Mears Hobbs & Durrant Solicitors


Martin Mears

Martin is a graduate of Wadham College Oxford. He has practised in the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston area since 1967. He is an accomplished lawyer in all fields and a highly respected advocate. Martin is a regular columnist and contributor to the national, local and legal press and a former President of The Law Society.

John SwanburyJohn Swanbury - Mears Hobbs & Durrant

John has been practising in North Suffolk since 1973 following articles in Middle Temple. John deals with all types of non-contentious work and is well respected as a meticulous yet commercially acute domestic and business conveyancer. John is a keen amateur competitive cyclist.

Peter BrittenPeter Britten - Mears Hobbs & Durrant

Peter has been with Mears Hobbs and Durrant since 1982 and is in charge of management of the Lowestoft and Beccles offices. His practice is mainly commercial and includes business acquisitions, property and licensing. Peter has a long established devoted client base who regularly reinstruct him. Peter is a former Territorial Army officer.

Susan Greenwood

Susan qualified as a solicitor in 1981 and specialises in commercial property work.


Richard Temple

Richard joined the firm in 2015, having been senior partner of Cole & Co Solicitors in Norwich for many years. He is an experienced lawyer and has an extensive knowledge of the property market. He specialises in the sale and purchase of properties at auction.'

Mears Hobbs & Durrant is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Number 53018)