DION AP GERAINT WILLIAMS LL.B,(Hons) Welsh Speaking.
Dion is a graduate of University of London. He trained with Llewellyn-Jones & Armon
Ellis and was articled to the late W. Armon Ellis, OBE., LL.B and admitted in July
1980. Dion became a partner in 1983 and he was HM Deputy Coroner (East Clwyd) between
1990 and 1996. His practice upon qualification was varied and general in nature,
but he now specialises in Property, Landlord and Tenant, Wills, Probate and Trusts,
Contract Law and Liquor Licensing. He is also a part-time Legal Member of the Mental
Health Review Tribunal of Wales and England.
DELYTH GERAINT WILLIAMS LL.B,(Hons) Welsh speaking.
Delyth qualified as a solicitor in 1981 following articles with the former Clwyd
County Council. After working in private practice in the Conwy valley Delyth joined
the Ruthin office of Llewellyn Jones & Co in 1989 and was made a partner in 1991.
In over twenty five years as a solicitor in a predominantly rural practice Delyth
has gained a wide ranging knowledge of all matters and problems that affect her local
community, dealing with Private Client matters including residential conveyancing,
land and property transactions of all kinds with particular emphasis on acquisition
and transfers of family farms and farm businesses, Wills, Probate and Administration
Delyth has a great deal of experience of dealing with elderly clients and she is
a member of the specialist Solicitors for the Elderly group. Delyth can advise on
all aspects of Will preparation, including tax planning advice where appropriate.
A former member of the Methodist Church Law and Polity Committee and currently a
Governor of Coleg Llysfasi, Ruthin. Delyth is a member of Cor Rhuthun a’r Cylch
(alto !) and is interested in music generally. Having been a dedicated hockey player
in her youth she now finds time for golf when she can. Delyth loves walking her dogs,
Celyn and Meg, and socializing with friends and family.
COLETTE ANDREA FLETCHER LL.B. (Hons)
Colette was born and educated in Wrexham. She studied law at the University of Wales
College, Cardiff and went on to complete her legal practice course at the College
of Law, Chester.
Colette joined the Firm as a Trainee in 1998 and re-joined the Firm in 2004 as a
Partner to lead the Firm’s Family Law Practice. Colette is a member of the Law Society
Specialist Family Law Panel and is also a member of Resolution (formerly the Solicitors’
Family Law Association).
During her early career Colette worked at the North Wales Child Abuse Inquiry. Colette
now specialises in all aspects of Family Law to include divorce, financial settlement,
children disputes: also separation and cohabitation agreements and disputes.
Colette is a trained Collaborative Lawyer and can offer the collaborative approach
to dispute resolution.
Colette’s decision to specialise in Family Law was motivated by her desire to help
people cope during one of the most difficult and emotional times of life and to assist
in resolving problems and importantly, although this can seem impossible at the beginning
of a separation, help people to look positively towards the future.
Being a member of Resolution a conciliatory approach is promoted and all matters
are dealt with sensitively with a practical and straight forward approach.
As a Firm we also hold a Category 1 (first class) contract with the Legal Services
Commission and if financially eligible clients can fund their case with the assistance
of public funding (formerly legal aid).
Colette lives in Wrexham with her husband and young children.
NESTA MYFANWY DAVIES LL.B, (Hons) Welsh Speaking
Nesta was educated at Ysgol Maes Garmon, Mold and is a graduate of the University
of Wales, Aberystwyth She trained with Llewellyn Jones & Co at Mold before qualifying
in 1982 and then spent a period of five years working as a solicitor with Humphreys
& Parsons in mid-Wales before returning to Llewellyn Jones & Co in 1987.
She specialises in Agricultural and Residential Property, Public Guardianship cases,
Wills, Probate and tax matters. In more recent years has taken on more work in the
field of Social Housing related to the growing provision for low cost housing in
the community. Nesta is a fluent Welsh speaker.
Nesta is married (to Geoff) with four children and is a Community Councillor and
Deacon at Berthen C M Chapel, Lixwm. She is also a member of various voluntary organizations
in the local community. Her interests, when time permits, are hill walking and outdoor
activities, music and gardening.
HUW ROBERTS LL.B,(Hons) Welsh speaking.
A native of Ruthin and former pupil of Ysgol Brynhyfryd, Huw gained a scholarship
to study at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth where he achieved an honours degree
Following successful completion of the Legal Practice Course at The College of Law,
Christleton he joined Llewellyn-Jones as a trainee in 2000.
Huw qualified as a solicitor in 2002 following a training contract which included
Conveyancing, Family and Criminal work.
Since qualifying, Huw has mainly focused upon criminal work. He has gained wide
ranging experience of both Police Station and Magistrates’ Court work and appears
regularly in the Mold Magistrates’ Court. He is an experienced trial advocate.
Huw has also been heavily involved with many Crown Court cases, which has included
conduct of his own Judge in Chambers Bail Applications and Preliminary Hearings at
the Crown Court.
In addition, Huw can conduct both Legally Aided and Private Paying work bilingually,
and has experience in dealing with both Police and Non-Police Prosecutions.
