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Our People

Our reputation is built on the qualities of our staff – and we don’t just mean their vast expertise and legal specialism. We work hard to attract talented professionals who are friendly and approachable; who listen and offer support, and who build long-lasting, trusting relationships with clients.

We will provide you with one point of contact who will take personal responsibility for your case from start to finish. Our mix of male and female lawyers will always act in your best interests and fight for your objectives, whilst doing their best to alleviate the impact of what is likely to be a stressful and emotional time in your life.

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Mark Betteridge

Director

Originally from a farming background in rural Wales, Mark qualified as a solicitor in 1989 in London, where he gained a wealth of experience, mainly in the High Court. Mark then decided to start his own niche family law firm from his home in Hertford, north of London. Mark believed it was time to offer clients a London style service at a more competitive charging rate. Mark was also one of the first divorce lawyers to take a sensitive, empathetic approach to divorce cases and in doing so, has helped the industry gain a more positive image.

Starting out with one secretary and a telephone, Mark has always believed in getting to know his clients, whether he meets them in person or face to face via the internet. Mark now runs a busy office alongside his wife, Lindsey, who is Betteridges’ Co-Director. They believe that their bespoke, straight-talking approach is where Betteridges differ from other solicitors. They are a niche business who care and have the time to spend listening to clients. Mark is a member of Resolution.

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Mark Betteridge

Director

Mark Betteridge

Director

Originally from a farming background in rural Wales, Mark qualified as a solicitor in 1989 in London, where he gained a wealth of experience, mainly in the High Court. Mark then decided to start his own niche family law firm from his home in Hertford, north of London. Mark believed it was time to offer clients a London style service at a more competitive charging rate. Mark was also one of the first divorce lawyers to take a sensitive, empathetic approach to divorce cases and in doing so, has helped the industry gain a more positive image.

Starting out with one secretary and a telephone, Mark has always believed in getting to know his clients, whether he meets them in person or face to face via the internet. Mark now runs a busy office alongside his wife, Lindsey, who is Betteridges’ Co-Director. They believe that their bespoke, straight-talking approach is where Betteridges differ from other solicitors. They are a niche business who care and have the time to spend listening to clients. Mark is a member of Resolution.

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Lindsey Betteridge

Co-Director

Lindsey Betteridge

Co-Director

Over the last 14 years, Lindsey has helped husband Mark build up Betteridges, overseeing practice management, client liaison and business development. Lindsey deals with new enquiries, outlining the ways in which Betteridges can assist and contacting the relevant legal expert within the firm to provide further advice.

Lindsey considers it a great privilege to listen to people who are often going through a difficult time, allowing them to express their concerns and anxieties. She is ever mindful that for a client, the first step in approaching a solicitor can be the most daunting – a fact appreciated by all staff at Betteridges.

Rebekah Norman

Solicitor

Rebekah Norman

Solicitor

Rebekah is a solicitor specialising in family law. She deals with divorce and finance matters including nuptial agreements. Rebekah also has considerable experience in dealing with complex private children law matters involving a range of circumstances such as relocation; parental alienation; and high conflict cases. Rebekah has a particular interest in cases where financial claims are made on behalf of the child.

Having undertaken training with the National Centre for Domestic Violence, Rebekah is especially well-equipped to assist with Family Law Act / injunctive proceedings.

Rebekah has been praised by clients for her attention to detail, her sympathetic approach and dedication to a case.

Prior to qualifying, Rebekah worked as a paralegal and undertook her training with Betteridges and therefore she is a long-standing member of the firm.

Rebekah studied law at the University of Surrey. She completed her Legal Practice and Masters in Law at the University of Law, gaining a Distinction.

Saba Ansari

Consultant Solicitor

Saba Ansari

Consultant Solicitor

Saba has considerable experience in dealing with family law matters, especially in relation to divorce and complex financial cases, and resolving children act matters. In addition she enjoys advocacy and regularly represents her clients at Court.

In particular Saba prides herself in providing excellent client care; ensuring that clients receive the best available options, whilst adopting a sympathetic approach.

Saba has worked in London and South East practices, and also has had the opportunity to work at the Official Solicitors.

Ian Rintoul

Compliance Officer

Ian Rintoul

Compliance Officer

Ian has worked in Financial and Business Management for almost 40 years. In his previous role at a local law firm he was the Practice Director for over 10 years. His work focusses on financial and business planning for Betteridges as well as compliance. He also manages IT processes and strategy to further improve the service levels for our clients.

Ian has lived in Hertford with his wife and four children for over 25 years and in his spare time enjoys sailing, skiing and supporting Hertford Rugby Club. He can often be found listening to Bruce Springsteen or Dire Straits on his headphones.

Janis Wilkins

Legal Advisor

Janis Wilkins

Legal Advisor

Having worked in a large City law firm for many years, Janis left to begin working for Betteridges from its very humble beginnings and was Mark’s secretary from day one.

Janis assists Mark with all aspects of family law. She has vast experience and feels a strong draw to that area of work.  Janis is fully involved with matters, and endeavours to offer the personal support that many of our family law clients need at such a difficult time.

Keeva Wilson

Legal Administrator

Keeva Wilson

Legal Administrator

Keeva is a Legal Administrator and has been working at Betteridges for a year.

She is currently in the first year of her Undergraduate Law Degree and has ambitions to go on to become a Solicitor.

Harsha Vyas

Legal Cashier

Harsha Vyas

Legal Cashier

Harsha has 30 years of experience in legal accounts management and finance.

She provides support to the other members of the team and adds to the smooth running of the office. Harsha is a real asset to the firm and its clients as she is always friendly and professional.