Who will advise you

Lucy Gonzalez read for the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn London and was called to the Bar in 1988. Subsequently, she transferred and was called to the Roll of Solicitors in 1990. She did her training in a well regarded City firm in London following which she worked in the Litigation Department of a City firm in London handling a wide range of litigation matters ranging from lease renewals, breach of contract disputes to misrepresentation claims. She then went on to work for many years for the in-house legal department of the English subsidiary of the French multinational oil company Elf Acquitaine handling all civil litigation matters in the South East region of England for the Company. The work for the Company ranged from breach of distribution agreement disputes to derogation from grant disputes to wrongful interference with right of way issues. Subsequently, she set up her own private practice in 2005 specialising solely in litigation. Lucy is a fluent Spanish speaker.

Joseph Quinn studied Philosophy at Kings College London and worked for Westminster City Council before studying law at the Inns of Court School of Law in Chancery Lane London. He was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in 1987 and practiced at the Bar for over 12 years specialising in civil and commercial litigation appearing as an advocate in all Courts up to and including the Supreme Court. Thereafter, he worked for a law firm dealing with Private Client litigation (which included everything from professional negligence litigation to dealing with probate disputes) for clients involved in the world of media, sport and music. He specialises in property litigation including boundary issues and disputes concerning rights of way. He joined Quinn & Co in 2008.

What our clients say

“Quinn & Co handled our case efficiently and with calm authority. Their advice was consistent, measured and was central to a successful outcome”– Dr Chris Pallister, Director SciMed Consulting Limited, Bristol    

Your advice was critical to our success in these proceedings in terms of emphasising the corroborative evidence needed to substantiate the exclusive occupation of the whole driveway. Accordingly I obtained 6 more statements from witnesses, 3 of which could testify first hand as to control and possession by the previous owner for 20 + years to 2009. Thank you once again for all your help. I have learnt a great deal conducting this application which will help me in my own practice!-Nigel Stannard, Solicitor, Devon

I had problems with an easement as my  neighbour unbeknownst to me claimed land using Adverse Possession and tried to stop me using my easement by implying that I had abandoned it. Mr Quinn and his staff handled my case efficiently and professionally always keeping me informed and answering my questions promptly and with courtesy. Mr Quinn brought my case to a satisfactory conclusion at reasonable  cost. I am happy to recommend Quinn & Co-Mrs A. Davies, Porthcawl

“We were very glad to have Quinn & Co on our side in two recent cases. On both occasions we received excellent advice and were guided by Joe in a thoroughly professional manner. We would have no hesitation in recommending them.”– Tony Pithers and Dr Gordon Craig, Kaywana Hall, Kingswear, Devon                        

“I had problems concerning an easement over a right of way. Having previously received poor advice, although I felt I had a watertight case I wasn’t sure where to go next. I then found Quinn and Co.’s website which had information relating to cases similar to mine. Mr Quinn dealt with the matter expertly and brought it to a satisfactory conclusion at reasonable cost. His professional knowledge was invaluable and I have no hesitation in recommending Quinn & Co”– Richard Harris, Sailsbury                                     

Our problem was resolved swiftly after we contacted Quinn & Co. Their expert advice was taken and the matter was brought to a successful conclusion. Thank you for your professional and most knowledgeable service.John Crowe, St Ives West Cornwall

“When our harassment and boundary issues finally called for myself and my husband to look for a legal solution, Quinn & Co were able to lead us through our options. They demonstrated that they fully understood our particular situation. It was very reassuring to have them advise us under stressful circumstances. The outcomes have been very favourable. We would be very happy to recommend Quinn & Co. ”
– Richard and Lesley Goss, Totnes Devon                        

“Thank you.  Would highly recommend you to anyone.  You have went above and beyond on what was required, you actively sought to understand the situation and actively sought to resolve it and we felt you were more than fair in the charges.”-David Bouskill, Submariner, of Plymouth                           

“Our grateful thanks to Quinn & Co who managed our case with care and professionalism. Their unwavering commitment was pivotal to the  success of the matter. “– John & Eleanor O’Connor of Hertfordshire                            

“Quinn & Co acted on my behalf in relation to various litigious commercial property matters ranging from breach of a term of the lease to the breach of a consent order and managed to bring the matters to a successful conclusion. Quinn & Co were knowledgeable and progressed matters to a swift and cost effective conclusion recovering a substantial amount of my legal costs. Although the litigation was stressful their calm and friendly manner ensured that problems were minimised.”
– Arthur Palmer, Kingsbridge, Devon                            

“I was impressed by Quinn & Co’s handling of a complicated professional negligence claim on my behalf. Quinn & Co managed to have the matter rectified and recovered my legal costs and damages from the other side. They were a very friendly and approachable firm that understood the complexities of the case and dealt with all matters immediately.”
– Richard Joyce of Aqualution Systems Limited, Ascot                              

“I cannot recommend Quinn & Co highly enough. Mr Quinn offered expert advice in dealing successfully with a difficult property issue. Joseph was extremely professional and efficient throughout; his calm and friendly manner was invaluable”
– Catherine of Cheshire

“It was a huge relief to have the benefit of Quinn & Co’s first rate and unbiased advice offered in such a willing, helpful and responsive manner. Their guidance and contribution was a crucial factor to a successful resolution.”– Stan Bolt: Architect: Brixham