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David graduated from Aberystwyth University in 1982 and completed his training with Fonseca Law in 1986. He went on to spend time working as a solicitor in the Welsh Office and another local firm before returning to Fonseca Law in 1988. He became a partner in 1990 and is now one of the directors of Fonsecalaw Limited. David specialises in family law and residential conveyancing. He is also a qualified criminal Duty Solicitor.
After graduating from Swansea University in 1993, Patrick trained with Fonseca Law qualifying as a solicitor in 1997. He became a partner in the firm in 2003 and is now one of the directors of Fonsecalaw Limited. Patrick has a broad based criminal and civil litigation practice and is a Higher Courts Advocate (All Proceedings). In particular Patrick advises on personal injury claims, contract and consumer claims, professional negligence claims and general commercial disputes. Patrick also deals with litigation arising from property and private client matters including Boundary Disputes and Inheritance Act claims.
Leighton joined the firm in June 2011 and is now a Director in the firm. He qualified in 2006 with Watkins & Gunn solicitors and specialises in Commercial and Residential Conveyancing, personal injury claims and Child Contact Matters. He has always worked in the South Wales area. He has higher rights of audience within the Criminal Courts.
Alan was previously the Senior Partner of a leading Gwent-based general practice with entries in Legal 500 and which was Law Firm of the Year 2011. This position gave him valuable experience of the management of both legal practice and large contracts for the supply of legal services. In addition, Alan is a very experienced and well respected Criminal Defence Lawyer. He has defended Clients before the Magistrates' Courts throughout his career and now specialises in criminal defence, conducting trials in the Magistrates' Courts on a weekly basis. He brings a wealth of experience and connections to the local community, reflecting the firm's ethos of being a local practice providing legal services to the whole community. He previously specialised in the law relating to special needs and had conduct of cases to the Court of Appeal.