Our Team

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Get to know your Harvey Associates team below.

Graham Harvey

MANAGING DIRECTOR (TEP SOLICITOR)
– Email: graham@harveyassociates.co.uk
– Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/graham-harvey-24585720
– Tel: 020 3745 5549 / 07701 085032

Graham is a solicitor and the founder and Managing Director of Harvey Associates. He grew up in South West Surrey before studying Politics at the University of Sheffield. Following graduation he worked for a couple of years as an English Teacher in Seoul Korea before returning to undertake legal studies at the College of Law. He trained at a firm in Richmond- upon-Thames, and since qualifying in 2007, he has attained the STEP qualification in 2012 and worked exclusively in the private client field for some leading practices.

At Harvey Associates Graham is ultimately responsible for the running of the firm and managing key client and business relationships. Graham advises across all core areas of our practice and he particularly enjoys coming up with practical solutions to complicated estate planning situations. Clients value his expertise and down-to-earth approach. Outside of work Graham plays tennis and squash at his local club in Purley and spends most of his time with his wife and young daughter. He is still trying to improve his Korean language skills.

Rafael Singer

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR (SOLICITOR)
– Email: raf@harveyassociates.co.uk
– Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/raf-singer-79354236
– Tel: 020 3745 5549

Rafael is a solicitor and is Associate Director of Harvey Associates. He specialises in private client work and joined our practice in May 2016. He had a previous career in the public sector and qualified as a solicitor at a Buckinghamshire firm where he focused mainly in family law. Rafael is very experienced at dealing with people from a wide range of backgrounds and is a key member of our team, advising across all areas of our work, particularly in the administration of estates. When he is not busy at home with his wife and two young children, he is networking, studying for his STEP exams, listening to podcasts on long walks and attending political events.

Krupa Pankhania

CHARTERED LEGAL EXECUTIVE (LAWYER)
– Email: krupa@harveyassociates.co.uk
– Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/krupa-pankhania-917539138
– Tel: 020 3745 5549

Krupa is a qualified lawyer (Chartered Legal Executive) who joined our firm in November 2017 having studied Law at Brunel University and undertaking her Legal Practice Course at University of Law. Krupa is developing her own caseload whilst at the same time continuing to provide invaluable support to the senior fee earners in the areas of wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and probate. Krupa is supplementing her practical experience with technical knowledge as she progresses through the STEP exams which she intends to complete this year. In her spare time when she is not studying, Krupa enjoys running, baking, and spending quality time with the family.

Vanessa Cresswell

CONSULTANT (TEP SOLICITOR)
– Email: vanessa@harveyassociates.co.uk
– Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vanessa-cresswell-62b30785
– Tel: 020 3745 5549 / 07920 025381

Vanessa is a Consultant at Harvey Associates and holds a Masters in Law from King’s College London. Vanessa qualified in 2005, is a full member of STEP (having completed her exams in 2011) and has a wealth of experience in handling the administration of estates and advising on wills and private client work in general. Vanessa has a keen eye for detail and her strong organisational skills and technical ability has been a great asset to our clients since she joined Harvey Associates in January 2018. Vanessa has been expanding her areas of practice to also include trust advice and Court of Protection.