History of the firm
Garner & Hancock have been associated with Isleworth for more than 125 years and justly claim to be amond the foremost solicitors in West London and Middlesex Area.
Garner & Hancock has its roots deep within the local community and has a strong client base spanning London. We pride ourselves on the quality of service and personal attention to detail
Colonel William Garner II
Garner & Hancock solicitors started in the 1880′s when it was the sole practice of William Garner (snr).
William Garner Senior then went into partnership, and it became Wools Patterson and Garner in 1884.
William Garner (jnr) joined his father in 1902 and the firm was known as Garner & Sons.
Alec Cullen Thompson Hancock was articled to Colonel William Garner (jnr) and took over the firm from him in 1932, the firm then being known as Garner & Hancock
Richard took over the practice from his father on his admission as a solicitor in 1970, and continues to practice as a consultant Solicitor on Wills and Probate.
During the course of half a century the Firm took over various other firms in West London, including
- Hugh R Peake Solicitors,
- R Waites & Co
- Melanie Owen & Co.
In 1996 Mr Julian Hutson took over has Senior Partner. Mr Hutson is an experienced Property Lawyer from the City with over 25 years of experience. He was joined in partnership by Mr Vinay Tanna from a West End Law firm in 2005.
Mr Vinay Tanna
Mr Tanna is an experienced Litigator and is now Managing Partner.
In 2007 Mrs Deborah Creigh joined as Conveyancing Partner.
In 2010 we welcomed from Bennett & Ryan Solicitors, Mr David Elliott a senior commercial property executive and Mrs Brenda Zoller, specialising in Wills and Probate.
The practice has grown to 16 staff in 2012