Our
Team

Helen Phillips

Director & solicitor qualified to practice in England and Wales
Areas of Law: Family, Divorce, Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney

Helen qualified as a solicitor in 1983 after studying law at Southampton University. She specialised in family law and wills in the early part of her career but over the last twenty years has developed her areas of expertise to include probate and powers of attorney also. 

She set up Phillips Green, as it was know then, with Mike Green in September 2003. Helen and Mike had worked together in another local firm prior to this. They were joined in early 2004 by Paula Murphy, who had also worked with Helen previously.

Helen has a friendly and sympathetic approach to clients which, combined with her wealth of experience, allows her to guide and support clients through what is often a difficult and traumatic time in their lives.

 

Helen is a keen runner and is a member of the Amman Valley Harriers. She also enjoys reading and cooking and is a member of Swansea Tangent Club.

Helen Phillips
Michael Green

Michael Green

Director & solicitor qualified to practice in England and Wales
Qualified Mediator
Areas of Law: Litigation, Employment Law, Web and E-Commerce Law

Mike has been a solicitor since 1995 and has a wealth of experience in litigation and employment law. 

His main area of practice is civil litigation, particularly contract disputes, employment and professional negligence, including medical cases.

Paula Murphy

Director & solicitor qualified to practice in England and Wales

Areas of Law: Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney, Family, Conveyancing

Paula was admitted as a solicitor in 1993 and has experience in a wide variety of legal matters such as divorce, relationship breakdowns, disputes over children, property and financial claims. She also deals with Wills and Probate and has been involved in a number of High Court cases involving contested wills and intestacy claims. 

Paula runs a weekly drop-in clinic in Killay, offering clients a free 30 minute meeting on legal matters.

Paula enjoys a wide variety of activities in her spare time, including driving her vintage Morris 1000, paddle boarding, cycling, running and partying!

Paula Murphy

Others

David Bentley-Miller

Trainee Solicitor

David has a degree in Law from Swansea University and has completed the Legal Practice Course at the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law at Swansea University and is due to qualify at the end of 2021.  David has a background in law cost-drafting.  He began his training contract with us in September 2019 and will work in our litigation team.

Tom Blake

Trainee Solicitor

Tom has a degree in Law from Swansea University and has completed the Legal Practice Course at the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law at Swansea University.   Tom began his training contract with us in September 2020 and will work in our litigation team.

 

Lisa Peters

Conveyancing Paralegal

Lisa joined the firm in 2012 as a conveyancing and family secretary.  She later undertook training to qualify as a Conveyancing Paralegal and has been working exclusively in the conveyancing department since 2018.

Out-takes

(because we’re only human)

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