The Travel and Leisure Law People

Meet the team

Stephen Mason

Senior Partner

Stephen has an indisputable reputation in travel law with an unmatched wealth of experience and is, therefore, able to advise clients on the most likely... more

Rivka Hawley


Rivka is one of the four partners at Travlaw. Her experience embodies the firm’s practical ethos. She has excellent judgment regarding which claims to fight... more

Matt Gatenby


Matt has over 17 years of experience in the travel law industry. Most of that experience has been in civil and commercial litigation. Friendly and... more

Farina Azam


Farina is the head of Travlaw’s Commercial Department focusing on regulatory advice, intellectual property and all aspects of commercial law. Farina is... more

Luke Golding

Associate Solicitor

Luke is our employment law specialist who heads up the employment department here at Travlaw, while also working closely with the commercial team. Luke has... more

Rachel Baskerville

Director of Finance

Rachel has over 25 years experience working with the travel industry in terms of both their legal and accounting needs. With her approachable and efficient... more

Krystene Bowd

Assistant Solicitor

Originally from County Down, Northern Ireland, Krystene attended Northumbria University where she achieved a 2.1 L.L.B. Law (Exempting) degree. She also... more

Katie Raby

Trainee Solicitor

Katie joined Travlaw in May 2014 after having extensive experience working within the travel industry since graduating from the University of Huddersfield in... more

Paul Forster


As our Consultant Corporate Solicitor, Paul mainly focuses on corporate transactions here at Travlaw and can assist with mergers and acquistions, EMI schemes,... more

Bianca Ford


Bianca joined the Travlaw Team in March 2013, so she has immediately been able to enjoy the benefits of our lovely new offices at Lee House. Bianca has taken... more

Brenda Mulenga

Trainee Solicitor

Brenda joined Travlaw in December 2016 as a trainee solicitor having completed her law degree at City University London and then the Legal Practice Course at... more

Laura Buckley

Trainee Solicitor

Laura joined Travlaw in December 2016 as a Trainee Solicitor. Originally from Stockton-on-tees, Laura studied law at degree level and then the Legal... more

Ami Naru

Associate Solicitor

Ami Naru, Associate Solicitor Another Travlaw team member with plenty of travel & leisure experience, Ami trained under Stephen Mason and qualified as a... more

Amanda Hughes


Amanda Hughes Amanda joined the Commercial Team at Travlaw in February 2018. Since qualifying as a solicitor in September 2014 she has spent time at both a... more

Natalie Dindar


Natalie joined Travlaw in March 2018 as a Paralegal in the Litigation team, having gained valuable experience in various areas of Civil Litigation in other... more

Nick Parkinson
Nick Parkinson


Nick joined Travlaw in 2018 having previously lead a team of litigation fee earners at a Claimant-orientated firm. A self confessed Euro-phile, Nick fell... more

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Travlaw - the travel law people

Travlaw LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales (Reg. no. OC342402) and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Members include: Stephen M Mason* MA, Rivka Hawley ACILEx (Non-Lawyer Member), Matt Gatenby BA (Hons), Farina Azam LLB (Hons). *Holding Higher Rights (Civil) qualification **CEDR accredited mediator.

Associated Offices: Athens, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Limassol, Lisbon, Madrid, Milan, and Paris.