The Cheyney Goulding LLP team of Guildford lawyers
Our team of lawyers are experts in their respective fields advising local, national and international business clients of all sizes.
Graham has been a Partner at Cheyney Goulding LLP since 1995. Graham Young trained in the City and was admitted to The Solicitors Roll in 1985. After qualifying Graham continued to work in the City, before joining Cheyney Goulding LLP as a Partner in 1995.
Graham is also a qualified ADR Group Accredited Mediator and specialises in Commercial Dispute Resolution.
Tom joined Cheyney Goulding LLP in 2004, and became a partner in 2010.
He specialises in corporate and commercial matters including corporate structures, shareholder and investor relations, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions.
Rebecca studied English and Russian at the University of Manchester before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at the Guildford College of Law. She joined Cheyney Goulding in September 2008 and completed her training with the firm, qualifying as a Solicitor in April 2011.
Rebecca specialises in civil and commercial litigation and property litigation as well as commercial property, including acquisitions and disposals (freehold and leasehold), commercial leases and landlord and tenant matters and construction. Rebecca also has experience acting for clients in a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including buying and selling private companies and negotiating and advising on commercial contracts. Rebecca also regularly acts for lenders and borrowers on asset backed lending and secured and structured lending transactions.
Outside the office Rebecca enjoys keeping fit and attends the gym regularly. She also enjoys travelling, cooking, reading and spending time with friends and family.
Sam joined Cheyney Goulding LLP in June 2011 having graduated from Cardiff University and the College of Law. He qualified as a Solicitor in October 2013 having carried out his training contract at Cheyney Goulding LLP.
He also regularly assists in all aspects of the registration of UK, Community and international trademarks and other contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters.
Outside of the office he enjoys a number of sporting interests including hockey and equestrianism as well as reading and travelling.
Head of Private Client
Christopher qualified as a solicitor in 1980 and is an associate of STEP (The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners). He spent many years as a partner with a leading Lincolnshire firm, and also ran his own practice for several years. He has always worked closely with Accountants, Tax Advisers and other professionals, to enable him to prepare and implement detailed strategies to effectively secure clients’ long-term objectives.
In addition to his time in Private Practice in the UK, Christopher has also lectured internationally on Later Life issues and Estate Planning, and worked with Attorneys in USA on multiple cases. He has contributed to a book focusing on family finances and planning.
In his spare time, Christopher is still trying to master the guitar and piano, loves reading and enjoys travelling.
Jo studied her LLB Law Degree at the University of Law in Guildford and graduated in July 2015. She then completed the LPC whilst working full time as a paralegal. Jo qualified in October 2020 having carried out her training contract at a firm in the Thames Valley. Jo joined Cheyney Goulding in November 2020.
Elena joined Cheyney Goulding in 2017 after a short career break to dedicate time to her young family. She has over 20 years’ experience in legal accounts, 10 of which working with Top 100 law firms in the City of London.
Joel studied his LLB Law degree at the University of Exeter and graduated in 2018. He then completed the LPC and MSc in Law and Business at the University of Law, Guildford. He joined Cheyney Goulding in September 2019.
Katie studied her LLB Law degree at the University of Durham and graduated in July 2017. She then completed the LPC at BPP University in London Holborn before working at a firm in Winchester. She joined Cheyney Goulding in October 2019.
Jonny studied his LLB Law degree at the University of Birmingham and graduated in 2019. He then completed the LPC and MSc in Law, Business and Management at the University of Law, Reading. He joined Cheyney Goulding in August 2020.