Brendan Perry - Senior Partner
Brendan specialises in Probate and Property Law and is Head of the Probate Department. He is very experienced in all aspects of Private Client work, Wills, Estate Administration, Powers of Attorney and Trusts.
His local knowledge of Bath and the surrounding area is also invaluable in his Conveyancing work. He has wide experience in all aspects of residential and commercial conveyancing, leasehold property, transfer of equity, re-mortgages and tenancy agreements.
He is widely respected in the wider community in Bath having been a former rugby player for both Bath and Somerset and he is a past President of the Bath Rugby Club.
"As Partner of this long established firm I firmly believe that despite the rapidly changing legal and economic environment there is an important place for a law firm such as ourselves who really understand and empathise with our clients' needs".
David Gay - Senior Partner
David Gay specialises in Property Law and Probate and is a Member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP). David is Head of the Conveyancing Department and has extensive experience in all aspects of residential and commercial conveyancing, leasehold property, transfer of equity, re-mortgages and tenancy agreements.
Having lived in Bath for most of his life, his extensive local knowledge is a great asset in Conveyancing matters particularly to clients moving into the area. His client base is not just local as his experience and client loyalty means he has many clients in London and throughout the country.
Away from the office David maintains his interest in rugby, particularly supporting junior rugby clubs.
"Complications can arise in any conveyancing transaction, be it large or small, and it is advisable to use an experienced, regulated Solicitor who can spot the ‘pitfalls' on your behalf and ensure that your purchase or sale proceeds smoothly and correctly."
Sarah Loveless - Partner
Sarah joined the Practice in 2002 and specialises in Wills and Probate and Family Law. She became a Partner in October 2007. Sarah is a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Solicitors for the Elderly and she is also a member of Resolution which commits Family Lawyers to resolving disputes in a non-confrontational way.
Sarah has always enjoyed travelling and sport, and has run many half marathons and the London Marathon raising over £1,000.00 for the charity "Parents for Children". Sarah lives in Bath with her husband and two young daughters.
"I enjoy helping families in the local community. My work involves dealing with clients who are going through a divorce, or preparing Wills and obtaining Probate when someone has died. These can be distressing times for clients and I make sure that I never lose sight of this fact in the way that I carry out my job."
Justine Alford - Partner
Justine began her career in London and South East where she worked in private practice and in-house positions covering a wide range of private client work. She joined Burningham and Brown in 2014 and specialises in all aspects of estate adminstration, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and some trust administration.
'I am so glad I work for a firm which is entirely genuine in its focus on client care. This is reflected in the long-standing relationships that the partners have with many of their clients and the fact that new clients are soon put at ease when they walk through the door.'
Justine lives in the Bath area with her husband and two children. She is an active member of her local community and enjoys gardening and going on long walks with the dog.
23-02-2017 - Admin
The Forever Friends Appeal has gained a welcome boost to its funds with the news that the RUH Will Month fundraising initiative ran throughout the month of September raised an incredible £31,350.00 to help towards the care of patients at the Royal United Hospital (RUH) and the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic diseases (RNHRD)....
23-02-2017 - Admin
Justine Alford of Burningham & Brown Solicitors reflects upon the importance of having a Will, the need to update it as your circumstances change and the benefits of setting up a Lasting Power of Attorney...
23-09-2016 - Admin
It is not an easy topic to address and is often put at the bottom of the 'to do' list but there are various changes in life that may mean you should consider updating your Will:...
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