M J Darby & Co provide a range of high-quality legal services to individuals and business clients across Halesowen and the West Midlands.

Proud to have served our community for almost 40 years, we provide bespoke legal advice and services which genuinely protect and support our clients’ interests. So, whether you want to make a will, or need help with complex litigation, we can help.

With no case too big or too small, we have represented our clients at all levels – from the Small Claims Court right through
to The Supreme Court.

Reducing the hassle at all times, for our initial meeting we are more than happy to meet you at your home. We also ensure our
legal advice is delivered in plain English, so you are fully and properly informed at all times.

Michael Darby

Mike is an experienced solicitor. He founded M J Darby as he wanted to support and protect people and businesses across the local community. Over the years he has obtained enviable expertise in a wide range of matters including residential and commercial conveyancing, litigation (including property, commercial and intellectual property), and business asset transfers.

Away from the office, Mike enjoys spending time on the beaches of Cornwall.

Steve Malpass

Steve is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives. He qualified in 2001 in the top one percent in the country in contract law. Steve provides expert legal advice on many issues including estate planning (including wills and probate), Lasting Powers of Attorney, proceedings in the Court of Protection, landlord & tenant, employment law and litigation.

A keen runner, Steve has taken part in a number of half marathons, and you’ll generally find him at Park Run on a Saturday morning.

James Hadley

James is a solicitor and qualified licensed conveyancer. With over a decade of experience helping clients with their needs and queries, he specialises in wills and probate, asset protection, and residential conveyancing.

Away from work, James enjoys playing golf with his young son and travelling with his family.

Natalie Graham-Reid

Natalie is a specialist property lawyer. She qualified as a licensed conveyancer in 2015 and has almost 10 years experience in residential conveyancing, including sales, purchases, lease extensions, remortgages, equity release and transfers of equity. Natalie is also experienced in wills and probate with several years’ practice in will writing and estate administration.

Outside of office hours, Natalie enjoys baking and spending time with her young family.