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Gabrielle Wagstaffe
Vice President

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Hannah Worricker
President

Hannah Worricker is an associate solicitor in the Will, Trust and Estate Disputes team at Irwin Mitchell solicitors. She specialises in private client disputes and litigation, specifically those concerning trust, estate and succession disputes.

Hannah is a full member of the Associate of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS), having successfully completed the ACTAPS Diploma Course. She is therefore a registered contentious trust and probate specialist.

Hannah is a born and bred Worthing girl and when she is not working she enjoys running or swimming in the sea, cycling, walking her very active sprocker Pippin and spending time with her family )preferably outside with a BBQ!)
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Christine Nestor
‚ÄčImmediate Past President

Christine Nestor is a Partner at Green Wright Chalton Annis Solicitors and has practiced in Matrimonial and Children Litigation since qualifying as a Solicitor in 2000. On a voluntary basis, Christine has sat as a Community Panel Member with the Youth Offending Service in Worthing for 12 years and is a trained Restorative Justice Conference Facilitator.

Outside of work Christine enjoys climbing, trekking and running.
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Kate Massie
Co-Social Secretary

Kate is a qualified Solicitor with over 10 years experience and I specialise in Wills, Powers of Attorney, Probate and Court of Protection work.She is friendly, approachable and sensitive to her clients needs. She enjoys meeting with clients and assisting them, sometimes helping them at a very difficult time in their lives. Kate is professional and strives to meet her clients expectations at all times.

Awards, Accreditations & Memberships:
First Class Honours Law Degree at the University of Sussex.
Previously served on the committee of the Worthing Law Society
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Leanne Ellis
Co-Social Secretary

Leanna is a Chartered Legal Executive based in Wannop's Worthing Office. She has over 7 years experience in dealing with Childcare Matters advising clients at all levels of Child Protection to include Child Protection Conferences, Meetings Before Proceedings and representation in Care Proceedings.

She has experience of dealing with Mental Health Issues, Drug and Alcohol Dependency and cases involving Non-Accidental Injuries. Leanna has also acted for the Official Solicitor on several occasions which brings an added complexity to any case. Although Leanna undertakes Advocacy in the local Courts she is completing the CILEx Advocacy Certificate with a view to completing her Children Panel Accreditation.

Outside of work, Leanna is keen city-break traveller which has now resulted in her self-excluding herself from several travel websites!
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Mike Metters
Treasurer

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Jennifer Dahill
Education Secretary

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Annie Webb
Honorary Secretary

Annie graduated from the University of Brighton in 2012 with an honours degree in Law and Business before going on to study the Legal Practice Course (Private and Commercial) at the University of Law in Guildford in 2013.

Annie gained residential conveyancing experience at a high street law firm in Brighton as well as litigation and debt recovery at a firm in Worthing. She trained and qualified as a solicitor with a local law firm in April 2018. Annie works in Adur and Worthing's Legal Services Team (Property) as an Assistant Lawyer.
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Alison Hill
General Committee

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Chrissie Edwards
General Committee

After achieving a 2:1 in her Psychology degree, Chrissie decided to pursue a career in law and went on to complete the Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP Law School in London. Following this she attended The College of Law in Guildford to complete the Legal Practice Course in 2011 where she was awarded a distinction. She completed her training contract at a firm with offices in Sussex and London and qualified as a solicitor in January 2013.

Chrissie originally joined Bennett Griffin in November 2014 as part of our Elderly Client team before taking some time off to travel. She returned to Bennett Griffin in February 2017 as a solicitor in the Commercial Property Department and is now based in our Worthing town centre office.
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Lauren Baillie
General Committee

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Abigail Forrest
General Committee

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Sarah Townshend
Administrator

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