Family Law Update

 Date: Tuesday 25th September 18:00  

Venue: Babbage Building, University of Plymouth

Speaker: HHJ Miranda Robertshaw 

12th December 2018

PLS Christmas Carol Service

Get in the festive spirit by joining our annual Christmas carol service at St Andrew's Church.

8th March 2019

‘Women in Law – Support, Retention, Progression’

‘Women in Law – Support, Retention, Progression’  A fantastic event - we would encourage as many people as possible to attend. Visit this website for more details - www.magdalenchambers

24th March 2019


Join us and raise money for The Plymouth Law Society's chosen Charity for 2019! Improving Lives Plymouth. Visit their website for more details.