Admin & Finance Team

Phil Walsh

PartnerPractice Manager
Phil Walsh
Joined Miles & Partners 2004 | Became a Partner 2010
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Phil’s background is in family law. Before joining Miles & Partners Phil was engaged in setting up outreach clinics in partnership with front line agencies such as Southwark Victim Support.

Phil has been involved in legal practice administration since the late 80s. He is Vice Chair of the Legal Aid Practitioners Group.

Phil joined Miles & Partners as Practice Manager in 2004 and became a partner in 2010.

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Isabel Fuentes

Financial ManagerLanguages spoken Spanish
Isabel Fuentes
Joined Miles & Partners 2005
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Isabel is a graduate of the University of La Coruña and has worked in the UK in the field of Legal Accounting since 1999. She joined Miles & Partners as Financial Manager and is responsible for the general administration of the firm’s financial functions.

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Kelly Agu

Assistant to Phil Walsh
Kelly Agu
Joined Miles & Partners 2012
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Kelly assists Phil with his workload. Before joining Miles & Partners, she gained the Institute of Legal Executives Level 2 Certificate and Level 3 Diploma for Legal Secretaries. She is now working towards her Level 3 Diploma in Law and Practice to become a paralegal also known as a Legal Assistant.

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Irene Harvey

Receptionist
Irene Harvey
Joined Miles & Partners 2003
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Irene is likely to be your first point of contact with Miles & Partners whether you’re telephoning or visiting in person. She is responsible for the day to day running of our friendly and professional reception.

Before joining Miles & Partners Irene worked as a telephonist and receptionist in solicitors, stockbrokers and insurance companies.

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Paula Clatworthy

Fees Administrator
Paula Clatworthy
Joined Miles & Partners 2004
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Paula is also responsible for the smooth running of various accounts functions and is involved in the monthly preparation of billing reports to the senior partners.

She lodges bills of costs for assessment, prepares payment claims and manages high costs case plans, including events case plans, in publicly funded cases. Paula also delivers training seminars to various internal teams to help with the smooth administrative running of our firm.

Paula joined Miles & Partners as an office assistant and has progressed through various roles to her current position.

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Alana Cahour

Law Costs Draftsman
Alana Cahour
Joined Miles & Partners 2013
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Alana prepares claims and bills of costs, high costs case plans and events case plans in publicly funded cases.

Alana maintains her own caseload of inter partes (between the parties) matters and is proficient in the preparation of points of dispute and replies. She also assists with delivering training seminars to her colleagues.

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Marie Lawrence

Legal Accounts Manager
Marie Lawrence
Joined Miles & Partners 2004
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Marie has been a Legal Accounts Manager since 1989 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Accounts Managers and a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Finance and Management.

Responsible for all client billing and payments, Marie ensures Miles & Partners’ financial records are kept up to date in compliance with the Solicitors Account Rules and supports Isabel Fuentes in ensuring that the firm’s finances are in good order.

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Louise Tyler

Office Assistant
Louise Tyler
Joined Miles & Partners 2016
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Other members of Admin & Finance Team

Phil Walsh

Partner

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Isabel Fuentes

Financial Manager

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Kelly Agu

Assistant to Phil Walsh

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Kelly Agu

Irene Harvey

Receptionist

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Paula Clatworthy

Fees Administrator

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Alana Cahour

Law Costs Draftsman

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Marie Lawrence

Legal Accounts Manager

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Louise Tyler

Office Assistant

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