About Us

Why Gelbergs is the right firm for YOU

Gelbergs has been established for over 50 years, and we believe in traditional values like quality, trust and excellence. We have confidence that our modern, practical approach and commitment to high standards of service are key to your success. We are forward-looking and innovative and enjoy working with our clients to prevent, and if necessary resolve problems.

Expertise and Experience

We offer a high quality professional service, at competitive rates conveniently located in Central London. Our reputation and local knowledge has enabled us to develop lasting relationships with other professionals to progress your matter as quickly and as smoothly as possible. We are friendly and approachable, and above all, we always put our clients’ needs first.

For Individuals and Business

Gelbergs has always specialised in looking after the needs of individual clients and businesses. Whether you are buying or selling a home, leasing a commercial property, making a will, administering an estate, recovering a debt, setting up or running a business, separating or getting a divorce, or dealing with difficult employment issues, we can help and advise you.

“You gave me peace of mind and I will recommend you to other former colleagues who will be going through the same process soon”

“I found the service you offered efficient, thorough and sympathetic to my plight”

“I just wanted to thank you so much for all the sensitive support and sheer hard, thoughtful work you have done to get to this conclusion. We are all so relieved that there is at least some recognition of the damage that has been done... The law is not always just, and is going through such changes that are difficult for practitioners but keep going – you have so much to offer your clients”

 

Commercial Property Team

Paralegal

Bonnie assists Senior Solicitor Colin Pace on all manner of residential and commercial property matters including: new builds, residential sale and purchase, commercial property, lease extensions and buy-to-let.

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Senior Solicitor

Colin joined Gelbergs in 2017 as a Solicitor in our Property department.  Colin is a property specialist and has almost 30 years’ experience in dealing with property matters, including a range of complex commercial and residential property transactions encompassing investment, development, agricu

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Consultant

Graeme Taylor has been the senior partner of Gelbergs since 1990. But, as of September 2017 he stepped down to become a consultant to the firm. He originally joined as a trainee in 1982, qualified in 1984 and became a partner in 1985.

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Paralegal / PA to Graeme Taylor

Alaa is a member of the Institute of Paralegals and the legal assistant to the Senior Partner, Graeme Taylor.

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Employment Team

Partner and Head of Employment Law

Emmajane Taylor-Moran joined Gelbergs in 2011 as Head of the Employment Law Department, moving from a Legal 500 listed niche City firm. She is now a Partner in the firm.

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Partner

Jane Johnson joined Gelbergs in June 2011 in the then newly formed Employment Team, having qualified in September 2010 from a well-known Manchester firm. In September 2017 she was promoted to Partner.

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Assistant Solicitor - Employment Law

Aida joined Gelbergs in March 2016. She has been practising employment law since 2011 and qualified as a solicitor in 2014.

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Marketing and Admin Assistant

Abdul joined Gelbergs in August 2017, having graduated in 2014 with a degree in Business Managment.

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Family Team

Senior Partner

Sheldon has been a valued partner with Gelbergs since 2000 and is head of the Family Law and Litigation & Dispute Resolution Departments. In October 2017 Sheldon became the firms Senior partner.

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Paralegal

Anna has been part of the Gelbergs team since 2009.

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Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team

Senior Partner

Sheldon has been a valued partner with Gelbergs since 2000 and is head of the Family Law and Litigation & Dispute Resolution Departments. In October 2017 Sheldon became the firms Senior partner.

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Solicitor

Priya joined the Gelbergs Litigation and Dispute Resolution team in 2013 and specialises in property litigation and insolvency.

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Residential Property Team

Paralegal

Bonnie assists Senior Solicitor Colin Pace on all manner of residential and commercial property matters including: new builds, residential sale and purchase, commercial property, lease extensions and buy-to-let.

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Senior Solicitor

Colin joined Gelbergs in 2017 as a Solicitor in our Property department.  Colin is a property specialist and has almost 30 years’ experience in dealing with property matters, including a range of complex commercial and residential property transactions encompassing investment, development, agricu

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Head of Department and Partner

Russell Shapiro joined Gelbergs in 1987 as a solicitor and has risen to Head of the residential property department. 

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Administrative Assistant

Evija joined Gelbergs in January 2016 as our Receptionist and Administrative Assistant. As of 2017, Evija has successfully moved on to become our Legal Administrative Assistant.

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Private Client – Wills, Administration of Estates, Powers of Attorney

Paralegal

Natasha is a Fellow of the Institute of Paralegals and the legal assistant to Graeme Taylor.

She is experienced and knowledgeable in dealing with all aspects of the administration of estates and the preparation of Wills.

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Trainee Solicitor

William joined Gelbergs as a paralegal in 2014 and is now studying part time on the Legal Practice Course whilst undertaking his training to qualify as a solicitor.

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Legal Assistant

James joined Gelbergs in late 2014 as an Office Assistant, dealing with all matters to assist the solicitors and other fee earners.

The opportunity arose for James to further progress his career and become a Legal Assistant within our busy Wills and Probate department.

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Consultant

Graeme Taylor has been the senior partner of Gelbergs since 1990. But, as of September 2017 he stepped down to become a consultant to the firm. He originally joined as a trainee in 1982, qualified in 1984 and became a partner in 1985.

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Paralegal / PA to Graeme Taylor

Alaa is a member of the Institute of Paralegals and the legal assistant to the Senior Partner, Graeme Taylor.

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Practice Management and Accounting

Admin Assistant

Sherry joined Gelbergs in April 2017 as an Administrative Assistant to Practice Manager, Gary Zaydner. Sherry assists Gary in ensuring the smooth running of our main office by providing admin and reception support.

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Practice Manager and Partner

Gary joined Gelbergs in 1997 having been in Banking for the previous 15 years.

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Marketing and Admin Assistant

Abdul joined Gelbergs in August 2017, having graduated in 2014 with a degree in Business Managment.

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