Our small, close-knit team allows Underwood Solicitors to offer a personal touch that’s increasingly lacking from modern legal practice. You can meet some of our staff below.

Graham Porter – Partner

A qualified solicitor for almost forty years, Graham joined Underwood Solicitors in 2000. Graham has a wide variety of experience in residential and commercial conveyancing, probate, wills and trusts. When not poring over his law books he enjoys family life, socialising and traditional interests.
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Hans Davies – Partner

Hans joined the firm as a trainee solicitor in 2003, qualified in 2005, and became a partner in 2007. Hans’ areas of expertise include family law, wills and probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney and settlement agreements. He is also a keen footballer and music lover with a young family.
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Stephanie Cross- Graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

Stephanie joined Underwood Solicitors in 2001 and qualified as a graduate member of CILEx, focused specifically in wills and probate in 2007. Outside work, Stephanie has taken her passion for keeping fit to the next level by becoming a qualified fitness instructor.
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Cathy Smith – Office and Accounts Manager

Cathy joined the firm in 2015 after raising her large family and returning to college where she gained a Professional Diploma in Accounting. Cathy enjoys long walks along the shoreline with her family and dog.
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Jenny Jewell – Personal Assistant

Jenny joined the firm in 2009 as Graham’s PA and has since become an indispensable part of our team. She is a keen cyclist and enjoys walking her dog, Buddy, in the forest.
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Carolyn Mitsi – Receptionist/Secretary

Carolyn has recently joined the firm as a Receptionist/Secretary. She is currently studying Cilex with an ambition to become a Legal Executive. In her spare time Carrie enjoys walking in the forest and attending music concerts.
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