Our Solicitors

Carla Forfar

Carla ForfarCarla’s main practice areas are family law, crime and conveyancing. She heads our family and crime departments. Carla is on the police station and magistrates’ court duty solicitor panels. She is based at our Penmaenmawr and Llanfairfechan offices.

In her spare time Carla enjoys golf and musical theatre.


Iestyn Harris

Iestyn HarrisIestyn leads our private client and conveyancing departments. His other practice areas include civil litigation and employment. He is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly, the Agricultural Law Association, and full member (TEP) of the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners. As well as acting for private individuals and businesses, Iestyn acts for a number of charities and social enterprises. Iestyn is based at our Bangor office.

In his spare time he enjoys music, and running and cycling.


Hugh Davis

Hugh DavisHugh’s main areas of practice are conveyancing, civil litigation and wills and inheritance. He also undertakes commercial work including intellectual property and insolvency. Hugh is a Notary Public.

Hugh’s leisure activities include sailing. Formerly a keen mountaineer Hugh served with the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team for almost 40 years.

Solicitor and Notary Public

Jade Flanagan

Jade FlanaganJade joined Carter Vincent as a trainee solicitor having gained a first class degree in law from Bangor University. She is particularly interested in family law and her practice areas include conveyancing and wills and inheritance. Jade is a member of Resolution, a membership organisation for family lawyers: Resolution

Her leisure interests include keeping fit and baking and she often bakes cakes for the office!


Jennifer Brooksbank

Jennifer BrooksbankJennifer joined Carter Vincent in March 2018 having previously worked for a national insurance law practice in the West Midlands. Her main practice areas are Private Client and Civil Litigation. Jennifer is based in our Penmaenmawr office.

In her spare time Jennifer enjoys singing with the Military Wives Choir.


Aron Gwyn Williams

Aron Gwyn WilliamsAron graduated from Bangor University with degrees in History and Law (1st class) before proceeding to the University of Law, Chester to complete the Legal Practice Course and a Masters’ Degree in Law, Business and Management.

Aron worked as a legal assistant in an International law firm in Cardiff, where he gained experience of a variety of commercial work, before joining Carter Vincent as a trainee solicitor. Now a fully qualified solicitor, Aron undertakes work in a number of practice areas including Conveyancing, Private Client, Family and Civil Litigation.

Aron is a Notary Public

In his spare time, he enjoys watching football and rugby and socializing with friends.


Miriam Rhodes-Leader, Trainee Solicitor

Miriam graduated from Lancaster University with a degree in History and English Literature before proceeding to the University of Law, Chester to complete the Legal Practice Course and a Master’s Degree in Law.

Miriam worked as a paralegal and legal assistant in various law firms in North Wales, gaining experience of a variety of family and criminal work, before joining Carter Vincent LLP as a trainee solicitor in 2023.

In her spare time, Miriam enjoys competing and spending time with her horse, and socialising with friends. She also plays bass guitar in a jazz band.


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