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At Regan Peggs Solicitors in Birmingham, we offer reliable, robust advice and advocacy across a wide range of practice areas. From motoring to criminal defence to mediation to professional and business regulatory law, we are ready to help you and make sure you get the best advice possible in any situation.

Whatever circumstances you are in, we can talk you through your options. Unlike most solicitors, we can advocate for our clients in all types of court – so if your case goes to trial we won’t hand you over to a stranger to represent you. From start to finish, you’ll deal directly with us.

To find out more about what a Solicitor Advocate is, click here.

Whether you need help dealing with a police investigation, a driving offence, or a business or professional regulation matter, get in touch for a no-strings-attached chat to find out what we can do for you.

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Our People

Based in the heart of Birmingham at the Custard Factory in Digbeth, we’re part of one of the most exciting and influential communities of independent businesses outside London.

You won’t find any stuffy, corporate nonsense here – just a top-notch legal service, delivered by real people who get real results.

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Regan Peggs

Regan is an experienced solicitor and advocate, qualified to represent clients in magistrates’ courts, Crown Courts, tribunals and senior courts. He founded Regan Peggs Solicitors in 2015, after a decade spent at two of the most respected law firms in the Midlands and as a senior legal advisor at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court.

Regan is an accredited mediator and arbitrator. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a panel mediator for ADR ODR International. Regan has experience of mediating commercial, family and local political disputes, and of representing his own clients in those sessions.

Regan is a former Chair of the Board of Directors at the Birmingham Law Society, and a former chair of its Criminal Law Committee. He has been a lecturer for law students at the Open University and is the only defence solicitor in the UK to be regularly invited to address international military students at the Royal College of Defence Studies.

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Jayne Skeates

Jayne is a dedicated, talented, and professional Solicitor with over 30 years’ experience of working in many jurisdictions within the legal profession. She has senior leadership experience of working at a national level for the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) as ‘Head of Legal and Judicial Services’ working with the Law Commission, Criminal Procedure Rules Committee, Family Procedure Rules Committee, Sentencing Guidelines Council, the Judicial College, the Magistrates’ Association, the National Bench Chairman’s Forum, and the Justices’ Clerks Society. In addition, she has worked with Parliamentary Counsel on the drafting of legislation and has been a Judicial College trained trainer of Magistrates, Judges, and other lawyers.

Jayne has extensive experience of working at Board level with senior stakeholders including MP’s and senior members of the Judiciary, with a proven track record of delivering results and having achieved successive outstanding performance reviews.  She has also worked in private practice, local Government, and private business, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to Regan Peggs Solicitors.

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Gemma Tibbatts

Gemma is a highly driven and talented solicitor at the firm. After graduating with a first-class honours degree in Law in 2016, Gemma successfully completed her Legal Practice Course and Master of Law in 2017, both with distinction. She joined the firm as a paralegal from her previous role in the criminal department of one of Birmingham’s largest law firms and won the title of Paralegal of the Year at the 2019 Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards.

Gemma is passionate about removing the barriers to diversity within the legal profession. Having been a volunteer mentor for the Social Mobility Foundation, supporting disadvantaged 16-17-year-olds through facilitation of access to further education and graduate-entry jobs. She continues to help develop student aspirations for careers in the law – as part of which she supervises and mentors law degree and master’s level students whilst they complete internships at the firm.

Currently, Gemma is also a member of the Birmingham Law Society and a member of Women in Criminal Law. She also sits on the Birmingham Law Society Criminal Law Committee, which liaises with prisons, police and the courts about issues affecting all members of the Birmingham Law Society.

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Charley Gee

Charley is one of the trainee solicitors in the firm. She has a first-class degree in Law with Criminology (LLB) from Birmingham City University and has begun studying again with the University of Law. She will be preparing to sit the Solicitors Qualifying Exams (SQE) alongside her work at Regan Peggs Solicitors.

Charley joined the firm as an administrator in October 2020. Having shown passion and skill achieved promotion to paralegal in April 2021. After deciding to commit to her studies once again and the ultimate goal of qualifying as a solicitor that same summer, Charley enrolled with the University of Law shortly after.

Charley is a member of Women in Criminal Law, determined to be a part of a legal landscape in which gender equality is a commitment, not just a tick-box. With a keen interest in criminal law, Charley is quickly gaining experience attending the police stations with clients. Having fulfilled a variety of roles within the firm, Charley is central to the team and is set to go from strength to strength as her enthusiasm to learn promises a budding career.

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Jordan Johnson

Jordan is a trainee solicitor, having completed a law degree with honours at University of Leicester in 2017, and a Legal Practice Course qualification in 2021.

Whilst completing his Legal Practice Course, Jordan undertook a U.S internship with the Criminal Justice Task Force at Northeastern University, acting as a research assistant. During this time he was involved in numerous projects concerning criminal justice reform in Massachusetts and across the United States as a whole.

Jordan also brings with him experience working with business leaders in numerous sectors from his previous experience in the recruitment industry, with a proven ability to understand a corporation’s needs and provide suitable solutions in regard to employment strategy.

Jordan first joined Regan Peggs as an intern, with his drive and determination leading to the offer of a permanent paralegal position and now promotion to trainee solicitor.

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Olivia Thomas

Olivia is a paralegal at the firm. Having completed a Law Degree with Honours at Birmingham City University, Olivia is currently undertaking a course in LLM Legal Practice and has her sights set on becoming a Solicitor Advocate in the future.

Olivia has always been fascinated by the Law, in particular Criminal Law. Whilst volunteering at Birmingham Civil and Family Justice Centre for the Support Through Court charity, Olivia gained experience in Family Law, court appearances and providing emotional support to clients.

Motivated by her passion for the community, Olivia joined a volunteering group for 5 years, which involved performing to residents in nursing homes, hospitals and churches.

When she’s not working, studying or volunteering, Olivia can often be found on the football pitch.

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Beth Male

Beth is a paralegal at the firm. She started her career in law in 2016 as a legal apprentice at a local solicitors specialising in Conveyancing and Property law. Beth graduated from the University of Law having completed her Law degree in 2022 and hopes to continue her studies further in the near future.

Whilst studying for her degree Beth particularly enjoyed the criminal and civil litigation modules as it gave good insight into the process through court which is valuable information that she will be using daily while carrying out her role as a Paralegal.

Outside of work Beth enjoys playing football for her local team and long walks with her two dogs.

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Freya Poel

Freya is a paralegal at the firm. She completed her BA in English Literature at University of Birmingham, graduating with a first class honours. She then went on to study Modern Literature and Culture at King’s College London. After finding academia lacked the problem-solving element she was looking for, Freya progressed into law which she chose for the fusion between intellectual rigour and practical solutions it offers. She completed her Graduate Diploma in Law in January 2022, graduating with a Distinction, and is hoping to complete further legal courses soon.

Since her conversion into law, Freya has taken up paralegal and volunteer roles, advising clients about their rights and the legal routes which would best serve them. She has experience in immigration law and is excited to transfer her skills to her new pursuits at Regan Peggs Solicitors to develop her legal knowledge further.

In her free time, Freya enjoys gallery visits and trying to make her way through her ‘to read’ pile.