Hayward Baker Team

Our Team

Keith Hayward

I went into Law because I couldn't think of anything else to do!

Favourite Film: The Blues Brothers.

Favourite Song: American trilogy.

Favourite food: Bread and butter pudding!

Hobbies: Golf, football and following Pompey.

Dinner Guest: Harry Rednapp.

Keith Hayward

Managing Director

Trevor Baker

I got into the Law because I was told it would suit my personality. Here we are, 26 years later!

Favourite song: Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana). It changed the course of rock music.

Favourite food: Fish & Chips or Thai.

Hobbies: Motor Sports & Cycling.

Dinner Guest: My late Grandfather. A Great War vet. He survived Arras and the Somme before being captured at Cambrai.

Trevor Baker


Samuel Dorne

I got into the Law because I love learning new things and wanted to do something interesting.

Favourite Movie:. Inception, no the Matrix, no The Empire Strikes back, no the Shawshank Redemption no (there’s too many!)

Favourite food: A good roast dinner.

Hobbies: Watching the All Blacks.

Dinner Guest: If I could have dinner with anyone it would be my Wife for brownie points or Scarlett Johansson if I am being honest.

Samuel Dorne


Abigail Moore

I chose to work in the Law to help people and make a difference.

Favourite Film: Count of Monte Cristo

Favourite food: I love spicy flavoured food.

Hobbies: socialising and partying.

Dinner Guest: Michelle and Barack Obama.

Abigail Moore

Costs Drafstman

Alison Spriggs

I didn’t know what I wanted to do when I left college but found a secretarial job working in law. I enjoyed the varied nature of the job and in particular litigation and so decided to take my CILEX exams.

Favourite book: Broken by Daniel Clay

Favourite food: I love Thai food.

Hobbies: Walking my dog via the pub/Camping/Travelling/Holidays.

Dinner Guest: If I could have dinner with anyone it would be my younger teenage self!

Alison Spriggs

Senior Chartered legal Executive

Cameron Dunks

Working in Law wasn’t something I exactly chose to do as I started working in a small part time role while I studied but since then, it has opened up an entire new learning path and taught me a lot of useful life skills.

Favourite Film: Step Brothers

Favourite food: Can’t beat some medium chicken thighs from Nando’s.

Hobbies: Playing and watching football and it is how I spend most nights!

Dinner Guest: I think I would most like to have dinner with Dwayne Johnson (The Rock). He would have so many good stories to talk about and there would be a lot of food on the table

Cameron Dunks

Legal Assistant Aviation Consumer Claims

Gary Lee

I chose the Law because I like a challenge and it feels good to help people.

Favourite film: Probably one of the Coen Brothers’ films – can’t decide which one if my favourite.

Favourite food: Any dish made with a hefty amount of chilli and coriander. .

Hobbies: My favourite pastimes are cycling, gigs and beer.

Dinner Guest: If I could have dinner with anyone it would be Bill Hicks.

Gary Lee

Chartered Legal Executive

Dana Hughes

I was initially intrigued by the law as it is quite taboo, it is often overly generalised and misunderstood. I wanted to break these barriers and understand the operation of the Law and how it affects everyone’s day to day lives.

Favourite book: I don’t have a lot of time to watch films as I am undertaking my Bar exams.

Favourite food: Indian curry.

Hobbies: Ballroom and Latin dancing and running, however most of my hobbies have had to take a break as any free time I do have is spent doing University work or revising.

Dinner Guest I would have dinner with Walt Disney.

Dana Hughes


Jacqueline Long

I ended up working in the Law after being made redundant.

Favourite Film: My favourite film Robert de Niro’s Scent of a Woman fantastic Tango.

Favourite Book: War and Peace.

Favourite Song: Feeling by Nina Simone.

Favourite Food: Italian.

Hobbies: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Voices Choir, reading, crochet and sewing.

Dinner Guest: If I could have dinner with anyone it would be J F Kennedy.

