Management Team

Christopher Mardell

Chris is the Managing Partner and joined E J Winter in 2013. He was admitted as a Solicitor in 2018.  Chris handles both residential and commercial property transactions and specialises in new-build conveyancing. Whether it is purchasing your first home, or handling your investments, Chris is dedicated to achieving your desired outcome whilst providing both a professional and personal approach.

Along with his love of history, Chris has a keen interest in sport, enjoys keeping fit and is an avid London Irish fan.

Contact Chris and his team by emailing or calling 0118 957 4424.

Paul N Kilshaw

Paul is a leading Residential Property solicitor and the Senior Partner at E J Winter.  Admitted as a Solicitor in 2004, Paul works solely on recommendation and is recognised as a leading figure and authority.

Focusing on new houses, re-sale properties and shared ownership Paul solely acts for individuals buying and selling.

Recognised for his high standards, efficient processes and friendly service Paul and his team continue to be regarded by many as the leading property lawyers in the South East.  

Contact Paul and his team by emailing or calling 0118 952 2780.


Having served his apprenticeship at E J Winter & Son Arnie was appointed to Head of Entertainment and now finally chairs the management team board meetings. He is a highly respected and intelligent team member with a reputation of putting his clients first. Arnie delivers results in a friendly and warm way whilst retaining the upmost professionalism.

Outside of work Arnie enjoys travelling and playing practical jokes.  Known for his wicked sense of humour but don’t try to play practical jokes on the fella – he can hand them out but can’t take them!

Contact Arnie and his team by emailing

Martin Chandler

A familiar face at E J Winter & Son LLP for over 30 years, Martin strives to offer a personal service to clients across the full range of their legal affairs.  Martin heads our Wills and Probate department and specialises in elderly client law.   Martin was admitted as a Solicitor in 1985.

Away from the office Martin is a cricket historian having written widely on the subject and is a published author.

Contact Martin and his team by email on or calling 0118 957 4424.

Senior Team

Cheryl Brabon - Partner

Cheryl has worked for E J Winter & Son LLP for almost 40 years and as a licensed conveyancer for over 20 years.  Well respected and undoubtedly a talented property lawyer Cheryl’s reputation for customer service goes before her.  Cheryl is a Partner in the firm and responsible for all re-sale conveyancing transactions.  Cheryl qualified as a Licensed Conveyancer in 2000.

Cheryl loves nothing more than spending time with her family including her daughter and travelling widely throughout Europe and America.  A sharper property lawyer will not be found – if you are buying a house or flat there is no one better.

Email or call 0118 957 4424.

Stuart Hyden - Partner

Stuart originally undertook his training at E J Winter & Son LLP many years ago before embarking on a highly successful career with two well known private client law firms.

Admitted as a Solicitor in 2009, Stuart is a private client lawyer specialising in Wills and Probate and is know for his compassionate and caring approach putting people and their concerns above profit.

Stuart is married with a young family and is passionate about cars.  If a loved oned has passed away and you need help there is no one more suited to you than Stuart.  

Stuart works out of Bracknell and Reading Offices with much of his client base around Windsor, Bracknell and Ascot.

Email  or call 0118 957 4424

Rebecca Allen - Conveyancing Director

Rebecca joined us in 2016 and since then has become a leading figure in the residential conveyancing world.  Calm, thoughtful and funny Rebecca is without question now a leading expert in residential conveyancing specialising in New Build transactions, Shared Ownership and Re-Sale matters.

Rebecca loves spending time with her family and dog Arnie.  She likes nothing better than growing her own vegetables and is our resident green fingered expert.

Rebecca is responsible for the day to day smooth running of the conveyancing matters and one of two Conveyancing Directors. 

Email or call 0118 952 2780.

Holly Arundell - Associate Solicitor

Holly qualified as a Solicitor in 2023 having undertaken her training contract here at E J Winter & Son LLP.   An inspired Lawyer with a wicked sense of humor Holly has made a name for herself in the legal sector and already is a highly regarded Solicitor specialising in Residential and Commercial Property.

Outside of work Holly enjoys socialising with her friends and family.  Life and soul of the party Holly is a born entertainer and is known to have a penchant for Karaoke clubs.

Holly is a key member of our team and can be contacted on Email at or by phone on 0118 952 2780.

All Star Team