Meet our Team
Date Qualified as a Solicitor: 2015
Biography: Michelle Smith gained her Masters Degree in Law from Bristol University and completed her Legal Practice Course at Cardiff Law School. Michelle completed her Training Contract with Hains and Lewis and joined Ungoed-Thomas & King in 2019. Michelle specialises in matrimonial matters dealing with every aspect of divorce and financial settlements. Michelle is also experienced in children matters including contact negotiations, mediation referrals and applications for Child Arrangement Orders.
Interests outside of work: Michelle enjoys travelling and spending time with her two young daughters
Testimonials: "Michelle is very open and honest and told me how it was, which I appreciated."
"Michelle was very efficient and reliable and was always available to speak to me."
"I was always treated in a courteous and professional yet friendly manner and nothing was ever too much trouble."
Date Qualified as a Solicitor: 2006
Biography: Residential and Commercial Property
Interests outside of work: Llinos is a keen runner and participates in competitive races most weeks and is a member of the Amman Valley Harriers. She also enjoys walking her dogs, cooking and traveling and spending time with her young family.
Testimonials: "Llinos always goes above and beyond and we value her very highly."
"Good communications and updates."
"We received a reliable, efficient service and there was good communication between all departments."
Qualifications: LLB, LLM
Date Qualified as a Solicitor: 2019
Biography: James Powell was born and brought up in Carmarthen. He studied at Swansea University, first gaining a First Class Honours Degree in Law, and then completing the Legal Practice Course and a Masters Degree in Law. James completed his Training Contract with Hains and Lewis and joined Ungoed-Thomas & King in 2020. James specialises in all types of Property Law including Residential Conveyancing, mortgages and re-mortgages.
Interests outside of work: James enjoys playing the drums and piano in his spare time and is also an accomplished skier.
Testimonials: "James was very efficient and personable and is a great asset to your Company."
"We are very grateful for James's help and hard work in our recent house purchase - he explained everything to us and was always available at the end of the phone."
"James kept me regularly updated during my recent house move and was always readily contactable even during lockdown."