Jacqueline Long

Accounts Assistant

James Chard

I chose to work in Law because I enjoy the combination of researching technical aspects and the daily competition that it brings.

Favourite Film and book: Lord of the rings

Favourite food: Anything French or Italian on the food front.

Hobbies: Coaching American Football for the University of Portsmouth Destroyers.

Dinner Guest: If I could have dinner with anyone it would be Bill Belichick.

James Chard

Case Handler Aviation Consumer Claims

James Lowley

I didn’t pursue a job in Law, it just happened!

Favourite book and Film: Favourite films and books are Harry Potter

Favourite food: Thai or Sunday Roast?

Hobbies: When I have spare time I love spending time with my family.

Dinner Guest: If I could have dinner with anyone it would be Michael Jackson.

James Lowley

Network Administrator/System Developer

Lee Hammond

I have a genuine interest in how the law system works and helping people get what is rightfully theirs is a satisfying way to earn a living.

Favourite Film: Robocop (1987 version)

Favourite book: Anything by Roald Dahl. As a child they drove my imagination.

Favourite food: Sunday Roast and English Cooked Breakfast.

Hobbies: Running any distance up to 100k

Dinner Guest: My granddad on my mums side of the family. He passed away so I never knew him but am told I’m very much like him.

Lee Hammond

Aviation Claims Accounts Co-ordinator

Michael Hayward

I didn’t choose the law industry, the law industry chose me.

Favourite Film: The Wolf of Wall Street.

Favourite Food:My favourite type of food is Italian.

Hobbies: Playing/watching football. Specifically Portsmouth FC.

Dinner Guest: I would have dinner with Jesus for 2 reasons. Firstly, I would like to ask him many things, including if everything is true and to prove it. Secondly, we could order tap water and then he could turn it into wine to keep the cost down for us.

Michael Hayward

Legal Assistant Aviation Consumer Claims

Nadira Choudry

I chose to work in law because I always wanted a career which would be rewarding, and one where I could make a difference (I would have chosen doctor but I don’t like blood!)

Favourite Film: I like to laugh so a good comedy film.

Favourite food: I love ALL food so no favourite but Thai food is one I eat quite a lot and really enjoy.

Hobbies: I love socialising with friends and family (usually involving food!).

Dinner Guest: My dinner guest would be Oprah Winfrey.

Nadira Choudry

Senior Case Handler Aviation Consumer Claims

Nicola Libby

I fell into the Law really because Solicitors Accounts seemed more interesting than basic accounts, it snowballed from there!

Favourite Film: Elf, I love all things Christmas!

Favourite Food:My Italian and of course cheese

Hobbies: My favourite pastime is walking my dog and socialising, both usually involve wine, family and friends..

Dinner Guest: If I could have dinner with anyone it would be my Dad, he died far too young and there is so much I wish I had asked him.

Nicola Libby

Head of Finance & HR

Oliver Hammond

I started this job straight from leaving school because I felt like it was a good starting point in my working life and I knew that the experience would help me massively in my later years.

Favourite Film: My favourite film is the original Annie.

Favourite food: Fajitas

Hobbies: Going to Fratton Park and watching the blues.

Dinner Guest: Madeline McCann because then I could ask her about what actually happened and clear up the unknown details surrounding her whole disappearance.

Oliver Hammond

Legal Assistant Aviation Consumer Claims

Rob Tonks

Favourite book and Film: Flight of the Intruder

Favourite Book: Chicken Hawk a Huey helicopter pilots experience in the Vietnam War

Favourite Food: Roast Dinner

Favourite Song: Wish you were here (Pink Floyd)

Hobbies: Boxer Dogs, Scale Aircraft Modelling (helps with my combat PTSD), Air Shows and photography.

Dinner Guest: My mother who I lost when I was three years old to a drunk driver.

Rob Tonks

ICT Manager

Sandra Savage-Brookes

Sandra Savage-Brookes


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