About access law

access law LLP is a Limited Liability Partnership (Registered in England Number: OC314475) established in 2005 by three family lawyers committed to providing a good value legal service to all members of the community and all three lawyers have considerable local experience in their respective fields.

access law is listed at the Law Society

access law is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority


At access law we believe that:-

We are dedicated to providing a good value personal legal service and are wholly committed to Public Funding. We have been awarded a Legal Services Commission (LSC) Contract. As part of our commitment to Client Care we will undertake home and hospital visits in the local area by arrangement.

We recognise that for many of our clients a visit to a Solicitor can be a daunting prospect and we try to maintain an atmosphere of relaxed, friendly efficiency whenever possible.

See what some of our clients are saying about us and read some of our selected Case Studies here.

access law, Solicitors - our waiting room access law, Solicitors - one of our interview rooms
our comfortable waiting room one of our interview rooms

How can we help you?

If you have a legal problem in an area where we have expertise (see below) go to our advice page which may provide the answer.

Also see our links page for links to other websites that may be able to help


The access law Team

Mrs. Wendy J. Hewstone LLB, Managing Partner

Wendy qualified as a Solicitor in 1986 and has many years experience in general legal practice and is an accredited member of the Law Society's Family Law Panel and an Accredited Specialist of Resolution (formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association). Wendy is affiliated to the Resolution Domestic Abuse Committee and is a former member of the Legal Aid Practitioners Group (LAPG) National Committee and formerly held the LAPG seat at the Law Society Council.

Wendy specialises in:-

Ms. Ginnie Lambert BSc, DipLaw, Partner

Ginnie qualified as a Solicitor in 1994 and has since worked in Legal Aid practices in and around Southampton. Ginnie is a member of Resolution, is an accredited member of the Law Society's Children Law and Mental Health Review Tribunal Panels and is a member of the Mental Health Lawyers Association and the Association of Lawyers for Children.  Ginnie is listed on the Reunite Directory of Solicitors. During 2005 Ginnie was President of the Hampshire Law Society.

Ginnie specialises in:-

Derek W. Parsons BA, Partner

Derek qualified as a Solicitor in 1988 after his initial training in Shirley worked in Totton, Winchester and Southampton. Derek is an accredited member of the Law Society's Family Law Advanced Panel, a member of Resolution is listed on the Reunite Directory of Solicitors.  Derek is trained in Collaborative Law and is a member of Collaborative Family Lawyers.

Derek specialises in:-

Emma Bailey, FCILEx, Chartered Legal Executive

Emma qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in 2008 and has worked in the legal profession since 1998.

Emma deals with matters of:-

Teresa Campone, FCILEx, Chartered Legal Executive

Teresa qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in 1999.

Teresa deals with matters of:-

Laura K. Atkinson, Paralegal

Laura has worked in the legal profession since 1995.

Laura deals with matters of:-

Alan A. Knight, ACILEx, Conveyancing Executive

Alan has worked in the legal profession since 1998.

He deals with matters of:-

Additionally, our secretarial support staff have considerable legal experience and are often able to provide information or assistance on a case when the person conducting the case is unavailable.

access law LLP is listed on Law Plain and Simple

This page last updated 5 - Jul - 2016

Author: G. L. Hewstone