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Just a quick note to say thank you for all the work you did on our recent house sale and purchase.  Your efficiency and regular updates were much appreciated and helped to keep our stress levels under control!
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I am writing to say thank you so much for helping my daughter to obtain a discharge from her Section 2 of the Mental Health Act. I know it gave her great strength and hope at a time in her life when everything was extremely stressful and traumatic for her. Thank you once again for all your help.
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Just to say many thanks for your help and support before and during my tribunal. It was a pleasure to meet you.
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Housing and Property
Thanks for doing such a fantastic job with all my mum’s various legal things to sort. Its been very painless and hugely appreciated.
about Cliff Veitch – Property
Wills, Probate and Trusts
 She believed in me and stood by me, even when times were difficult and I was beginning to buckle under the pressure she offered me strong shoulders.
about Emma Silburn
To a fabulous and extremely professional solicitor. A massive thank you for your hard work, determination and your input into winning the case.
about Paula Harris – Civil
Tenancy, Eviction and Disrepair
Your kindness really made my days and my future life better.
about Rebecca Boniface – Family
Claims, Debts and Consumer Disputes
I would like thank you for your excellent work and fantastic professionalism. The waiting had been long but it’s ended at last…. Would also like to thank Bryony for leading the excellent team of experts and I would like to wish all best for her team. Many thanks and looking forward to hear from you soon.
about Rebecca Boniface – Family
Accident and Injuries
The biggest thanks ever…amazing result!
about Paula Harris – Civil
Public Authority and Human Rights Claims
A BIG THANK YOU to all of the team David Gray Solicitors, this was the best news we received today.
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I would like to thank you so much for you help in bringing this issue to an end. Please pass my thank to those on the whole David Gray team. i am so thankful. Wishing you God's blessing.
about Janice Hall – Crime
We would like to take this opportunity to offer our many thanks for all the help and advice you gave us.
about Sukhi Patter – Family
Thank you for working tirelessly on our behalf. Your thoughtfulness and empathy went a long way.
about Bryony Rest – Immigration
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A heartfelt gratitude from me for your encouragement, support, belief, understanding, hard work... everything really! You are a blessing to us, our family and ministry.
about Bryony Rest – Immigration

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My thanks to Mary for her understanding and support through the last couple of years.
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I am experienced in dealing with a wide range of family law issues but my particular specialities are in complex financial cases involving married and unmarried relationships and also children cases where there is social services department involvement

I am a specialist family solicitor with over 13 years experience in all areas of family law.

I also specialise in disputes between cohabitants, agreements involving property and trusts, and financial provision for children.

I represent both parents and children in cases where social services are involved both within and outside of court proceedings.

I also advise in relation to:

I am conscious people who come to  see me for advice are at one of the most difficult times in their lives. I am committed to providing firm and realistic advice to all clients, listening to what they want and hope to happen. I believe it is important to approach your case with the understanding that different people have different priorities and will take the time to understand what is most important to you. I will aim to find the best possible solutions to the issues you are facing quickly and effectively, whether outside or within the court process.

I am a member of Resolution, the family lawyers organisation committed to the non-confrontational resolution of family disputes. I am accredited as a specialist by Resolution in the areas of cohabitation law and advanced financial provision, and am a Resolution trained Collaborative Family Lawyer. I give particular importance to the interests and welfare of any children of the family.

Our family team at David Gray Solicitors LLP is the only one in the North East ranked as a top tier firm in both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

I studied modern history at Oxford University before taking post-graduate law qualifications at Northumbria University. I qualified as a solicitor in June 2001.

I am a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel.