The Team

The Newtons team is highly skilled and is focused on delivering excellent customer service across all interactions between clients, vendors and external suppliers. The ethos of the firm is to deliver clear, honest, unambiguous advice at all times. The approach is always consultative and the business adopts a transparent fee structure.

Ellen Fraenkel, Partner

Ellen is a highly experienced solicitor with a particular interest in all elements of later-life Planning. Her empathetic approach and solid legal background sees her working with a broad range of clients in the areas of will drafting, LPAs (Lasting Powers of Attorney) Inheritance Tax planning and probate, trusts and estate administration. E:

Richard M Schmidt, Partner

Richard has  work extensively across all areas of the property marketplace working with developers, investors, lenders and end users. Specific areas of expertise cover sales and purchases, leases (acting for landlords and tenants), property management work and secured lending.

He also advises on; commercial collaboration contracts, land/site assembly, compulsory purchase, planning agreements, estate development and disposal, large capital projects (real property aspects) and Landlord and Tenant advice. E:

Robin Graf – Solicitor Consultant

Robin was a partner in a West End firm for over 30 years.He has been with Newtons for 6 years.He now specialises in residential property and private client work. He has many interests outside the law and can often be found on a golf course. E:

Angela L Harris TEP – Probate Manager/Non- Solicitor Consultant

Angela is the central hub for the office administration dealing with all elements of document administration. She also administers and manages all areas of probate and estate management that the firm is involved with. E:

Michael Mingle – Non-Solicitor Consultant

Michael coordinates the office IT functionality and document flow. He is an accomplished administrator and leads the office IT planning and strategic development process. E: