Harlow solicitor Harris Cuffaro and Nichols offer a range of legal services to both the local community and further afield. Our services include the following:

  • Residential and Commercial Conveyancing
  • Wills and Probate
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • General Criminal Defence
  • 24 hour Police Station Representation
  • Fraud Defence including Benefit Fraud
  • Motoring Offences

Please see our specific pages in the link above for more information regarding each of these services.

Harris Cuffaro and Nichols was founded in 1997 by three local Solicitors who between them had nearly 50 years experience in delivering legal services. Since then, the firm has grown from strength to strength and we have an experienced and dedicated team of Solicitors, Licenced Conveyancers, Police Station Representatives and Support Staff.

Peter Cuffaro is one of the founding members of the firm and heads both our Property Department as well as our Wills and Probate team. He is assisted by Lin Plows, Licenced Conveyancer and Partner; Eva Hart, Licenced Conveyancer and Emma Marchant, Solicitor.

Stuart Cooper heads our Criminal Law and Motoring department, and is assisted by Lauren Bond, Solicitor and Partner; Darren Flight, Managing Clerk; Emma Davenport, Solicitor; and Nicola Copson, Criminal Litigation Manager. The team is assisted by excellent support staff as well as Police Station Representatives, including John Moore and Louise Hobday, who are on hand 24 hours a day.

Please see the individual profiles of some of our fee earners below.

Our Team

Peter Cuffaro, Senior Partner, solicitor in Harlow
Peter Cuffaro


Peter is the Senior Partner of the firm and is the head of the firm’s non contentious department. He is our most experienced property lawyer dealing with both residential and commercial property transactions.

StuartCoope, Senior Partner, solicitor in Harlow
Stuart Cooper


Stuart heads our Criminal Litigation team and is widely regarded as one of the most skilled and professional Criminal Lawyers in the area. He is an extremely talented and articulate advocate.

Lin Plows, Senior Partner, solicitor in Harlow
Lin Plows


Lin is a Licensed Conveyancer and qualified in 2003 with the Council of Licensed Conveyancers. She has worked within Conveyancing and Private Client matters in the local area for in excess of 25 years.

Lauren Bond, Partner, solicitor in Harlow
Lauren Bond


Lauren Bond joined Harris Cuffaro and Nichols in 2009 having completed the Bar Vocational Course at the University of Law. Lauren Bond then cross-qualified and was admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales in 2012.

Emma Marchant, Solicitor, solicitor in Harlow
Emma Marchant


Emma joined Harris Cuffaro & Nichols in June 2014, and qualified as a Solicitor in 2011 having graduated From Westminster University in 2007 and completed the Legal Practice Course from the College of Law in 2008.

Hassan Mahmood
Hassan Mahmood


Hassan Mahmood deals with all Property matters with a particular focus on Commercial. He has established a good reputation with local  and national business owners, developers and established clients of the firm for being a timely, effective and approachable solicitor.

Justin Ginger
Justin Ginger


Justin joined Harris Cuffaro & Nichols in June 2016 and qualified as a solicitor in March 2020. Whilst working at the firm he completed his Graduate Diploma of Law and Legal Practice Course, both with distinction.

Robert Batchelor
Robert Batchelor


Robert joined Harris Cuffaro & Nichols Solicitors as a Trainee Solicitor in 2017 having completed the Legal Practice Course, alongside a Masters degree in Legal Practice, at the University of Law.


  • Have used these solicitors a number of times for conveyancing. I wouldn’t use anyone else.
  • Sale was completed in only 4 weeks thanks to the promptness with which issues were dealt with.
  • You were very good and kept me informed all the time. Thank you for your services
  • You provided a most satisfactory service, no improvement needed.
  • I’m more than happy with your ongoing service again. Thank you.
  • Service was fantastic from start to finish! Thank You.
  • Just a massive thanks to Stuart and the team. Nice one folks.
  • Fantastic service from first telephone call, I am happy to recommend anyone.
  • Stuart & crew are brilliant solicitors always used  you and always will.
  • Really happy with the service and outcome of my case. Keep up the great work. Many thanks!
  • I wouldnt hesitate to recommend yourself to anyone that required a legal service.
  • Very happy with service. Thank You!
  • Darren Flight always very helpful throughout the case.
  • Stuart was brilliant.
  • Made me feel I was in safe hands.
  • Nothing. Stuart was excellent from start to finish. Thank You.
  • I was very impressed by the Representation I received.