We have used Dawson Hart for our business property purchases and sales for years and they never fail to deliver.
Expert personal attention to three generations of my family - excellent firm.
I have used Dawson Hart for over forty years. I live almost 100 miles away from their office, but still use them because all the staff are welcoming and efficient. I cannot rate them highly enough.
Delighted with the service offered.
Efficient, courteous resolution of a difficult matter.
Wonderful people, excellent service.
Phone always answered promptly by Reception staff who always quickly transferred call through to conveyancing team.'
Dawson Hart ‘has a recognised expertise in high-value financial cases representing professionals and business people from all sectors’. Practice head Mahie Abey ‘has an excellent grasp of the law, is very client focused and deals with complex situations with skill and a clear grasp of the issues'. Caroline Bourn’s collaborative law practice is highlighted together with her ‘grasp of details combined with a very approachable manner’. In addition to handling the financial issues arising from divorce and the breakdown of civil partnerships, the team also resolves Children Act issues and children residency matters.
Caroline Bourn is praised by sources for her “calm, clear and efficient” approach to family and matrimonial matters. She regularly handles complex financial remedy cases for high net worth clients as well as private children work. She is also an experienced collaborative lawyer.
The young ladies in the reception area were pleasant and cheerful, giving the impression of a well run, efficient workplace.
Department head Mahie Abey handles complex, high-value matrimonial finance cases. He is also well versed in handling private children matters. He receives high praise from clients, one of whom notes; “I have 100% faith that he has my best interests at heart and feel confident knowing he is fighting my corner.
It’s very reassuring to know that I have found a local firm of solicitors who I feel I can trust to use again whenever I have need of legal services. Your staff are all a pleasure to deal with and I have received excellent care and service throughout the proceedings.
Joëlle trained and qualified as a Solicitor in London and has an M.A. in French and German from Oxford University. Having been with Dawson Hart since 1982, she has extensive experience in all areas of private client work including Probate, Trust, Wills, Tax Planning, Court of Protection work and equity release. She acts as Attorney or Deputy for many clients, assisting the elderly and vulnerable with their finances and general affairs.
Her voluntary work in the community has included involvement as a tutor and organiser in adult basic education and many years as a school governor for a local school.
She enjoys photography, country walks, gardening, narrow boating, scuba diving and adventurous travel and is a member of the Lotus 7 Club.
- Wills and Trusts
- Tax planning
- Court of Protection
- Equity release
Memberships and Appointments
- Admitted as a Solicitor in 1978
What Joelle's clients say:
- “Over the past six months we have used Dawson Hart for an equity release and also a commercial lease. We have found Dawson Hart to be a very professional and caring firm. We would have no hesitation in recommending Dawson Hart. Thank you, Joelle Osborne and Andrew Rannie, for going the extra mile.”
- “Absolutely brilliant service. Best we have had, will recommend your company to others.”
- “Joelle was excellent. We would be very happy to recommend you to anyone in need of a Solicitor.”