Richard J Knaggs
Richard Knaggs has personally represented many celebrities and sports personalities in high profile cases within the industry including Geoffrey Boycott. He has advised clients across the full range of legal disciplines relevant to the sports sector. He has advised clients across the business of sport, with a particular focus on sports media, and negotiations of contracts with both television companies and newspapers.
Also, specialising in media contracts for celebrities with the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and ESPN and daily newspapers such as telegraph and The Sun. Richard has an in-depth knowledge and experience of the sports market, and his firm has a consistently commercial approach, which enables it to add real insight and value to clients and their objectives within the sector.
Jayne specialises in all aspects of family law. She has extensive experience in child protection and has been instructed in many complex care proceedings, representing parents and children in the County Court and High Court. Jayne is a strong advocate in private law proceedings. As well as offering fixed fee divorces Jayne also specialises in difficult divorces and the division of high value assets, domestic violence, issues involving Contact and residence and removal from jurisdiction as well as litigation and sexual abuse cases.
Jayne also provides advice in equine law. She is a keen horse rider and competes with her horse in dressage competitions. Jayne can offer legal advice including sales disputes, ownership disputes, personal injury and any other disputes arising from all aspects of horse ownership.
Stephanie Swales joined Richard J Knaggs & Co in September 2013 and has predominantly worked in the Conveyancing Department. Stephanie has worked in conveyancing for over 15 years within the local area and has a great relationship with all clients and local organisations.
After being promoted to Head of Conveyancing in 2016 Stephanie branched in to office management and was appointment Practice Manager at Richard J Knaggs & Co in September 2018.
Stephanie is responsible for quality control and compliance, office management, administrative systems, advertising and media in addition to being the practices Money Laundering Officer and IT specialist.
Stephanie demands and ensures a consistent high standard and has an in depth understanding of client care and service provision requirements.