Huw also deals with Family matters including Divorce, Financial Aspects of Divorce
Law, Children Applications and Non-Molestation Orders. He is also experienced in
Residential Conveyancing, Land and Property transactions.
On a personal level, Huw has a keen interested in music generally – both listening
and playing – and enjoys socializing with friends.
MARIANNE EVANS LL.B, (Hons)
Marianne has strong attachments with the local area and with Mold in particular having
been brought up in the town and attending both the Welsh speaking primary (Ysgol
Glanrafon) and secondary (Ysgol Maes Garmon) schools in Mold.
Having completed her secondary education, Marianne studied towards a degree in law
at The University of Wales, Swansea, graduating with a 2:1 degree in 2003.
In September 2004, Marianne went on to undertake the Legal Practice Course at The
College of Law in Chester, successfully completing the course with a Postgraduate
Diploma in Legal Practice with Commendation.
Marianne trained as a solicitor with Llewellyn-Jones & Co Solicitors, joining the
firm on the 1st August 2004 and upon her qualification, has remained with the firm
as an Assistant Solicitor.
During her training, Marianne gained a wide range of experience in various areas
of law which include criminal law, residential conveyancing, civil litigation and
Marianne continues to assist in all of the above areas both in the office and representing
clients at Court, as well as managing her own caseload which in the main, consists
of family matters, dealing with divorce, financial, injunction and children matters,
working closely with the Head of the Matrimonial department, Mrs Colette Fletcher.
Marianne is also an accredited police station representative which allows her to
advise and represent clients at the police station.
JENNIFER VAUGHAN SCOTT LL.B, (Hons) Welsh speaking
Jenny studied law at Liverpool University and qualified in 1983. Jenny has a wide
range of experience in all aspects of litigation. For the past six years Jenny has
specialized in family law dealing with divorce, separation, disputes concerning children
and financial disputes following divorce. Jenny is a member of Resolution (formerly
the Solicitors Family Law Association) which encourages a co-operative approach between
solicitors who represent disputing parties in family matters.
Jenny tries to encourage clients to take a pro-active approach to their financial
arrangements and can advise where appropriate on Cohabitation Agreements or on appropriate
forms of co-ownership where parties or their families have made different financial
contributions to family assets.
Jenny works closely with Delyth so that clients are given the broad range of advice
which they often need in complex family situations. Jenny also has experience of
contentious probate and Inheritance Act claims and can offer advice or represent
parties in relation to this difficult area.
Jenny is married (to another solicitor!) and has two daughters. Jenny enjoys gardening,
reading and keeping in touch with family and friends.
ELIZABETH GRANGER LL.B, (Hons) (French and Japanese speaking)
Liz studied law at the University of Warwick. After several years as a paralegal
in a litigation practice in North Wales, she completed the Legal Practice Course
at the College of Law in Chester. She qualified as a solicitor in 2007.
After qualifying Liz practised civil and commercial litigation in Liverpool, before
returning to practice in North Wales. She has advised and represented both defendant
and claimant clients in a broad range of matters, including boundary disputes, contentious
probate disputes, landlord and tenant disputes, employment claims, personal injury
claims, and insolvency matters. She is an experienced advocate in the County Court.
ANNA PARRY - TRAINEE SOLICITOR - (Welsh and French speaking)
Anna Lois Parry, a former pupil at Ysgol Glan yr Afon Mold and Ysgol Pen Barras and
Brynhyfryd Ruthin, has recently returned home to North Wales having spent 6 years
in Cardiff. Anna, a Law and French graduate from Cardiff Law School spent one year
studying law at Nantes University in France. She returned to Cardiff to finish her
degree before completing her Legal Practice Course at the University with Distinction.
Anna spent the last year working as a paralegal for one of the city’s largest firms,
Eversheds. Her passion for languages has led her to enjoy travelling and she has
recently returned from a trip to South East Asia were she visited Japan, China and
Vietnam. Anna enjoys a busy social life and has much enjoyment from her weekly sporting
JOHN DAVID MEREDITH-JONES LL.B., FRSa.
David is a graduate of the University of Liverpool and qualified as a Solicitor in
1970 having been articled to Mr W Armon Ellis. He became a partner in the firm of
Llewellyn-Jones & Armon Ellis in 1973, H M Deputy Coroner for East Clwyd in 1977
and H M Coroner for East Clwyd from 1990 to 1996.
He was appointed a legal member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal for England
& Wales in 1976 and since 1996 has been Deputy Chairman of the Wales MHRT. He has
also for 20 years been a legal member of the Rent Assessment Panel and Leasehold
Valuation Tribunal for Wales. From 1984 David was a member of the Law Society Legal
Aid Area Committee and he continues his commitment to support publicly funded work
as a Funding Review Panel Member for the Legal Services Commission. In 2008, David
was elected President of the Chester & North Wales Incorporated Law Society.
He has undertaken work in all areas of the firm’s practice, but currently is a consultant
on Wills, Probate, Trusts, Commercial Property and agricultural law.