Ian graduated from Oxford University with a law degree in 1974 and subsequently qualified as a solicitor, later becoming a salaried partner in the firm with which he trained and then setting up his own solicitors’ practice.
Although he is not now practising as a solicitor, he formed Pro-Law in 2017 as a separate business offering “unreserved” legal services outside the structure of a regulated law firm.
Ian has a passion for supporting younger people locally who wish to pursue a career in legal practice.
Ian is a member of the Bude Coastal Community Team.
Koren L Pitcher
Director and Paralegal A.NALP
Koren joined Pro-Law in January 2017 as a trainee Paralegal. In 2019 she obtained her Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies after two years of study and is now an associate member of the National Association of Paralegals.
Koren is the first point of contact for Pro-Law as well as carrying out many different administration tasks, research and preparing legal documents.
In 2021, Koren was appointed as an additional director of the company.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her young family, socialising and going to the gym.
General Practice Assistant
Grace joined Pro-Law in November 2020 as General Practice Assistant. This follows her graduation from Portsmouth University with a first-class law degree in the summer of 2020.
Grace is helping us with general admin tasks, making the most of our case management system and aiding with research tasks. Grace’s long-term goal is to practice as a barrister.
In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and socialising with family and friends.
Read about Grace’s typical day at Pro-law services here.
Trainee Legal Secretary/PA
Samantha joined Pro-law in the summer of 2021 as a Trainee Legal Secretary / PA. She is a Psychology graduate from Swansea University but is passionate about pursuing a career in the legal sector.
Samantha is currently learning the ins and outs the business, assisting both directors with various administrative tasks. She is also completing the ILSPA’s Legal Secretaries Diploma Course, which will complement her training within the office.
In her spare time, she enjoys listening to podcasts, gaming, and exploring Cornwall.