Christopher Wynne Symons L.L.B
Christopher Wynne Symons L.L.BPartner
Having attended Fishguard High School and graduating with a Law Degree from Aberystwyth University Chris Symons joined the Practice straight from Chester Law School in 1977.

He became a Partner in 1982 . His areas of work include both domestic and commercial conveyancing, partnership and company matters, wills and trusts and general private client matters.

Chris’ family originates from Llanelli and he retains strong connections in the town. He is an avid follower of the Scarlets and has extensive contacts and interests in rugby generally.

Mrs Claire L.P. Smith B.Sc
Mrs Claire L.P. Smith B.ScPartner
Mrs Smith is a Partner in the firm and head of the Family Department.

She obtained an Accountancy Degree at Leicester Polytechnic University and her Diploma in Legal Practice from Chester College of Law.

As an accredited member of The Law Society’s Family Law Panel, she has experience in working in divorce, separation and family disputes. She has over 20 years of experience within the field.

Mrs Smith has developed a busy specialist Family Law Department and has undertaken a large variety of public and private children law cases.

Further, she has vast experience of dealing with financial proceedings within divorce and separation matters.

James Hogg LL.B. (Hons.) Essex
James Hogg LL.B. (Hons.) EssexPartner

James attended Llanelli Boys’ Grammar School and from there went to the University of Essex where he graduated in Law in July 1983.

He studied for the Solicitors Final Examination at the College of Law in Guildford and after undertaking his Articles in Colchester was admitted as a Solicitor in February 1987.

After a short period in Private Practice he was employed as an Assistant Solicitor with Llanelli Borough Council until he joined Jennings in April 1995.

James became a Partner in 1996 and his field of practice is mainly Conveyancing, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Wills and Probate.

In his spare time James enjoys History, Genealogy and spending time with his Dog.

Sarah Bannister, LL.B, FCILEx
Sarah Bannister, LL.B, FCILExChartered Legal Executive

After completing her Law Degree at Aberystwyth University in 2009 Sarah joined Jennings as a Legal Secretary.

Having decided to further her career in law, Sarah began the CILEx Graduate Diploma in 2012 and qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Legal Executives in 2015.

Sarah specialises in all aspects of Residential Conveyancing and Wills.

Rhian Griffiths FCILEx
Rhian Griffiths FCILExLegal Executive

Llanelli born Rhian attended Coedcae Comprehensive School and from there obtained a Diploma in Business and Finance.

Her first employment was in Llanelli Magistrates Court and this led to her interest in the Legal System and her desire to become a Legal Executive.

Rhian joined Jennings in 1999 and qualified as a Member of the Institute of Legal Executives in 2004: she was admitted as a Fellow in 2007.

Rhian deals with all aspects of Residential Conveyancing, Wills, Trusts, Probate, Powers of Attorney and Deputyship Applications.

Lynwen Hammond FCILEx
Lynwen Hammond FCILExLegal Executive
Mrs Hammond is head of the Civil Litigation Department and joined the firm twenty one years ago.

She qualified as a fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in 1998.

Mrs Hammond specialises in Co-habitee disputes, civil partnerships, civil injunctions, and Inheritance Provision for Family and Dependents Act Claims.

Danielle Tregembo
Danielle TregemboTrainee Solicitor

Danielle joined the Firm as a Paralegal in January 2016 and commenced her training contact on the 1st July 2016.

She attained a Law Degree at Swansea University and also her Diploma in Legal Practice at Swansea University.

Her specialist areas include Children matters, involving Care Proceedings, Child Arrangement Orders, Prohibited Steps and Specific Issue Orders at the Family Court.

Further she also deals with other matters including Divorce, Separation and Financial matters.

Kareena Aldrich
Kareena AldrichTrainee Solicitor

Kareena Aldrich attended Queen Elizabeth High School where she first took an interest in law whilst studying at A Level. After completion of her A Levels, Kareena attended Cardiff University and graduated with an honours degree in Law in 2012.

Whilst at University, Kareena undertook Summer work placements and pro bono work, accumulating substantial case experience and an invaluable understanding of working within the legal profession.

Kareena went on to study the Legal Practice Course at Swansea Law School and graduated with a commendation in 2015. Shortly following this Kareena was offered a position with Jennings Solicitors as a Trainee Solicitor where she has developed her knowledge in both residential and commercial conveyancing.