We just wanted to say a huge thank you so much for handling our house purchase. Everything went through so smoothly, which has to be in no small part down to your excellent work. We have been extremely pleased with HPJV from the beginning, and would not hesitate to recommend your services to friends and family.
Great service from the outset, and staff were quick to respond to any queries as they arose. Would definitely recommend.
I was very happy with the process from start to finish. Suzanne very helpful and pleasant.
Colin was excellent, always easy to connect when needed, very pleased with his service.
Someone was always available to answer any queries I had and explained things clearly. Very friendly and helpful whilst remaining professional in manner.
Dealt with Ella on the sale and purchase of properties. Ella was extremely efficient and responded to queries immediately.
We have used this company’s service of 6 occasions over a number of years and have always been impressed with all aspects of our dealings. The staff are particularly personable and offer the best of advice
Rachel joined the Criminal Department of HPJV Solicitors in 2019 having qualified as a Solicitor in 2008. Prior to that she worked as an accredited police station representative whilst completing the legal practice course.
Rachel is a police station and court duty solicitor and has represented clients for all categories of offences both at the police station and at Court, including the first familial homicide case in Wales.
Rachel has spent the majority of her career working in Criminal Law defending clients in relation to motoring offences through to serious and complex crime, fraud and money laundering offences. She has a particular interest in proceeds of crime and restraint matters involving international jurisdictions, and, has successfully conducted defence investigations in Cyprus, Albania and Mongolia.
As a Criminal Solicitor-Advocate Rachel has also represented clients in the Crown Court as both a Junior and led Junior in complex multi-million-pound Money Laundering and Serious Fraud matters.
As a Civil Solicitor-Advocate, Rachel is qualified to represent clients in the higher courts. She has lived and worked in Italy representing clients in relation to commercial dispute resolution and litigation, being instructed in matters before the High Court and Chancery Division.
More recently Rachel returned to the UK to work as a Force Solicitor for Warwickshire, West Mercia, Devon, Cornwall and Dorset Police forces. This role involved disciplinary matters against police officers, firearms licensing matters, including appeals against revocation and refusal, and civil actions against the police.
Now back in South Wales, Rachel is looking forward to spending more time with family. She also hopes to regain her Italian language skills through regular holidays to the Italian Lakes visiting friends.