Beach Law was founded by Kevin Beach in 2009. Since then, Beach Law has expanded and is now managed by Delfin Posada & Bruce Streather and trades as Posada & Co. They are joined by a team of experienced and talented lawyers who are committed to helping clients achieve their goals and resolve any issues.
We specialise in listening to our clients' needs and giving the best possible advice. We make sure we understand your situation and work out exactly what you need — and we won't charge you for what you don't need. Ring us to find out how we can help. We can visit you at home to talk about our services at no extra cost.
As well as helping private clients, we also serve businesses — everything from buying and selling property, negotiating and drafting leases, partnership agreements, terms and conditions to company registration and employment issues.
We also provide notarial services to individuals and local businesses who may require them for their business, financial and property dealings in another country.
Based in Caterham (near Coulsdon), we can meet with you at our offices in Caterham or visit clients in Banstead, Carshalton, Crawley, Croydon, Dorking, East Grinstead, Epsom, Hooley, Horley, Horsham, Kenley, Lingfield, Merstham, Oxted, Purley, Redhill, Reigate, Sutton, Woldingham and all adjacent areas.
Delfin is a Partner and the Managing Director of Beach Law. He also heads our Property & Private Client Department. Delfin qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor in Sydney, Australia in 1999 and was admitted as a Solicitor in the UK in 2004.
He has a breadth of Property and Private Client Law experience having worked in a city firm in Sydney, a legal 200 heavyweight and a boutique private client law firm in the West End.
One of Delfin's key areas of expertise is inheritance and capital tax planning. Delfin advises on trusts, estates and long term care planning. He also advises on drafting tax efficient wills and carries out probate work on simple and complicated estates. He has experience in dealing with cross-border estates having recently dealt with an Estate with assets in three different European jurisdictions. Delfin is passionate about helping people put their personal and tax affairs in order and helping people through very difficult times such as bereavement or the loss of capacity.
Delfin also deals with residential and commercial property transactions in all price ranges and is committed to providing a high quality of service. He has recently instructed, exchanged and completed a purchase in two weeks.
Bruce Streather is a partner at Beach Law and an experienced private client and corporate lawyer.
He maintains a busy practice advising individuals, corporations, charities, partnerships and trade associations on a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters.
He is also the founder of Streathers Solicitors LLP in the West End of London.
Parul has over 30 years experience in all aspects of family law, having graduated from the London School of Economics in 1980 and subsequently qualifying in 1984.
She advises clients on all aspects of family law including divorce, separation, financial and property settlements and matters involving children. Parul is known for providing practical, constructive and cost effective advice to minimise distress at what can be a highly distressing time for clients.
Parul also advises on pre-nuptial and cohabitation agreements and wills and property transfers within matrimonial matters.
Parul is an active member of ‘Resolution’ and has featured on ‘News At Ten’ in respect of family law. She has knowledge of several languages including Hindi, Gujarati & Urdu.
SPECIAL COUNSEL / LAWYER
CLAIRE D'HUMILLY DE SERRAVAL
Claire is the firm's company and commercial lawyer. She specialises in advising on and drafting commercial contracts such as partnership and shareholders' agreements, articles of associations, terms and conditions, etc. She also advises on company structures and company formation. In addition, Claire acts in commercial property transactions and conducts real estate work for the firm's buy to let investor clients.
Original from France, Claire moved to England in 2012 to pursue a career in English law. She undertook her training contract with a law firm in Wimbledon before joining the team at Beach Law.
Outside of work, Claire enjoys playing tennis, swimming and travelling the world.
LEGAL & EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Sitem is the Executive and Legal Assistant to the Managing Partner of Posada & Co and has a wide range of legal experience having worked for various firms in London prior to joining the firm.
Apart from assisting the Managing Partner in the day to day management of the firm, Sitem works on a variety of commercial property and private client matters on behalf of the firm’s clients.
Sitem read law and business at the University of Hertfordshire and completed her LPC at the University of Law. She will commence her training contract at Posada & Co in Autumn 2018.
In her spare time, Sitem likes spending time with friends and travelling at every opportunity. She is a regular gym member and likes swimming and reading.
FOUNDER / CONSULTANT NOTARY PUBLIC
Kevin Beach founded the firm in 2009 having previously been a partner in a prominent South London firm.
Kevin acts for companies and individuals with regard to their commercial and private affairs. Apart from being a solicitor and a notary public, Kevin is also a judge and a mediator.
Kevin lives in West Sussex with his wife and three dogs.
ASSOCIATE / TRAINEE LAWYER & OFFICE MANAGER
Laura joined Posada & Co in 2018 having worked in family law for a local firm for a number of years. Laura has also worked as a law lecturer at Croydon College.
Laura now deals with private client and property matters. She assists clients in all aspects of the conveyancing process, will-drafting and estate administration. She is also the Office Manager of the firm's Caterham Office.
Outside of work, Laura enjoys spending time with her family and keeping fit.
ASSOCIATE / TRAINEE LAWYER
Abtin went to the University of Law where he completed his Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Masters in Business and Law (MSc).
Prior to joining Beach Law, Abtin worked in Civil Litigation in a city law firm where he worked on a wide range of cases from small claims in County Court, to cases before The Court of Appeal on Appeal from the High Court Chancery Division. In doing so he had the pleasure of working on several cases that have been reported on law journals.
Abtin’s interests outside of work include reading, playing and watching a variety of sport, in particular football along with travelling and spending time with his wife and son.
ASSOCIATE / TRAINEE LAWYER
Nikita is a Trainee Solicitor at Posada & Co and deals with a wide range of Property and Private Client matters such as Conveyancing, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection applications.
Nikita also deals with new-build and off-the-plan purchases for the firm's buy-to-let investor clients.
Nikita read English at Loughborough University and completed her Graduate Diploma in Law at the University of Law.