About Us

Clodes Solicitors was established by Michael Clode 25 years ago. Prior to forming his own practice Micheal Clode was a partner at Hugh James. Clodes Solicitors is a family run firm and is controlled by three Solicitor Partners Michael Clode, Damian Clode and Victoria Clode.

Solicitor Partners

Michael Clode is the Senior Partner who specialises in Mental Health Law, Family Law and Criminal Law. Michael is a member of the Law Society’s accredited Mental Health Law Panel and the accredited Children Law Panel Member.

Damian Clode specialises in Civil Litigation, Wills, Contentious and Non-contentious Probate, Private Client work, Court of Protection and Deputy Applications. Damian has had noteable success defending and persuing family dependants act claims at the High Court.  

Victoria Clode is a member of the Law Society’s accredited Children Law Panel and specialises in all areas of Family Law.  Victoria manages the offices.


Mary Minton, Qualified Solicitor for 30 years, Mary has specialised in family law throughout her career. She is extremely experienced in all areas of this type of work particularly in dealing with the fall out from separation and divorce and the financial consequences. Mary has acted for many clients with very substantial assets and is renowned for her sensible and sympathetic approach. Much of Mary’s work comes through recommendation from existing and former clients. Mary also deals with probate matters, wills and powers of attorney for her clients.

Administration Team

Katie Eveleigh has been heading up our admin team for the last 10 years.

Carole Atkins provides Secretarial support to the Partners within the practice

The firm operated from offices in Barry and Llanishen, Cardiff initially. Clodes has since expanded to serve Wales and the West of England. Clodes head office is based at Cardiff Gate selected due to its close proximity to the M4 corridor. We also have offices in Chancery Lane Central London,Bristol,Swansea, Barry and Gloucester.

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