Philippa studied psychology at Oriel College, Oxford before transferring to law as a post-graduate. She then trained at a London law firm and qualified as a solicitor in 1999.

Since qualification, Philippa has worked as a solicitor in and around Oxford, including 7 years with a major local firm formerly based in Woodstock.

Philippa specialises in Wills, probate and inheritance tax planning.

In addition to being a solicitor, Philippa is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Philippa lives in Stonesfield and enjoys horse riding and DIY.

M: 07796 267 953


Derek’s qualified as a solicitor after a career in retail banking. He worked for local law firms in Kidlington and Witney before setting up Woodstock Solicitors with Philippa Rumary in 2014.

Derek is a graduate of both the University of Manchester and Oxford Brookes University and has a masters degree in private international law.

Derek specialises in powers of attorney, Court of Protection work and probate.

Derek lives in Witney and enjoys cooking and spending time with his young family.

M: 07557 919 120