Derek has relocated back to his legal roots practising in Central London having established himself as a leading practitioner in the commercial centre of Guildford, Surrey as a Director of Karslakes, but found himself spending more of his time in the London Courts.
He brings to Osmond & Osmond his extensive experience of dispute resolution (both commercial and family) and Insolvency Law (both corporate and personal). He values the trust and confidence client’s place in him as paramount and an essential element to bringing about successful solutions.
Derek’s practice has gone from strength to strength. He offers a high quality and personal legal service developed mainly by word of mouth on results, commitment and client satisfaction. His reputation is testament to his status as a highly regarded and results driven solicitor committed to delivering the best solutions to meet his client’s needs and expectations.
Derek was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1988. Throughout his career Derek has been actively engaged as an advocate.
In his spare time Derek enjoys Trout fishing, Cricket, a sport in which he also judges the laws of the game as a qualified umpire, supporting his children in their national and international athletic careers, and exploring the countryside with his three dogs.