Who We Are


John Trull linked in

John Trull is a partner who qualified as a solicitor in 1980. He has worked for Hattens for over twenty five years and has been a partner for some twenty years. He has a wide knowledge of the local area and specialises in residential and commercial conveyancing. He also deals with commercial contracts and company work including acquisitions. He has a wide probate practice and is a member of The Society of  Trust and Estate Practitioners, dealing with the preparation and completion of wills and other matters relating to Estate Planning and Inheritance Tax. He has particular interest in elderly client care and is a full professional member of Solicitors For The Elderly. John is an OCN accredited mediator

Email: jtrull@hattens.co.uk


Robert Daniels linked in

Robert Daniels was admitted as a Solicitor in December 1978. After working in London for several years he joined the firm in December 1985 and became a partner in 1988. He has extensive experience and expertise in the fields of residential and commercial conveyancing including sales and purchase of businesses. He also carries out some general non-contentious work together with the preparation of wills and probate work.

Email: rdaniels@hattens.co.uk


Samantha Lynch linked in

Samantha Lynch is a Solicitor and one of the partners in the Family Department. She is also a member of Resolution (formerly the Solicitors Family Law Association). Samantha has been practising in the field of family law for a number of years and has a broad knowledge of all areas of the specialism. . She worked at a London practice for a number of years before coming to the firm and has a wide knowledge of family work from resolving disputes relating to children to resolving financial issues between co-habitees.

She has wide experience in relation to the financial matters stemming from divorce.  Samantha undertakes works relating to all areas of family breakdown both for married couples and for co-habitees.

Email: slynch@hattens.co.uk

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Kellyann Dilliway linked in

Kellyann Dilliway is a Solicitor within the Family Department.  Kellyann has been practicing in the field of family law since 2005 and has a broad knowledge of all areas of the specialism.  She has a particular interest in matters concerning children and Domestic Violence.

Email: kdilliway@hattens.co.uk


John Michell linked in

John Michell is a qualified solicitor with over forty years experience in advising on all aspects of Probate and Conveyancing to include drafting  wills, applying for Probate grants, administering estates, dealing with the Court of Protection, drafting powers of attorney, advising the elderly and conducting contentious litigation.

John will always be pleased to take your instructions and advise in the office or in your own home.

Email: jmichell@hattens.co.uk


Irfan Kunes linked in

Irfan Kunes is a Solicitor in the Residential Conveyancing and Commercial Property teams.  Irfan also deals with a wide range of private client work including will, powers of attorney, the administration of estates and matters relating to trusts.

Irfan is also fluent in Turkish.

Email: ikunes@hattens.co.uk


Vanda Mercer

Vanda Mercer is a Legal Assistant with over 25 years’ experience in Family cases and is widely known in Thurrock for her friendly and practical approach to resolving family disputes.  Vanda acts for Client’s in divorce, Child Arrangement Orders and financial disputes.  Vanda was a former Chair of Thurrock Womens’ Aid and regularly deals with Non-Molestation and Occupation Order applications.

Email: vandamercer@hattens.co.uk

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Kelly Dulieu linked in

Kelly Dulieu is our Practice & Finance Manager with responsibility for the efficient and effective administration of the practice. Kelly is a member of the ILFM (The Institute of Legal Finance & Management) She has worked with the financial sector for over 15 years.

Email: kdulieu@hattens.co.uk