19 Church Street
Isle of Wight
PO38 1SN

DX: 99225 Ventnor IW

Tel: 01983 852626

Fax: 01983 855600

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Our team

Tony Careless

Tony is the Principal of the practice. He has a background in a number of different areas of legal practice but now concentrates on property work.

Tony is a first class honours degree graduate of the University of Wales and qualified as a solicitor in 1981. Ten years later he opened his practice in Ventnor after moving to the Island in 1989, and has lived and worked here ever since.

Sandra Brown

Sandra is a senior Solicitor practising in all aspects of Wills, Probate and Affairs of the Elderly.

Sandra obtained an Honours Degree at Trent Polytechnic in Nottingham in 1986 and qualified as a Solicitor in 1990.

After practising in London and the birth of her son, Sandra moved to the Island in 1999 and joined the practice in 2006.

Wendy Webb

F.Inst PA, Residential Convenancing

Wendy is a conveyancing executive dealing in all areas of residential conveyancing, having attained her Specialist Paralegal Practitioner's Qualification at the University of West England (Bristol) and is now a Fellow of the Institute of Paralegals.

Wendy has over 25 years experience within Solicitors Legal Practice and joined A J Careless in 1991.

Ian Clark


Ian is a Chartered Legal Executive with over 25 years experience. He began his career on the Island in 1990 before qualifying as a Legal Executive in 1998.

Ian specialises in drafting Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and assisting families with the administration of estates. Over the years he is proud to have helped families from generation to generation.

Away from work, Ian is married with two young daughters and enjoys fell walking in the Lake District and family holidays in the Yorkshire Dales.