The Team

Julia Williams

Director | Solicitor

Julia is a Director with the company. She covers: family law, conveyancing, wills, Powers of Attorney and Deputyship Orders. An enthusiastic and motivated general practice solicitor, Julia prides herself on being friendly and approachable.

Julia completed her law degree and the Legal Practice Course at university in Manchester. She qualified in 1999. She is an experienced advocate, confident in dealing effectively with stressful and complex matters.

She offers clients continuity because she can provide most legal services herself from the purchase or sale of a property, to will writing, all family matters and disputes. She has a pragmatic approach and deals quickly and effectively with her caseload. Most of her work is for existing clients or via personal recommendation.

Julia is married with 3 daughters and lives in Carmarthen. In her spare time she enjoys swimming and singing in a choir.

Ian Harries

Associate Solicitor

Ian's main areas of practice are: wills, probate and the administration of estates and inheritance tax

Ian was born and raised in Pembrokeshire and attained his law degree in Cardiff. He went on to study at the College of Law, London and qualified as a solicitor in 1989.

As well as working as a solicitor he is a livestock farmer with a keen interest in the agricultural industry.

Ian is a fluent welsh-speaker.

Arwyn Rees

Consultant Solicitor

Arwyn specialises in commercial property transactions such as sales and purchases, leases and renewable energy projects

Arwyn joined Morgan and Richardson in January 2014 following several years of working in legal practices in London and Cardiff.

Originally from Eglwyswrw, he studied Law and Japanese at Cardiff University and trained and qualified as a solicitor at Linklaters in London. Following a couple of years in their commercial property department, he moved to Cardiff where he joined Geldards as a commercial property solicitor. He spent 6 years at the firm during which he also worked for the Welsh Assembly Government seconded to their economy and transport department.

Arwyn is a fluent Welsh-speaker and is happy to undertake work in the medium of Welsh. He is married with two daughters and now lives on the family farm near Eglwyswrw where he and his wife also run a self-catering cottages’ business. He is a governor of the local primary school and in his spare time enjoys running having secured a few half-marathons under his belt

Gemma Whiteman

Trainee Licensed Conveyancer

Having recently qualified as a Conveyancing Technician, Gemma has worked at Morgan & Richardson for 7 years as a Legal Secretary and continues to adapt her role based on her achievements.

Gemma holds a BSc Honours Degree in Early Years Education from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and continues to advance her qualifications further by studying to become a licensed Conveyancer.

Fluent in Welsh, Gemma grew up in Cardigan and has raised her three children here. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and watching films in her spare time.

Rachel Clark

Trainee Solicitor

Rachel is currently completing her training in several aspects of law, including probate, wills, conveyancing, LPAs, and Deputyship orders. She joined the team as a trainee solicitor in 2021 with previous experience working as a Paralegal in Llandysul.

After completing her law degree at Aberystwyth University, Rachel went on to study a master’s in Criminology and Criminal Justice before achieving a distinction in her Legal Practice Course at Swansea University.

Rachel prides herself on being friendly and approachable whilst ensuring the best possible service for all clients. She has always enjoyed the study and practice of the Law and is excited to continue advancing her career at Morgan & Richardson.
Rachel lives with her partner and two young children who share her love of the outdoors and staying active.