Richard Parsons

Solicitor, Principal

Mr Parsons first began working in English law over twenty years ago. He has a strong background in general litigation as well as extensive experience in family law matters. He is experienced in all areas of dispute resolution and family law, having worked extensively in the county court, family court and high court. He frequently represents small to medium business owners and has excellent experience of dispute resolution in this field.

He enjoys training, and acts as the firm’s training supervisor, assisting and supporting the firm’s trainees.

Charis Wong


Charis has experience in a wide range of areas including litigation, Inheritance Act Claims, private client work, employment and family law. She studied law at the university of Nottingham and then completed the LPC at Nottingham Law School achieving a distinction-the highest level obtainable.

Charis enjoys working closely with people and for people. Her focused, committed and efficient approach helps her excel in providing astute legal services to clients. She has multilingual language abilities, speaking English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Outside of work, Charis loves travelling and engaging in various volunteering projects in the community. She is also interested in art and aesthetics.

Sally Anne Smith


Miss Smith joined Mr Parsons over two years ago, initially working part-time as a legal assistant, whilst completing her academic studies, but has gone on to complete her professional training and become a qualified solicitor.

She specialises in family disputes. This extends from matrimonial cases, such as divorces, child disputes and matrimonial financial matters, to litigation relating both to cohabitation property and contentious probate.

In her spare time, Miss Smith is a keen equestrian and participates in show jumping.

Corine Cheong

Legal Assistant

Miss Cheong provides valuable support and assistance for the staff across our legal team. She is trilingual, speaking Mandarin Chinese, English and Bahasa Malaysia (Standard Malay) and is therefore able to provide translation assistance to many clients.

Miss Cheong’s professional ambition is to qualify and practise as a solicitor. Outside of work, she is an accomplished violinist and an experienced dancer in several diverse styles.

Joey Wang

Trainee Solicitor

Joey (or Zhuoyi in her native Chinese) read media and communications at the University of Nottingham before converting to law by studying at BPP in London. She had gained valuable experience in the context of both property and commercial law working at firms in London before starting her training contract with Clarendon. She can speak English and Mandarin Chinese.

Outside of work, Joey loves reading, travelling and meditation.

Mengwei Hu

Office Manager

Mrs Hu is responsible for all administrative and clerical duties, supporting the legal services we offer. She is Mandarin-speaking and therefore able to assist with translation and communication for Chinese clients.