Our Solicitors

Pauline Donaldson SolicitorPAULINE DONALDSON is the former Senior Partner and co-founder of Donaldson West. Pauline has been a private client solicitor at Croham House since 1980 dealing with wills, estate administration, powers of attorney and also specialises in advice to elderly clients.

Pauline has lived in Crowborough for over 24 years with her husband and has two sons.

Roy Willis SolicitorROY WILLIS is a commercial conveyancing partner and has a wealth of experience in dealing with non-contentious landlord and tenant work including estate management. He also specializes in residential development work including negotiating options, conditional contracts, planning agreements and overage agreements. Roy qualified as a lawyer in London and before joining Donaldson West in 2013 worked for a firm in Kent where he regularly made presentations at seminars for clients and had articles published.

He lives in Tunbridge Wells with his journalist wife and three children.

VerityVERITY FYTCHE is a partner in our residential Conveyancing department and joined Donaldson West in May 2008.  Verity has extensive experience in dealing with all aspects of residential property transactions and has also previously dealt with private client work.  She has trained and worked in Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas for over twenty years.

She lives in Crowborough with her partner and two daughters.

Mark Willims SolicitorMARK WILLIAMS joined the firm shortly after its formation to head the residential property department. He has many years of experience in providing advice and guidance on a variety of residential transactions. Mark lives in Tunbridge Wells with his wife and four children. Mark is now a consultant with the firm.

His interests include golf and cricket. He is the coach of the Tunbridge Wells under 15s cricket team who won the National Championships in 2007.


TRACY SALES Tracy Sales is a Solicitor in our Probate, Wills and Tax Planning Department. Tracy trained in Kent and has worked locally in Kent for a number of years. Tracy is a member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners and the Probate Section of the Law Society.





SARAH HOCKEY joined Donaldson West as a Private Client Solicitor after a career break, having previously worked in the City. Sarah lives near Sevenoaks with her three daughters.