Meet the Team
Bharti qualified in 1989 and initially worked for a bank before moving into private practice. Her primary areas of work are conveyancing and probate. She is the head of the conveyancing department and regularly deals with property around the country. Her probate practice includes will drafting, tax and estate planning. Bharti also has considerable experience in dealing with contested probate cases.
Gareth has a reputation locally for working hard and keeping clients interests at the heart of every transaction. He does not underestimate the stress of moving home. He and his team ensure that clients move when it is right for them, in a smooth and managed way.
Kirit has been in practise in Wrexham since 1995, having moved from a large firm in Birmingham. He deals with all aspects of family law appearing before all levels of the Family Court. Kirit is known for his advocacy and common sense advice. Clients are given advice tailored to their needs from the outset to enable them to choose how the matter is conducted. Kirit can also refer clients to a mediation service.
Patricia has many years experience in residential conveyancing, and as a result has clients who have come back time and time again for her help. It is her attention to detail and thoughtful management of the process that ensures clients come back to her and recommend Patricia to others.
Aimee joined Gittins McDonald in 2004 and after completing her training contract qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and became a partner in 2017. She now specialises in Residential Conveyancing, handling sale, purchase, remortgage and transfer of equity transactions. Aimee prides herself on providing a personal, high quality service to all clients at what can often be a stressful time. Aimee strives to make sure that clients are kept informed at each stage to avoid unnecessary anxiety.
Aimee also deals with preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney and Wills for clients.
Catherine has been in Wrexham since 1993 having trained in Liverpool and specializes in criminal law. She gained her qualification as a Higher Rights Advocate in 2009. She still predominately works in the local police station and magistrates court and has a reputation for ‘going the extra mile’ to support clients and their families when they feel most vulnerable.
Outside of work, Catherine enjoys travel abroad, walking her black Labrador Murphy and the occasional glass of wine!
Sian is a Chartered Legal Executive who qualified in 1998. Since then Sian has practiced in family work (all aspects - from children to finance cases) and now focuses on residential conveyancing as well. Most of Sian’s work comes from recommendations. This merely confirms that she provides an excellent service, keeping clients informed and giving advice that helps to progress each clients matter in a timely and measured way. Sian also prepares wills and Powers of Attorney.
What drives Josh is his desire to make a difference. Ever since he was a pupil at Ysgol Rhiwabon, and then through to Aberystwyth for his law degree and postgradute studies in Chester, he knew that he wanted to practise law in his home town.
Since coming to Gittins McDonald in July 2015, Josh has gone from strength to strength and in February 2017 joined us as an assistant solicitor following his qualification. Josh works primarily in our busy family department, largely undertaking his own advocacy in matters concerning children. He also deals with residential conveyancing and draws up wills.
We are very pleased to welcome Holly as an assistant solicitor to our conveyancing department. Holly studied at Liverpool John Moores University and left there with first class honours. She went on to get a distinction in her legal practice course. After completing her training at a firm in Shropshire she has decided to move closer to home and her Welsh roots.
Holly lives locally and enjoys keeping fit. She has an energetic young black retriever who needs regular walks. Holly is also chair of the Law Society Junior Lawyers Division which keeps her busy as she facilitates regular meetings amongst young lawyers and other professionals.
Holly is already developing a reputation for settling clients down who might otherwise be concerned about their matter with her warm and engaging personality.