Meet the team

Diane Grayson
Diane is the Managing Director at Harland & Co. Diane joined Harland & Co in 1999 and has been a Director since 2004. She deals with all aspects of property work but specialises in commercial property matters. Diane currently heads up the residential property department. dianegrayson@harlandsolicitors.co.uk More about Diane Grayson
Simon Cowell
Simon is head of our commercial property department. Prior to joining Harland & Co in 1996 he worked for Legal 500 firms in the North East of England and was an in-house property solicitor for a substantial plc. simoncowell@harlandsolicitors.co.uk More about Simon Cowell
Stephen Morgan
Stephen is a Director who joined Harland & Co in 2002. He was previously a partner and head of Private Client in a practice based in Solihull in the West Midlands specialising in estate planning and estate administration for high net worth individuals and prior to that was an associate with both a Legal 500 firm and a niche elderly client law practice. He is a Registered Trust and Estate practitioner and a member of both Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) and the Law Society’s Private Client Section. stephenmorgan@harlandsolicitors.co.uk More about Stephen Morgan
Daniel Cullen
Daniel obtained a master's degree from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne before completing his legal training at a London firm. He qualified in 1996 and joined Harland & Co in 2000, where he is currently a Director and head of the litigation department. danielcullen@harlandsolicitors.co.uk More about Daniel Cullen
Kevin Grant
Kevin qualified as a Solicitor in 2003 and is a Director at Harland & Co. He has many years experience of dealing with civil litigation and provides advice and assistance to clients who are involved in bringing or defending Court Claims. He also has a substantial Private Client caseload dealing with Will drafting, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection matters and the the Administration of Estates. kevingrant@harlandsolicitors.co.uk More about Kevin Grant
Nick Middleton
Nick qualified as a Solicitor and joined Harland & Co in 2016 having spent 6 years as a legal caseworker dealing with a wide range of family law matters (both private & public). nickmiddleton@harlandsolicitors.co.uk More about Nick Middleton
Jadwiga Balmforth
Jadwiga joined our residential property team at Harland & Co. in 2019 as a Conveyancing Executive. She has over 20 years experience of dealing with residential property sales and purchases. jadwigabalmforth@harlandsolicitors.co.uk More about Jadwiga Balmforth
Jenny Bell
Jenny is the latest addition to our residential property team having over 20 years’ experience in residential conveyancing. jennybell@harlandsolicitors.co.uk More about Jenny Bell
Amanda Williams

Amanda qualified as a Solicitor in 2005 joining Harland & Co in March 2020.  She is a member of Resolution and has specialist expertise in private and public law children matters.

Amandawilliams@harlandsolicitors.co.uk More about Amanda Williams

Sally Lees
Sally is an experienced Solicitor having qualified in 2007. Sally practices in the area of Child Care. sallylees@harlandsolicitors.co.uk More about Sally Lees
Sarah Clarkson
Sarah is the most recent Solicitor to join our growing Family & Care Team. Sarah qualified as a Solicitor in 2007 joining Harland & Co in March 2022.  She deals with all aspects of Children’s Law with an emphasis on private children law matters.  Sarah is an active member of the Law Society’s Children’s Panel. sarahclarkson@harlandsolicitors.co.uk More about Sarah Clarkson
Minnie Grayson
Minnie is a paralegal assisting our Care Department. She has responsibility for Legal Aid Billing. More about Minnie Grayson
Courtney Christopherson
Courtney joined us as a paralegal in 2022 and assists the Care Team with Legal Aid billing and case preparation. More about Courtney Christopherson