About Us

Cartwright Cunningham Haselgrove & Co is a long-established firm practising many areas of law.

We have offices situated in North East London and Essex.

Organisation of the Firm — Team Work

Our lawyers are organised into teams according to their specialist areas of law, which enables them to pool their experience and support each other during holidays and with second opinion on difficult points. However, as our client you will have your own lawyer and will not experience the never speaking to the same person problem.

Company & Commercial Department

Includes the sale or acquisition of a business, business leases, setting up companies, terms of trading, partnership agreements, shareholders disputes.

Headed by Nigel Smith, this department is based at our Woodford Green office and includes Nigel Smith and Paul Human; in addition, Commercial Conveyancing can be undertaken by Bernard Klingher at Walthamstow.

Residential Property Department

Includes buying and selling houses and flats, leases, mortgage, searches, estate development.

This department is headed by Bernard Klingher, but for your convenience in visiting us the work can be undertaken at either of our offices:


Woodford Green

Family Department

Includes divorce and legal separation, disputes involving joint property, residence and contact with children.
Work can be undertaken at Walthamstow branch.

Litigation Department

Includes all kinds of contract and business disputes, property and building litigation, partnership and shareholder disputes, debt recovery, landlord and tenant disputes, contentious probate.

This department is at our Woodford Green office: Nigel Smith and Saleem Hussain.

Employment Department

Includes employment contracts, compromise agreements, disciplinary and grievance procedures, redundancy, unfair dismissal, discrimination claims, problems at work.

Nigel Smith heads this department, which is based at our Woodford Green office.

Wills & Probate Department

Includes will drafting, trust creation, tax planning, administration and distribution of estates.

Our Probate Department is headed by John Mayo at our Walthamstow office. 

Wills can be written at both of our offices:


John Mayo

Catherine Mackinnon

Woodford Green

Mujtaba Hameed

A full list of our lawyers together with their contact details can be found on the People page.
Other contact information can be found on the Contact Us page.